INDEX

PREFACE (WITH SOME PRACTICAL REMARKS)

PART ONE

PARAMETER ANALYSIS. THEORETICAL BACKGROUNDS

INTRODUCTION. PURPOSE OF THIS STUDY.

PARAMETER CONCEPTS IN EUROPEAN SERIALISM

THE SERIAL COMPOSITION AS AN INTEGRAL WHOLE OF INDEPENDENT PARAMETERS.

PARALLEL AMERICAN DEVELOPMENTS, DIFFERENCES, ENCOUNTERS, SIMILARITIES

MODERN MUSIC AND CULTURAL REPRESSION

PARAMETER THEORY IN MUSIC LITERATURE

SUMMARIZING AND CONCLUDING STATEMENTS


PART TWO

PARAMETER ANALYSIS APPLIED. CATALOGUING EXAMPLES OF PARAMETER TREATMENT

INTRODUCTORY REMARKS

THE CATALOGUE IN ITS THEORETICAL AND DIDACTICAL CONTEXT

DESIGN OF THE CATALOGUE

BACKGROUND OF STUDENTS' COMPOSITIONS

IMMEDIATE BACKGROUND

THE USE OF "STORIES" AND THE PROGRAM MUSIC TRADITION

THE TREATMENT OF INDIVIDUAL PARAMETERS IN STUDENT'S COMPOSITIONS

PITCH

DURATION

DYNAMICS

TIMBRE

DENSITY

PULSE - NO PULSE

TEMPO

STYLISTIC RECOGNIZABILITY

TONAL - ATONAL

DEGREES OF CONTRAST

THE LONG FREE IMPROVISATION. ANALYTICAL REMARKS

PARAMETER TREATMENT IN THE ABOVE EXAMPLES

RECORDINGS

SELECTION OF RECORDINGS

INDEX OF RECORDINGS

APPENDIX. SOME COMPOSITIONS OUTSIDE THE SCOPE OF THE THEORETICAL EXAMINATION ABOVE

LITERATURE

NOTES

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