Development of pitch-class set theory in China
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Chuanchuan Yang, Qingpeng Huang and Xuelei Cui
This paper mainly studies the development of the "pitch-class set theory" in China after 1980s, and divides this theory into three levels: Forte’s set theory, combinatorial set theory and dynamic set theory. The development and research of the set theory in China mainly were mainly focused in two areas: one is the introduction and development of the set theory in China; the other is the further development and research of the set theory in China, which is mainly reflected in the formation of the combinatorial and dynamic set theory.
Pitch-Class Theory; Atonity; Allen Forte; Modern Music