Book Condition: Near Fine
Edition: Advance Review Copy; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1983.
Uncorrected Proof of first edition/first printing, soiling to cover else Fine, tight condition. From the collection of Betty Anderson, legendary art director of publisher Knopf in the late 20th century as evidenced by her (small and unobtrusive) inventory number.
This book is a history of the development of composition in the late 20th century, from the minimalist and post-minimalist movements to the avant-garde and contemporary classical music. It covers a wide variety of composers, from Philip Glass to John Adams, and discusses their unique approaches to composition. This book is an excellent resource for students interested in late 20th century music and its development.; 8vo; FSA.