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Published: 17 December 2007

352 Pages

ISBN: 9780195365825

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Musical Symbolism in the Operas of Debussy and Bartok

Elliot Antokoletz

  • Presents new theoretical principles and describes how they link historical, cultural, philosophical, and psychological issues of the early 20th century within the operatic milieu
  • Explores the historical sources underlying the radical shift in music away from a traditional tonal system in the early 20th century
  • Takes a pioneering theoretical/analytical approach to a new musical language