Though it has several important areas of weakness, Aida Huseynova's book Music of Azerbaijan: From Mugham to Opera offers a rare resource for the exploration of Azerbaijani art music
of the twentieth century.
He details how Lewis' music was seen as different based on perceptions about what jazz should sound like and what jazz musicians should look like, in addition to explaining the cultural world of middle and upper-class African Americans in the 1950s and the role of Western art music
in class boundaries and the African American community; Lewis' musical output between 1952 and 1962 in terms of the Black Arts movement and Black Nationalism; the compositional elements of works he wrote with the Modern Jazz Quartet and others and how they engaged various audiences; his manipulation of genre boundaries in the film scores for Sait-on jamais, and Odds against Tomorrow; and the implications of understanding Lewis' work through this lens.
He includes examples from Western art music
and popular music.
International Society of Contemporary Music (ISCM), an international organisation for contemporary art music
also gives platform for everyone who is professionally active in the field of contemporary art music
to mark the day.
Intertextuality in Western Art Music
(Musical Meaning and Interpretation), by Michael L.
and it takes more than juxtaposition to bridge the fundamental division in Western art music
, which the terms noise and electronic music seem to reinforce, between performer and composer.
This is the first published collection of interviews with Israeli composers of art music
, which explores the developing nature of a distinct culture.
This volume contains from-running research in sacred and secular art music
in the Holy Roman Empire between c.
But in this decade, Nonesuch seems to be expanding in all directions, on the vanguard of a broader attitude about art music
written for and listened to by the public.
Definitions, history, evolution, and a listing of selected composers and compositions which were influenced by jazz all coalesce to relate jazz to what Roach calls art music
With a curriculum rooted in the tradition of western art music
, Longy's mission is to prepare musicians to make a difference in the world.
Writing for readers interested in music, culture, and philosophy, Del Nevo, a philosopher at the Catholic Institute of Sydney, Australia, focuses on the aesthetic experience of listening to Western art music
and how it can transform the soul.