Music of the Twentieth Century
by Ton de Leeuw
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press 2005
Number of pages: 223
Ton de Leeuw was a truly groundbreaking composer. As evidenced by his pioneering study of compositional methods that melded Eastern traditional music with Western musical theory, he had a profound understanding of the complex and often divisive history of twentieth-century music. Now his renowned chronicle is offered here in a newly revised English-language edition.
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