By David Lewin

ISBN-10: 0195317122

ISBN-13: 9780195317121

ISBN-10: 0199759952

ISBN-13: 9780199759958

unique track theorist and composer David Lewin (1933-2003) applies the conceptual framework he constructed in his previous, cutting edge Generalized Musical periods and Transformations to the numerous repertoire of the 20 th century during this stimulating and illustrative e-book. reading the various compositions of 4 canonical composers--Simbolo from Dallapiccola's Quaderno musicale di Annalibera ; Stockhausen's Klavierstuck III ; Webern's Op. 10, No. four; and Debussy's Feux d'articifice --Lewin brings forth buildings which he calls "transformational networks" to bare attention-grabbing and suggestive elements of the track. during this complementary paintings, Lewin stimulates thought of the overall technique of musical research and problems with large-scale shape as they relate to transformational analytic structuring. Musical shape and Transformation , first released in 1993 through Yale collage Press, used to be the recipient of an ASCAP Deems Taylor Award.

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