Introduction to Post-Tonal Theory by Joseph N. Straus

By Joseph N. Straus

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For undergraduate/graduate-level classes in Twentieth-Century suggestions, and Post-Tonal thought and research taken by means of tune majors.

A primer–rather than a survey–this textual content deals tremendously transparent, easy causes of uncomplicated theoretical options for the post-tonal song of the 20th century. Emphasizing hands-on touch with the music–through enjoying, making a song, listening, and analyzing–it presents six chapters on thought, every one illustrated with musical examples and entirely worked-out analyses, all drawn principally from the “classical” pre-war repertoire through Schoenberg, Stravinsky, Bartok, Berg, and Webern.


"Straus takes a paced, methodical, logical method of every one subject. He introduces it in context and — maybe most importantly of all — makes use of language that is so obvious that simply to persist with his descriptions, factors and illustrations conscientiously is to appreciate every one point of the idea below consideration."  Mark Sealey,

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