Still, one doesn't need to recognize structure or the way a tone row
is used in order to discern aspects of tension and release; such as, the piling up of dissonances vs.
The "chicken-or-egg" relationship of the chorale and the concerto was the chorale a later development from the chance coincidence between its distinctive opening tritone span (A B C# D#) and the last four notes of the concerto's tone row
? has an interesting twist in that on 6 April 1914, Berg attended a concert at which Bach Cantata no.
write a piece using this tone row
and that instrumentation), pieces derivative of or reacting against a very narrow canon of music, pieces whose aesthetic -- if there is one -- is ultra-cognitive.
Each tone row
is the result of applying a permutation and consists of ringing each of the n bells exactly once.
One player (the `starter') leads off and after one or two cycles the other (the `mixer') enters, interlocking perfectly his tone row
with that of the starter.
Being responsive to chord progressions and their manipulations will enhance connections to extraordinary works; knowing something about a tone row
, and its variations, will aid in comprehending serial composition.
A short work, it starts and ends with a slow, unmetered section suggesting a tone row
, but instead establishes a set of intervals.
Fourteen manuscript items are found in the Dallapiccola Archive in Florence for this complex of nine works that are all based upon the same tone row
. (see Mila De Santis, ed.
His song of 1979, "She jiang cai-furong (Picking Lotus Flowers Along the Riverside)," is based on a tone row
containing exclusively pentatonic intervals: major second, major and minor thirds, perfect fourth and fifth, major and minor sixth, and minor seventh.
The notes of a tone row
and the forms of a row, Adorno said, were undifferentiated; movement from one to another of them was the result of no compulsion or corollary.
Meier uses an eleven-note tone row
, a Lydian motive, and aleatoric elements to create violent outbursts contrasted with moments of tranquility.
For example, a youngster who has applied serial technique to a composition based on a tone row
will increase his/her understanding of a dodecaphonic work, perhaps appreciate it, even though s/he may continue to dislike it.