Messiaen — Technique de mon langage musical | Reading and Study Questions
Oct 17, 2016 by
Define the following items:
- non-retrogradable rhythm
- rhythmic pedal
- added values
- modes of limited transposition
How many distinct modes of limited transposition exist, according to Messiaen?
Do any of these have other, more common names?
Have you seen them used by other composers?
How does Messiaen describe the relationships between non-retrogradable rhythms and modes of limited transposition?
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