Post-1900s Era 1930-2000

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In Music
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    Mahler

    Gustav Mahler was an Austro Bohemian composer. He was the bridge between the 19th and early 20th century.
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    Debussy

    Claude Debussy was a French composer. He was given credit for composing the first modern orchestral work.
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    Schoenberg

    Arnold Schoenberg was an Austrian born composer. He was associated with the expressionist movement in German poetry.
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    Ives

    Charles Ives was considered to be one of the most innovative composers of his time. His work was discovered around the 1950s.
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    Stravinsky

    Igor Stravinsky was a Russian born composer. He is widely considered one of the most important and influential composers of the 20th century.
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    Durey

    Louis Durey was born in Paris. His family wasn't musical at all. He instigated the first Les Six album.
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    Prokofiev

    Sergei Prokofiev was a Russian Soviet composer. He wrote seven symphonies.
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    Honegger

    Arthur Honegger considered himself to be Swiss. He was a member of the Les Six.
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    Milhaud

    Darius Milhaud was a French composer. He was a member of the Les Six. He was influenced by American Jazz.
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    Tailleferre

    Germaine Tailleferre was a French composer. She was the only female member of the group known as Les Six.
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    Gershwin

    George Gershwin was an American composer, pianist and painter. He was born in Brooklyn, New York.
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    Auric

    Georges Auric was a French composer and one of the Lex Six members.
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    Poulenc

    Francis Poulenc was born to a wealthy family. He was born in Paris. Poulenc was a member of the Les Six.
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    Copland

    Aaron Copland was born in Brooklyn, New York. He studied piano and composition in Europe.
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    Cantata - a cantata in the 20th century merely implied some sort of choral, solo, and orchestral work.
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    Carter

    Elliot Carter was an American composer. He was a composer and teacher for over 50 years.
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    Expressionism - stark images, strong lines, bold images, static subjects
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    Britten

    Benjamin Britten was an English composer, conductor, and pianist. He was a central figure of the 20th century British music.
  • Historical Invention

    Historical Invention
    Gugliemo Marconi developed the first long distance wireless telegraph.
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    Impressionism - light, reflections, movement, water, color, soft images
  • Historical Invention

    Historical Invention
    John Fleming developed the thermionic valve or vacuum tube.
  • Genre

    GPS- based Composition ( Mapped Music) - composed for a specific physical space and it uses the notion of chance in that the listener controls certain aspects of the composition.
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    Maximalism
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    Musical- was a popular staged form of musical theater in the 20th century
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    Neo-classicism
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    Passion - in the 20th century, passions could be multi-movement choral/orchestral works or choral motets.
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    Dadaism
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    Computer for electronic music
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    Neo-Romanticism
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    Minimalism
  • Musical Invention

    Musical Invention
    James Russell invented the Compact Disc.
  • Musical Invention

    Musical Invention
    Steve Jobs invented the iPod.