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Twelve Tone Composition – A Narrative Presentation With Musical Examples

LP (Item 49249) Folkways, Mid 60s — Condition: Used
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A weird one! William Gelb narrates the record – which features one side that's an explanation of 12 tone composition, and another side that's an explanation of terms like "harmony", "tension", "intervals", and so on. The music is written by Nelhybel, and played by a woodwind quartet. (Heavy cover – first pressing – with booklet too!)  © 1996-2015, Dusty Groove, Inc.

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