|Luigi Dallapiccola's first twelve-tone work : an analytical study of compositional techniques in cinque frammenti di saffo
||"Luigi Dallapiccola (1904-1975) is considered the foremost Italian composer of twelve-tone music. While the culmination of his efforts resulted in masterpieces such as Quaderno musicale di Annalibera, in which the transformation of a single row is th...
|The emancipation of consonance: a pedagogical approach to distinguishing between consonance and harmonic stability
||Modern pedagogical approaches to consonance have three problems in common: they often conflate consonance with subjective cultural factors, they do not account for the most recent psychological research, and they do not adequately explain musical phe...
|Modified contrapuntal conventions: stability and instability in the neotonal music of Hindemith
||This paper presents an analytical methodology for neotonal music that is based upon the writings of Hindemith (1942) and Etler (1974). After establishing a gradation that orders intervals from the most stable to the most unstable, a theory of interva...