One of the most prolific and versatile composers of his day, Hindemith had a style that was neoclassical in flavor, harmonically advanced, but decidedly tonal (he was the most articulate opponent of Schoenberg 's atonal
The style uses a mixture of tonal and atonal
pitches, which does not abandon the melody.
Harmonically, there is a wonderful mix of tonal, modal, and atonal
cacophony of a second movement, a double-bass converted into a snare drum (through use of paper between the strings) in the third, musket-like snap pizzicato in the sixth, and shameless glissando in the last.
cacophony of a second movement, a double-bass converted into a snare drum (through cunning use of a slip of paper between the strings) in the third, musket-like snap pizzicato in the sixth, and shameless glissando in the last.
Using a model in which the dialectic of simultaneity and delay organizes time into elastic rhythms, he analyzes the time-structure of such diverse phenomena as atonal
music, political decision making, leaps of memory and the boredom of waiting, and simultaneities and delays in everyday experience and behavior.
[bar]WE But, as the owners of some properly freeform nodal saxophone squawking that could clear out most riotous house party with just a few atonal
parps, understand some people's reticence.
They demonstrated that loss of one of those genes, Atonal
homolog 1 (ATOH1), causes colon cancer in mice.
In Schoenberg's Erwartung, the audience enters into an expressionistic world in which everything rests on the shoulders of a solo soprano, who has to blend into the complex atonal
musical language often distributed among a variety of orchestral instruments.
"I'm not sure how to describe what this is, but it's not weird, abstract, atonal
noise," Stubbert says in an e-mail.
The core of this remarkable evening was actually Messiaen's La Fauvette des Jardins, a powerful exploration of piano sonorities, veiled atmospherics, thunder and lightning and, of course, the ever-present atonal
chatter of birds.
Finding the traditional three-part division (tonal; atonal
; twelve-tone) to be inadequate, and the label "atonal
" to be so broad as to be meaningless, Haimo proposes three new periods, each with subdivisions.