Chapter 1: Transcultural Modernism

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Example 1.1a | Example 1.1b | Example 1.2 | Example 1.3 | Example 1.4 | Example 1.5a | Example 1.5b | Example 1.6 | Example 1.7 | Example 1.8 | Example 1.9a | Example 1.9b | Example 1.9c | Example 1.10 | Example 1.11a | Example 1.11b | Table 1.2

Example 1.1

(a) Modernism from above: RH9, finale, mm. 340?81 (reduction with inserted repeat signs)

(b) Modernism from below: RH9, finale, mm. 270?91 (repeat signs inserted)

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Example 1.2

Stravinsky, Petrushka, ?Danse russe,? mm. 118?27 (reduction of the solo piano version). ? Boosey & Hawkes Music Publishers Ltd. Reproduced with permission

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Example 1.3

RH7, mm. 3?20. The upper stave represents the basic ?widely arched? melody, broken down into numerous self-enclosed and highly ornamented phrases.

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Example 1.4

RH 7, textural reduction of mm. 105?84 (repeats of each half-phrase omitted).

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Example 1.5

Two excerpts from the ?Wallachian Melody? in MRh20:

(a) mm. 99?106;

(b) mm. 151?58

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Example 1.6

Harmonic reduction of the Csendes magyar based on Lajtha, Sz?ki gyujt?s, 54?65.

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Example 1.7

Frissen (1826), MnVv No. 70.

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Example 1.8

Three tonal readings of example 1.7

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Example 1.9

Dissonances and drone-based harmonization derived from verbunkos in:

(a) Haydn, Piano Concerto in D minor, Hob. XVIII:11 (1784), third movement, mm. 186?89;

(b) Schubert, Divertissement ? la hongroise, D. 818 (1825), third movement , mm. 41?67
(primo and secondo parts reduced to single staves);

(c) Liszt, RH12 (1851), mm. 7?10

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Example 1.10

(a) Association of the verbunkos minor scale with the
(b) ‘German’ 6/5 chord and
(c) ‘French’ 4/3 chord

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Example 1.11

Keyboard-based polychordal effects in RH10:

(a) mm. 86?88;

(b) mm. 104?7 (m. 108 omitted: repeats m. 107)

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Table 1.2

Liszt?s ?folkloristic? [verbunkos-related] scales according to Lajos B?rdos (1968). The terms and abbreviations used in this book are presented in the two left columns and scales common in Liszt?s oeuvre are marked with an asterisk.

Scale 1,
Scale 2,
Scale 3,
Scale 4.

Scale 5,
Scale 6,
Scale 7,
Scale 8.

Scale 9,
Scale 10,
Scale 11,
Scale 12,
Scale 13.

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