Post 1900s

Timeline created by mjb799
In Music
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    Aaron Copland

    Aaron Copland was an American composer. Some of his most notable works include Appalachian Spring, The Red Pony and Fanfare for the Common Man.
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    William Schuman

    William Schuman was an American composer and teacher. He wrote symphonies, ballets, and chamber music. Some of his works are New England Triptych, The Mighty Casey and George Washington Bridge.
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    Lenard Bernstein

    Lenard Bernstein was an American Composer, conductor, pianist and educator. He was known for his expressive style when he conducted. Some of his most known works include West Side Story, Chichester Psalms and On the Town. He has recived many different Grammy Awards.
  • John Williams

    John Williams is an American composer. He is most known for his film scores. He did the music for Jaws, E.T, Star Wars and Saving Private Ryan. He is probably one of the most recognizable composers today.
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    Fisher Tull

    Fisher Tull was American composer, teacher and conductor. He taught at Sam Houston State University. He stayed away from electronic music to keep the humanist aspect of music.
  • Philip Glass

    Philip Glass is an American composer. He wrote many compositions for films such as Candyman, Fantastic Four and The Truman Show.
  • John Adams

    John Adams is an American composer and conductor. Adams works where influenced by jazz, pop and minimalism.
  • Pop Music

    Pop music excelled with the invention of the microphone and radio. Pop music or "popular" music is written for mass appeal and catered to a large audience
  • Rock and Roll

    Rock and Roll originated in America in the 1950s. Elvis Presley is known as one of the early pioneers for the genre.
  • Eric Whitacre

    Eric Whitacre is an American composer and conductor. He received a grammy Award for Best Choral Recording. He writes mainly for chiors but has written for band and orchestras.