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- ‘Satie was in advance of his time with his love of bitonality, polytonality and non-triadic harmony to name but a few of his gravity-breaking techniques.’
- ‘Copper's style consists of a firmly tonal framework into which rogue elements of chromaticism, wrong notes (in tonal terms), bitonality are mixed in a rather naïve manner.’
- ‘The chordal bitonality is constantly there - one thinks of Bartók and Mikrokosmos - and the dramatic interest (something Martinu is actually strong on) is maintained.’
- ‘His Keatsian Choral Symphony took many years to become established, and the austere bitonality of the Fugal Concerto and the Double Concerto for two violins puzzled even his admirers.’
- ‘The chromaticised appoggiaturas in the melismata iron out the bitonality of the creaky accompaniment into Phrygian E minor, as the final stanza returns from recollection to the table here and now.’
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