Post-1900s Era

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  • Davis III's Birth

    Davis III's Birth
  • Berry's Birth

    Berry's Birth
  • Period: to

    Post-1900s Era

    Music went through the most varied development during this time period.There is no dominant style of music in this time period.
    Tonality was abandoned and changed to neo-tonality.Many compositions used mixed meters and complex rhythms.
    Harmonies were based on late 19th-century chromaticism.
    Jazz, Rock, Pop, and Country became popular during this period of time.Many Polyphonic techniques were common in this timeframe.Electric Guitars, Synthesizers, and Samplers are examples of common instruments.
  • AEG Magnetophon Tape Recorder is created.

    AEG Magnetophon Tape Recorder is created.
  • Period: to

    World War Two

  • Davis releases 'Four'

  • Creation of the first electric sound synthesizer

    Creation of the first electric sound synthesizer
  • Berry releases 'Carol'

  • Nelson's (the Artist Formerly Known as Prince) Birth

    Nelson's (the Artist Formerly Known as Prince) Birth
  • Davis releases 'Milestones'

  • Berry releases 'Memphis, Tennessee'

  • Davis releases 'Blue in Green'

  • Berry releases 'Let It Rock'

  • Martin Luther King Jr.'s Speech: 'I Have a Dream.'

    Martin Luther King Jr.'s Speech: 'I Have a Dream.'
  • Knowles's (Beyoncé) Birth

    Knowles's (Beyoncé) Birth
  • Commercial Compact Disc is created

    Commercial Compact Disc is created
  • Nelson releases '1999'

  • Nelson releases 'Purple Rain'

  • Davis's Death

    Davis's Death
  • Nelson releases 'My Name Is Prince'

  • MP3 is created

    MP3 is created
    Was originally called .bit before 1995
  • Knowles releases 'Brown Eyes'

  • Knowles releases 'Halo'

  • Knowles releases 'God Made You Beautiful'

  • Nelson's Death

    Nelson's Death
  • Berry's Death

    Berry's Death