Twentieth Century Music (1890-1930)

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In Music
  • 12 tone technique

    The 12 tone technique was created by Schoenberg
  • Octet for Winds

    Stravinsky.
    Premiered in the Paris Opera House on Oct. 18, 1923.
    First influential Neo-Classic piece.
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    Faure

    Publicly spoofed Wagnerian style.
    Helped to move away from romanticism
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    Gauguin

    Best representative artist for the visual aspect of primitivism.
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    Mahler

    Maximalist Austrian composer.
    5 orchestral song cycles.
    10 programmatic symphonies.
    Leider.
    Chamber music.
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    Debussy

    French impressionist composer and pianist.
    Inventor of impressionism.
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    Strauss

    maximalist composer
    Symphonic poems.
    15 operas.
    150 Lieder.
    orchestral and stage works.
    chamber music.
    piano works.
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    Satie

    Leader in new French aesthetics which inspired impressionism.
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    Schoenberg

    Father of 12 tone music.
    Teacher of Webern and Berg
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    Ives

    Innovator of atonality.
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    Ravel

    French composer and innovator of pianistic style
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    Landowska

    Widely responsible for the revival of interest in Bach and the harpsichord.
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    Stravinksy

    Best representative composer of the listening aspect of primitivsm, such as the piece Rite of Spring.
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    Kodaly

    Ethnomusicologist.
    Created the movable 'do' solfege system
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    Varese

    Wrote non tonal music. Took interest in electronic music and the idea of organized sound
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    Webern

    Known for brevity and clarity.
    Uses pointillism
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    Berg

    Composer of atonal and expressive music
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    Boulanger

    Teacher of composers in the 20th century
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    Undisguised avant-garde

    Bold expressions against Romanticism. Spoofing Wagnerian style and trivializing emotional opulence.
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    Neo-Classicism

    Return to the style 18th century music with clarity and objectivity, combined with modern harmony, tonality and timbre.
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    Primitivism

    Art movement which borrowed non-western subjects which were often naive and folk-like.
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    Dadaism

    Movement which favored irrationality and intuition to convey anger against war. This movement forged the way into modernist thinking
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    Non-Tonal

    Style of composition which focused on elements of music other than pitch.
    Designed to where there is no "Do."
    All notes are equal.