Music - 120706 - Date: 12/05/06 (Thursday) Class: Intro to...

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Date: 12/05/06 (Thursday) Class: Intro to Music Instructor: Susan Teel 20 th  Century Music (continued) Tone Rows Atonal  – centered around no particular key Pantonal  – all tonalities are available at a given time Tone Row Music - Composing with 12 tones - Basic row determined before composition - Includes the 12 pitches of the chromatic scale - Pitches always presented in the same order - Invented by  Arnold Schoenberg , 1923 o Row treated 4 ways Original Retrograde (reverse order) Inversion (intervals reverse direction) Retrograde-inversion (reverse interval direction and reverse order) Klangfarbenmelodie  –  - changing timbre when pitch changes - German for “manufactured tone color melody” Serialism  - development of one or more series of pitches in a row (a row is divided into subrows,  each of which can be treated like a row.)
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