Composition Masterclass on the topic "Syntethic Scales in the Twentieth century Music: composition and analytical techniques" 

Corso di perfezionamento
Origin of the concept of syntethic scale: Chopin, Liszt, Glinka, Fétis. The whole tone scale before and after Debussy.

The Russian school: Rimskij Korsakov, Skrjabin, Stravinskij. The Ukrainian school at the beginning of 20th century: Roslavec e Golišev. The total harmony of Obuhov.

Practical and theorical aspects of the use of symmetrical scales in Russia: Cerepnin e Cholopov. Javorskij's and Protopopov's dual modality

Pioneers in the theorical research in Italy: Busoni, Alaleona, Frazzi. 

The use of octatonic space in early 20th century music: Ravel, Bartok, Scott, Walton, Pijper. Synthetic scales in jazz, music for motion picture and cartoons.

Extra-European musical scales (slendro, pelog, ecc.) in Western music. Scales in microtonal music: Haba and Višnegradskij. Various systems of multiple division of the octave.

Messiaen's limited transposition modes. Aspects of theorical research in France:  Costčre, Riotte, Mesnage.

Hauer's trope theory and its success in German-speaking countries: Kayser, Wolpert, Simbriger. The trope theory in relation to Schönberg's and Stravinskij's work.

From Eastern Europe to America: Sillinger and Slonimskij. The American serial school: Babbit, Gerhard, Rochberg, Perle.

Pioneers of "set-analysis" in America: Hanson. Various aspects of 'set-analysis': Martino, Lewin, Forte.

The more advanced research and the computer tools:  Howe, Mazzola, Mead, Morris, Rahn, Starr.



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