Among the few truly experimental composers in our cultural history, Harry Partch’s life (–) and music embody most completely the quintessential . Original preface to “Genesis of a Music” Harry Partch Foundation To promote a youthful vitality in music we must have students who will question every idea. Genesis of a music: an account of a creative work, its roots and its fulfillments. Front Cover. Harry Partch. Da Capo Press, – Music – pages.

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Harry Partch Find more information about: Publisher Synopsis “Microtonality is an essential part of music, though European theories of harmony and tonality have nothing to say about it. User-contributed reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. Similar Items Related Subjects: Musical intervals and scales. Linked Data More info about Linked Data. Corporeal versus abstract music: From Emperor Chun to the vacant lot — 2.


An introduction to intonation: Definitions pertaining to intonation — 4. The language of ratios — 5. Basic monophonic concepts — 6.

A thumbnail sketch of the history of intonation — Equal temperaments — 1.

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The parthc of monophony: Analysis of the 5 limit — 8. Application of the 11 limit — 9. The one-footed bride — The twenty-eight tonalities — The question of resolution — String and voice instruments and their notations — Percussion instruments and their notations — The backgrounds of six major works.

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