List of atonal compositions

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This is a list of atonal musical compositions. Pieces are listed by composer.

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Other composers with atonal pieces include Harrison Birtwistle & Peter Maxwell Davies,[53] Jacob Druckman, Barbara Kolb,[54] Henry Cowell, Claude Debussy, Brian Ferneyhough,[55] Alexander Goehr,[56] Lou Harrison, Paul Hindemith, Karel Husa, Charles Ives, György Ligeti, Witold Lutosławski, George Perle,[57] Sergei Prokofiev, David Raskin,[58] Nikolai Roslavets,[59] Hermann Schroeder, Alexander Scriabin, Charles Seeger, Igor Stravinsky, Fartein Valen, and Iannis Xenakis.

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References[edit]

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  6. ^ a b Crutchfield, Will (December 17, 1989). "'Wozzeck' Speaks To Us by Mixing Two Musical Modes", NYTimes.com. "Alban Berg's Wozzeck was the first atonal opera to get anywhere near standard repertory status, and it is still the only one. (Berg's second opera, Lulu, is the only other remote contender.)"
  7. ^ a b Steib, Murray (2013). Reader's Guide to Music: History, Theory and Criticism, p.77. Routledge. ISBN 9781135942625. George Perle, "explains Berg's musical language as a great mixture of devices and techniques--some carried over from atonal style of Wozzeck, other reflecting an idiosyncratic approach to twelve-tone composition that owes relatively little to the ideas of Schoenberg."
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  10. ^ Gagné (2012), p.38.
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  13. ^ Gagné (2012), p.58.
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  16. ^ Gagné (2012), p.90.
  17. ^ "1947-1948", AllMusic.com. "...and his nearly atonal piano exploration on the intriguing 'The Clothed Woman'." [1], [2]
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  19. ^ a b Gagné (2012), p.104.
  20. ^ a b c d e Gagné (2012), p.114.
  21. ^ a b c d e Gagné (2012), p.150.
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  26. ^ Gagné (2012), p.212.
  27. ^ Forte, Allen (1977). The Structure of Atonal Music, p.1. Yale University Press. ISBN 978-0-300-02120-2.
  28. ^ Smith, Quentin (2010). Felt Meanings of the World: A Metaphysics of Feeling, p.7. ISBN 9781557535986. Contains typo: refers to quartet no. 4.
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  30. ^ Rahn, John. "Analysis Two: Schoenberg's Five Peces for Orchestra: Farben, op. 16 no. 3". In his Basic Atonal Theory, 59–73. New York and London: Longman, 1980. ISBN 0-582-28117-2.
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  32. ^ Brinkmann, Reinhold. 1969. Arnold Schönberg: Drei Klavierstücke Op. 11: Studien zur frühen Atonalität bei Schönberg. Beihefte zum Archiv für Musikwissenschaft 7. Wiesbaden: Franz Steiner Verlag.
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  36. ^ Straus, Joseph N. 2000. Introduction to Post-Tonal Theory, second edition. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice Hall. ISBN 0-13-014331-6.
  37. ^ Kostka, Stefan and Payne, Dorothy (1995). Tonal Harmony, p.513. ISBN 0073000566.
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  40. ^ "Robert Craft: Schoenberg: Chamber Symphony No. 2; Die glückliche Hand; Wind Quintet, Op. 26", AllMusic.com.
  41. ^ Carpenter, Alexander. "Herzgewächse, song for soprano, celesta, harp & harmonium, Op. 20", AllMusic.com.
  42. ^ "Die Jacobsleiter (Jacob's Ladder), oratorio", AllMusic.com.
  43. ^ Taruskin, Richard (2008). The Danger of Music and Other Anti-Utopian Essays, p.369. ISBN 9780520942790.
  44. ^ Benjamin, Thomas; Horvit, Michael; and Nelson, Robert (2008). Techniques and Materials of Music, p.214. ISBN 9780495189770. Op. 19, No. 2.
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  46. ^ Simms, Bryan R. (1996). Music of the twentieth century: style and structure, p.191. ISBN 9780028723921. "The Rite of Spring is atonal despite the diatonic content of its folk tunes."
  47. ^ Young, Percy Marshall (1969). Stravinsky: Masters of Music, p.43. Benn. "...the composer of the atonal The Rite of Spring..."
  48. ^ a b c Gagné (2012), p.270.
  49. ^ Perle, George (1990). The Listening Composer, p.83. University of California Press. ISBN 0-520-06991-9.
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  51. ^ a b c Gagné (2012), p.290.
  52. ^ a b Gagné (2012), p.7.
  53. ^ Gagné (2012), p.37.
  54. ^ Gagné (2012), p.152.
  55. ^ Gagné (2012), p.97.
  56. ^ Gagné (2012), p.116.
  57. ^ Gagné (2012), p.205.
  58. ^ Gagné (2012), p.98.
  59. ^ Gagné (2012), p.228.