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Closure and Mahler's Music

Closure and Mahler's Music
The Role of Secondary Parameters

Robert G. Hopkins

210 pages | 7 x 10 | 75 music examples, 22 illus.
Ebook 2016 | ISBN 9781512802757 | Buy from De Gruyter $79.95 | €69.95 | £70.50
This book is available under special arrangement from our European publishing partner De Gruyter.
An Anniversary Collection volume

Through scrupulous and perceptive analyses, Hopkins shows how parameters other than melody, harmony, and rhythm compensate for the weakening of tonal syntax in Mahler's music.

Closure and Mahler's Music provides a conceptual framework that can enhance understanding of the stylistic changes that took place during the first part of the twentieth century.

Robert G. Hopkins is Associate Professor of Music at Hamilton College.

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