Seminar: The Harmonic Structures of Post-Tonal Composition: 1900–1930

Isola di San Giorgio Maggiore, Venezia
plus Jun, 2324 2023

With this seminar organised by the Institute for Music, preparatory to the production of an online volume by Fondazione Giorgio Cini, the three year project on post-tonal harmony financially supported by the Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung comes to a close.


The research group, which held its preliminary work in online sessions in the years 2021 and 2022, will present monographic works on the instrumental music of Bartók, Debussy, Hindemith, Schoenberg, Skrjabin, Stravinsky, Varèse and Webern.


The analysis of selected scores will be accompanied by insights into the treatises of the early decades of the twentieth century and a number of reflections on terminology.

Participants: Gianmario Borio, Mario Carrozzo, Pietro Cavallotti, Paolo Dal Molin, Federica Di Gasbarro, Francesco Fontanelli, Massimiliano Locanto and Ingrid Pustijanac.