Show Summary Details

Page of
<p>Printed from Grove Music Online. Grove is a registered trademark. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use&#160;(for details see Privacy Policy).</p><p>date: 19 June 2019</p>

Neue Einfachheit (Ger.: ‘New Simplicity’)locked

  • Christopher Fox


A short-lived movement that flourished in the later 1970s and early 1980s, conceived in reaction to the formalized, abstracted compositional procedures of postwar avant-garde music. Although some critics argued that such composers as Henze and Reimann were forerunners of the Neue Einfachheit, it was essentially a tendency within the younger generation of German composers, such as Hans-Jürgen von Bose (...

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Please subscribe to access the full content.

Contemporary Music Review