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By David Lewin

David Lewin's Generalized Musical periods and alterations is well-known because the seminal paintings paving the best way for present reviews in mathematical and systematic ways to tune research. Lewin, one of many twentieth century's such a lot favorite figures in tune idea, pushes the bounds of the examine of pitch-structure past its belief as a static process for classifying and inter-relating chords and units. identified by means of such a lot track theorists as "GMIT", the booklet is via a long way the main major contribution to the sector of systematic tune thought within the final half-century, producing the framework for the "transformational idea" flow. showing nearly two decades after GMIT's preliminary booklet, this Oxford college Press version incorporates a formerly unpublished preface via David Lewin, in addition to a foreword via Edward Gollin contextualizing the work's value for the present box of track theory.

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