Serial Composition by Reginald Smith BrindleSerial Composition by Reginald Smith Brindle

Serial Composition

byReginald Smith Brindle

Paperback | April 30, 1999

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This introductory text for students covers all the most important aspects of serial composition, including full discussion of such topics as melody writing, twelve-note harmony, polyphonic writing, forms, stylistic factors, avant-garde techniques, and free twelve-note composition. The author'sintention is to avoid a pedantic exposition of serial principles and to include many technical details which are also valid in non serial contexts, being the common property of contemporary musical languages. Richard Smith Brindle (born 1917) is a native of Lancashire. He studied at the UniversityCollege of North Wales, Bangor, in Rome at the Academia di Santa Cecilia, and in Florence privately with Dallapiccola. His own music is influenced by he Italian avant-garde school of berio, Maderna, non, and others. From 1970 until his retirement in 1985 he was Professor of Music at the Universityof Surrey.
Title:Serial CompositionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:220 pages, 8.86 × 5.71 × 0.55 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0193119064

ISBN - 13:9780193119062

Appropriate for ages: 14 - 14