Year 2020, Volume 6 , Issue 11, Pages 88 - 103 2020-01-27


Mustafa Okan KIZILAY [1] , İsmail Gürkan METİN [2]

Anton Webern is among the most important composer and music theorists of 20th-century music called as avant-garde. In the first stage of this study the ‘serial music understanding’ to which Anton Webern has contributed significantly in terms of theory and composition is presented in the context of the general situation of 20th century music. In the later stages, the component-complement connection of the composer's works and the simplicity principle, which is considered to be one of the most important building blocks of the music style, are discussed. In this process while making theoretical determinations through selected works of the composer, sensory and intellectual impressions in his works have been disclosed. In this way, it is expected that the composer will be understood better and the analysis will contribute to the theory, practice and listening processes.
Anton Webern, twelve tone music, serial music, new music, simplicity in music
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Subjects Social
Journal Section Articles

Orcid: 0000-0002-2323-9167
Author: Mustafa Okan KIZILAY (Primary Author)
Institution: Varşova Üniversitesi Müzikoloji Enstitüsü
Country: Turkey

Orcid: 0000-0003-2611-5810
Author: İsmail Gürkan METİN
Institution: Trakya Üniversitesi Devlet Konservatuvarı Müzik Bölümü
Country: Turkey


Publication Date : January 27, 2020

APA Kızılay, M , Metin, İ . (2020). ON STRUCTURAL AND INTELLECTUAL DIMENSIONS OF ANTON WEBERN’S MUSIC . Afyon Kocatepe Üniversitesi Akademik Müzik Araştırmaları Dergisi , 6 (11) , 88-103 . Retrieved from