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After Teleology

Jeremy Grimshaw.

in Draw a Straight Line and Follow It

December 2011; p ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music; Music Theory and Analysis. 3580 words.

This concluding chapter includes brief discussions of some of Young’s later works (including Chronos Kristalla and Just Charles & Cello) and seeks to draw together the various strands of...

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Assessment for Music Learning

William I. Bauer.

in Music Learning Today

March 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music; Music Theory and Analysis. 4662 words.

Assessment is an essential aspect of teaching and learning. Not only is assessment necessary to determine if students have learned what teachers think they have taught, but it also informs...

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Back to Modernism. Back to Futurism. Back to New York (1948–1975)

David Schiff.

in Carter

August 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music; Music Theory and Analysis. 15194 words.

Carter’s mid-life oeuvre much of it composed in Europe, can be divided into three phases. From the Cello Sonata to the Variations for Orchestra he achieved a synthesis of European...

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Bagatelles

David Schiff.

in Carter

August 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music; Music Theory and Analysis. 7609 words.

In his final decade, Carter composed with an unprecedented fluency, turning out a stream of compositions, large and small, for a wide variety of ensembles. Many of these works recall the...

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A Brief Life of a Very Long Life

David Schiff.

in Carter

August 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music; Music Theory and Analysis. 6669 words.

This chapter outlines the known facts about Carter’s life and tracks the reception history of his music. Carter grew up in a comfortable upper middle class New York household and was...

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Carter

David Schiff.

August 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Book. Subjects: American Music; Music Theory and Analysis. 296 pages.

This book surveys the life and work of the great American composer Elliott Carter (1908–2012). It examines his formative, and often ambivalent, engagements with Charles Ives and other...

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Carter vs. Poets (Round 1)

David Schiff.

in Carter

August 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music; Music Theory and Analysis. 3989 words.

With A Mirror on which to Dwell, composed in 1975, Carter returned to vocal music and to modern American poetry. Mirror, to poems of Elizabeth Bishop, was soon followed by Syringa (John...

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Carter vs. Poets (Round 2)

David Schiff.

in Carter

August 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music; Music Theory and Analysis. 8521 words.

Alongside the lucid, transparent instrumental works of his last years, Carter composed seven works for voice and ensemble that set poetry by the founding generation of American literary...

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A Conceptual Framework for Technology-Assisted Music Learning

William I. Bauer.

in Music Learning Today

March 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music; Music Theory and Analysis. 6276 words.

This chapter serves as an introduction to the book and the Technological Pedagogical and Content Knowledge (TPACK) conceptual framework around which the book is designed. The discussion...

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Creating Music

William I. Bauer.

in Music Learning Today

March 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: American Music; Music Theory and Analysis. 11160 words.

Grounded in the research and best practice literature, chapter 3 discusses concepts and skills, pedagogies, and technology related to musical creativity. Creativity is usually an assumed...

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