The term 'symbolic realism' was coined by Chris Brook to describe the compositional technique
employed by artists of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.
Not content to study these compositions individually, she sets herself the task of surveying the musical theatre works 'as a whole, and through consideration of the musicals, operas and theatre piece, to observe how both his compositional technique
and his approach to composing developed and evolved' (p.
Certainly it is a tour de force of precocious compositional technique
for a 15-year-old, but from a much-loved composer, and one whose youthful works generally have more rewarding musical content than those of the even more youthful Mozart, this is an embarrassing piece, though rendered with spirit here by these heroic musicians.
Probably this contributes to my belief that it is essential to approach compositional technique
as something that needs to be constantly transformed and to achieve the maximum degree of flexibility (this means that no technique should be seen as something fixed, ready, self-evident, or regarded as a kind of "area of safety").
Over the past few decades, there has been increased interest in spectral music, which may today be regarded as a significant contemporary compositional technique
Critics, musicians, music administrators, and academics from the UK discuss his musical personality and compositional technique
, describing specific pieces, but avoiding a lot of technical detail.
Where the informe--the amorphous blob, the "gob of spit" in Bataille's formulation--stands in opposition to any hint of compositional technique
whatsoever, the "aformal" would imply more simply an indifference to the strategies and rules of academic composition.
In the minute analysis of compositional technique
, however, which is the subject of C.
The writings discuss beauty, musical form, compositional technique
, and perception; his own works; other composers and musicians; and contemporary music in Poland and abroad.
These are more than top-quality salon pieces, with an elegance of compositional technique
combined with an utterance of voice which both looks sideways to Elgar and forwards to Bridge's great pupil, Benjamin Britten.
His ANALOGIES actually used romantic Tonmalerer for a musical description of entirely unromantic facts fragment composition is a compositional technique
notably reminiscent of the brick construction method of Eric Satie (and anticipating Stockhausen's "Formelkamposition) According to Berg's original idea even a short melodic line or harmonic progression is divided into fragments that become the initial material and the basis of composition.
This is accomplished -- we will see -- in a uniquely Ariostan adaptation of the romance compositional technique
of entrelacement, or interlace that he had inherited from a long and well established tradition, and especially from his great Ferrarese precursor, Matteo Maria Boiardo, whose unfinished Orlando innamorato the Furioso sets out to complete.