New PDF release: Twentieth-Century Organ Music (Routledge Studies in Musical

By Christopher S. Anderson

This quantity explores twentieth-century organ song via in-depth experiences of the critical facilities of composition, the main major composers and their works, and the evolving function of the device and its tune. The twentieth-century used to be a time of remarkable swap for organ tune, not just in its composition and function but in addition within the criteria of software layout and construction. Organ tune was once something yet proof against the advanced musical, highbrow, and socio-political weather of the time. Twentieth-Century Organ Music examines the organ's repertory from the complete interval, contextualizing it opposed to the history of vital social and cultural developments. In a suite of twelve essays, skilled students survey the dominant geographic facilities of organ tune (France, the Netherlands, Scandinavia, the U.S., and German-speaking international locations) and examine the composers who made vital contributions to the repertory (Reger in Germany, Messiaen in France, Ligeti in japanese and vital Europe, Howells in nice Britain). Twentieth-Century Organ Music offers a clean vantage element from which to view one of many 20th century's so much various and fascinating musical spheres.

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