BiographyI have taught at the Baldwin Wallace Conservatory for the past 16 years. I have previous teaching experience at Oberlin College and the University of Cincinnati. I am also an active freelance bass trombonist in the Cleveland, Ohio area.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Music Theory Pedagogy, Aural Skills Pedagogy, Temporalism in Music, Philosophical Writings of Henri Bergson
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Published: Dec 01, 2011 by The European Legacy
Authors: Kent Cleland
This article examine the relationship between the philosophical and aesthetic writings of Henri Bergson and the affinities and influences they had on the development of two of the major musical innovations of the twentieth century: Arnold Schoenberg's development of atonal compositional technique results partially from Bergson's focus on knowledge as a conveyor of truth, and John Cage's cultivation of aleatoricism .