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By Max Reger

"I reflect on him a genius," remarked Arnold Schoenberg of the innovative early modernist Max Reger (1873–1916). as well as his foreign renown as a instructor, conductor, and pianist, Reger wrote greater than 1,000 works in nearly each musical style. Many students and musicians credits him with emancipating dissonance to a degree that assisted Schoenberg's improvement of serialism within the Nineteen Twenties. Reger's impact extends to different 20th-century composers, together with Béla Bártok, Alban Berg, Arthur Honegger, Paul Hindemith, and Sergei Prokofiev.
Modulation — the switch from one key to a different — is a topic of severe value to performers and composers of their learn of concord. Reger wrote this concise advisor to modulation whereas instructing composition at Leipzig Conservatory, and the work continues to supply necessary insights and guideline for musicians in any respect degrees. This new version features newly engraved musical examples.

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