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Dominant logic: Peter Maxwell Davies’s basic unifying hypothesis

Jones, Nicholas (2002). Dominant logic: Peter Maxwell Davies’s basic unifying hypothesis. The Musical Times, 143(1878 (Spri) pp. 37–45.

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It was around the time of his First Symphony (1973-76) that Peter Maxwell Davies stated to think earnestly about the possibility of a work establishing 'its own harmonic rules'. Indeed , up to this point, large scale harmonic organisation in his works of the type found for instance, in the two Taverna fantasias (1962 and 1964) and the Worldes blis (1966-69)- was not then clasified by the composer being nalogous to a tonal procedure.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 0027-4666
Academic Unit/Department: Arts > Music
Item ID: 4075
Depositing User: Nicholas Jones
Date Deposited: 03 Jul 2006
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2016 15:59
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