Post-Romanticism (1890-1930)

Timeline created by Jason_9075
In Music
  • Impressionism

    Lead by Debussy, also known as "symbolism" according to Debussy,
  • Orchestration

    Timbre- Big Symphony Orchestras
    Instrument use in the orchestra became an art, Synthesizer was beginning to be used towards the late post-romantic era
  • Maximalism

  • Styles

    Examples of styles introduced in this era are scherzos/trios, song form, lack of meter, use of chromatic and dissonant textures
  • Genres

    Examples of genres introduced in this era include anthem, fugue, nocturne, sonata, etude
  • Kinetograph Invented

    Thomas Edison invents the first modern camera
  • Stop Sign Invented

  • First Movie Theatre Opened

    First movie theatre used as a venue opened in Buffalo, New York
  • Pianola Invented

    Edwin S. Votey invents the first self-playing piano
  • Cotton Candy Invented

  • Candy Corn Invented

  • Queen Victoria Dies

    Queen Victoria dies at the age of 82
  • Expressionism

  • WWI Begins

    Austral-Hungary declares war on Serbia
  • WWI Ends

  • Women Get Voting Rights

    Women get the right to vote in the U.S.
  • First Broadcast of The World Series

    The World Series is broadcast over the radio for the first time
  • Stock Market Crashes

    Beginning of the Great Depression
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    Berlioz

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    Dvorak

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    Rimsky-Korsakov

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    Elgar

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    Mahler

    Mahler was a Austrian-Jewish composer who wrote ten symphonies and even conducted symphony orchestras.
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    Debussy

    Leader of the Impressionism music movement
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    Strauss

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    Sibelius

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    Rachmaninoff

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    Schoenberg

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    Holst

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    Ravel

    Well-known for his piece "Balero"
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    Respighi

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    Stravinsky

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    Milhaud

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    Poulenc