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The foundations of style in the early concert music of Don Banks

Cummings, Bradley David


In this thesis I argue that the style of Don Banks’s early concert music can be conceptualised in terms of a set of decision-making principles that guided his compositional choices, and that the forces that formed this decision-making framework are directly attributable to the influence of his three main composition teachers, Maty as Seiber, Milton Babbitt, and Luigi Dallapiccola— influences that can be traced through the body of sketches and other related documents that Banks left after...[Show more]

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Date published: 2004-02
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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