Robert Greenberg

Historian, Composer, Pianist, Speaker, Author

The Music of the Twentieth Century

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Table of Contents

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  1. The Twentieth Century: We need No Longer be Afraid! (41:14)
    Opening/closing credit music: Greenberg: Child’s Play for string quartet (String Quartet No. 2) (1988)
  2. Setting the Table and Parsing Out Blame: France, Germany and Claude Debussy (37:05)
    Opening/closing credit music: Greenberg: Funny Like a Monkey for piano quartet (2001)
  3. Claude Debussy and the French Language in Musical ACTION (42:17)
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    Opening/closing credit music: Greenberg: New Time for clarinet, violin, and piano (1986)

  4. Russia and Igor Stravinsky (39:58)
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    Opening/closing credit music: Greenberg: Fantasy Variations for chamber orchestra (1979)

  5. The Rite of Spring (38:13)
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    Opening/closing credit music: Greenberg: Lemurs are Afraid of Fossas for ‘cello and piano (2011)

  6. Arnold Schoenberg (38:09)
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    Opening/closing credit music: Greenberg: By Various Means for clarinet quartet (1983)

  7. The Emancipation of Melody! (39:17)
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    Opening/closing credit music: Greenberg: Dude ‘Tudes for piano (1992)

  8. The Second Viennese School (34:56)
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    Opening/closing credit music: Greenberg: Among Friends for string quartet (String Quartet No. 3) (1995)

  9. The “New” Classicism (39:47)
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    Opening/closing credit music: Greenberg: Suite Revelation for ‘cello and piano (2014)

  10. Schoenberg and the Twelve-Tone Method (39:18)
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    Opening/closing credit music: Greenberg: 180 Shift for piano trio (2013)

  11. Synthesis and Nationalism: Béla Bartók (38:19)
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    Opening/closing credit music: Greenberg: In Shape: concerto for two pianos and marimba (1990)

  12. America’s Gift (50:49)
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    Opening/closing credit music: Greenberg: Snappy Rejoinder for string quartet (String Quartet No. 4) (2005)

  13. The World Turned Upside Down (41:01)
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    Opening/closing credit music: Greenberg: Rarefied Air for clarinet, violin, and piano (1999)

  14. Music, Electronics, and European Ultraserialism (49:05)
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    Opening/closing credit music: Greenberg: On Trial: concerto for vibraphone and chamber orchestra (1994)

  15. For Every Action an Equal Reaction (36:44)
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    Opening/closing credit music: Greenberg: Tempus Fugit for piano (2008)

  16. California (39:02)
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    Opening/closing credit music: Greenberg: Piano Concerto No. 2 (1997)

  17. Rock Around The Clock (46:55)
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    Opening/closing credit music: Greenberg: Anything You Can Do … for vibraphone and violin (2006)

  18. Post-Modernism: The New Tonality and Eclecticism (49:46)
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    Opening/closing credit music: Greenberg: Invasive Species for piano Quintet (2012)

Music of the Twentieth Century

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