Theory of Harmony (Paperback)

Theory of Harmony By Arnold Schoenberg, Roy E. Carter (Translated by), Walter Frisch (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Arnold Schoenberg, Roy E. Carter (Translated by), Walter Frisch (Foreword by)
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A new critical foreword by Walter Frisch, H. Harold Gumm/Harry and Albert von Tilzer Professor of Music at Columbia University, expands this centennial edition. Frisch puts Schoenberg's masterpiece into historical and ideological context, delineating the connections between music, theory, art, science, and architecture in turn-of-the century Austro-German culture.

About the Author

Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951), renowned Austrian and American composer, musical theorist, painter, and teacher of composition, pioneered compositional and critical approaches to atonality that were landmarks in twentieth century musical thought.

Praise For…

"Schoenberg’s largest and most important treatise. . . . brilliant, wide-ranging yet well focused, expansive yet reflective, eclectic yet comprehensible . . . this book will come as a joy, a revelation.”
— Notes

Product Details
ISBN: 9780520266087
ISBN-10: 0520266080
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication Date: October 13th, 2010
Pages: 472
Language: English