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The later music of Elliott Carter

Subtitle:
a study in music theory and analysis
Abstract:

Any composer's writings form an important source for the critical study of his music: they must nevertheless be used with care, Carter's writings are considered as part of a tradition in American music. His musical development up to 1959 is briefly sketched, with particular reference to those elements which with hindsight can be seen to have been most significant in the evolution of a mature musical language - various experimental and non-western musical traditions, influences from other ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Music
Role:
Author
Publication date:
1986
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Barcode:
602328599
URN:
uuid:c47d92da-277e-4850-9e3b-e5e0cd93308f
Local pid:
td:602328598
Language:
English
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