THE GRAND PRIZE
Or as Igor Stravinsky put it to a Paris reporter, in response to what by 1952 had become an inevitable interviewer's question: “The twelve-tone system? Personally I have enough to do with seven tones. But the twelve-tone composers are the only ones who have a discipline I respect. Whatever else it may be, twelve-tone music is certainly pure music.”14
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- Richard Taruskin. "Chapter 3 The Apex." The Oxford History of Western Music. Oxford University Press. New York, USA. n.d. Web. 7 Mar. 2014. <http://www.oxfordwesternmusic.com/view/Volume5/actrade-9780195384857-div1-003003.xml>.
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- Taruskin, R. (n.d.). Chapter 3 The Apex. In Oxford University Press, Music in the Late Twentieth Century. New York, USA. Retrieved 7 Mar. 2014, from http://www.oxfordwesternmusic.com/view/Volume5/actrade-9780195384857-div1-003003.xml
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- Richard Taruskin. "Chapter 3 The Apex." In Music in the Late Twentieth Century, Oxford University Press. (New York, USA, n.d.). Retrieved 7 Mar. 2014, from http://www.oxfordwesternmusic.com/view/Volume5/actrade-9780195384857-div1-003003.xml