Post 1900 Timeline

Timeline created by JessicaHa
In Music
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    Gustav Mahler

    Maximalist. Austrian Composer. Notable works: Song of the Earth, Songs of a Wayfarer.
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    Claude Debussy

    Impressionist. Piano works, chamber music, solo music. Notable works: Syrinx for solo Flute, Clair de Lune, La Mer.
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    Richard Strauss

    Maximalist. Symphonic poems, operas, 150 Lieder, etc. Notable works: An Alpine Symphony, Death and Transfiguration, Till Eulenspiegels's Merry Pranks.
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    Jean Sibelius

    Finnish Composer: 7 symphonies, concertos, and chanber music. Notable works: Finlandia and the Karelia Suite.
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    Scott Joplin

    American composer the popularized ragtime. Notable works: "The Maple Leaf Rag" and "The Entertainer"
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    Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Leader in English Music, editor of folk songs and hymns. Notable works: Down Ampney, Come Down, O love Divine.
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    Gustav Holst

    English composer, influenced by folksong and Hindu Mysticism. Notable works: The Hymn of Jesus, Ode to Death, The Perfect Fool.
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    Igor Stravinsky

    Very versatile and interesting composer. Wrote some of the most major works of our time: The Firebird, Petrushka, and The Rite of Spring.
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    Sergei Prokofiev

    Russian Composer and pianist. Notable works: Romeo and Juliet, Peter and the Wolf.
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    Paul Hindemith

    German conductor, wrote music for the practicing musician. Notable works: Symphonic Metamorphosis of Themes.
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    George Gershwin

    Influential American Composer. Infused pop and jazz music. Notable work: Rhapsody in Blue.
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    Aaron Copland

    American Composer. Early periods are very tonal, and later he begun to write very atonally. Notable works: Emblems, Appalachian Spring
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    Dimitri Shostakovich

    Considered the most important Russian Composer in his day. 15 symphonies, operas, ballets, etc.
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    Fisher Tull

    American composer, teacher, and conductor. Tull has an extensive history with our one and only Sam Houston State University.
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    World War 2

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    Korean War

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    Vietnam War

  • 9/11