TITLE

Minimalism: Aesthetic, style, or technique?

AUTHOR(S)
Johnson, Timothy A.
PUB. DATE
December 1994
SOURCE
Musical Quarterly;Winter94, Vol. 78 Issue 4, p742
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses minimalism in music as an aesthetic, a style and a technique. Presence of minimalism in modern music; Exclusion of traditional Western musical works from the notion of minimalism; Production of diatonic collections; Phenomenon of musical style in terms of form, texture, harmony, melody and rhythm; Deviation from the minimalist aesthetic of nonrepresentation in the operas of Philip Glass.
ACCESSION #
9504282727

 

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