Asked • 06/24/19

Why did composers write atonally?

Can anyone tell me the best justifications for writing atonally by the composers who did so? Did anyone, including Schoenberg, explain what "freeing the dissonance" means? Does it imply that he believed that dissonance (and hence consonance) is a social construct?

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Devon J. answered • 12/06/19

Experienced Gigging Musician, Producer, & Songwriter

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