20th century 1930-2000

Timeline created by arodriguez1102
In Music
  • Boulez

  • Crumb

  • J. Williams

  • Riley

  • Glass

  • Webber

  • Whitacre

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    Sibelius

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    Rachmaninov

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    Bartok

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    Stravinsky

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    Varese

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    Villa-Lobos

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    Cowell

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    Gershwin

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    Schuman

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    Cage

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    Bernstein

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    Non-Tonal

    focused on other elements of music other than pitch.
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    20th century

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    Gorecki

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    Musique concrete

    uses a tape recorder to record natural sounds and can put them together by splicing, mixing, and/or superimposing.
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    Aleatoric

    The composer leaves one or more musical aspects of a piece to chance.
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    indeterminate

    Another genre that leaves elements of music to chance but could specify one of three types. The first presented itself in aleatoric music in how the piece could be performed in different ways. the second would be the way a piece is composed (using probability theories for example), and the third would be to simply notate visual signs and symbols suggesting how the piece could be played.
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    Maximized expressionism including integral serialism

    Think Maximalism and Expressionism got together and had a baby. Boom: Maximized Expressionism
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    Electronische Musik

    The beginning of electronic music developed in Germany.
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    Textural

    Sound masses: textural music worked alongside SM which could function contrapuntally but not composed with melodies, harmonies or rhythms.
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    Minimalism

    small repetitive sections of pitches, chords, or rhythms. differs little after repeating a while.
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    Post-Modernism

    most inclusive style of music up to this point. wants to unite past forms of music into a "new eclectic cycle".
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    Neo-Romanticism

    think music that is more accessible to common audience. has more romanticism dissonances as well as melodies, harmonies, and texture.
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    Neo-Tonality

    Consonance and dissonance are blending into each other
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    Totalism

    People who didn't like minimalism decided they were going to take maximalism as far and as complex, as they could.
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    New Complexity

    Think totalism on steroids and plus a little more. dissonance is a desirable aesthetic.
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    Prokofiev

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    Globalization

    the impact of technologies today have lead to this.