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Author Hopkins, Robert G

Title Closure and Mahler's Music : the Role of Secondary Parameters / Robert G. Hopkins
Published Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2016]


Description 1 online resource : 75 music examples, 22 illustrations
Series Studies in the Criticism and Theory of Music
Contents Frontmatter -- Contents -- Preface -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Closure -- 3. Secondary Parameters and Closure -- 4. Secondary Parameters and Closure in Mahler -- 5. Closing Observations -- Notes -- Works Cited -- Appendix: List of Rehearsal Numbers and Measure Numbers in Mahler's Symphonies -- Index
Summary Through scrupulous and perceptive analyses, Hopkins shows how parameters other than melody, harmony, and rhythm compensate for the weakening of tonal syntax in Mahler's music. Closure and Mahler's Music provides a conceptual framework that can enhance understanding of the stylistic changes that took place during the first part of the twentieth century
Notes In English
Online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed Dec. 09, 2016)
Subject Mahler, Gustav, 1860-1911 -- Criticism and interpretation
SUBJECT Mahler, Gustav, 1860-1911 fast
Subject Closure (Music)
MUSIC -- Individual Composer & Musician.
Closure (Music)
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781512802757