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Published: 10 May 2021

324 Pages | 113 figures

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190949235

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Thinking In and About Music

Analytical Reflections on Milton Babbitt's Music and Thought

Zachary Bernstein

  • Employs analytical methodologies novel to Babbitt's music concerning rhetoric, text setting, embodiment, and temporality
  • Contextualizes Babbitt's writings and compositional procedures in terms of the influence he drew from Schenkerian theory, analytic philosophy, and cognitive science
  • Includes reproductions of Babbitt's sketch materials, which have never been published before