Emphasizing hands-on contact with the music—through playing,
singing, listening, and analyzing—this book provides six chapters
on theory, each illustrated with musical examples and fully
worked-out analyses, all drawn largely from the “classical”
pre-war repertoire by Schoenberg, Stravinsky, Bartok, Berg, and
Webern. This book offers exceptionally clear, simple explanations
of basic theoretical concepts for the post-tonal music... more...