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  1. Classical Music Discussion
    Here's how I'm beginning to sum-up Schoenberg: he was a consummate craftsman, and a traditionalist who understood tonality totally. Then he wanted to get more abstract (letters to Kandinsky), by using 'Brahmsian' motives and angular, expressionistic 'themes' and melodies, as this 'ugly,'...
  2. Music Theory
    Why did he develop this method? What was his goal? Was it musical, artistic? What was he hoping to achieve? Was he trying to destroy tonality, or create a new kind of music? Did this need to be done? You tell me, I'm here to listen for a while.
  3. Today's Composers
    I am planning on getting a flute sometime so that I can play music like I do on the piano. When I do classical music, the same method is used as when I play jazz. I am very free to do what I like on my keyboard and I want to share this piece of music which may illuminate my own jazz and...
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