Post-Romanticism (1890-1930)

Timeline created by FluteLad18
In Music
  • Orchestration

    This is when orchestration became a real art with the help of Berlioz
  • Impressionism

    Abandoned the traditional rules of music. In particular to the rules of chord progression by treating them all equally.
  • Expressionism

    The most rebellious of all Post-Romantic styles demonstrated a turning away from traditional music. Strong emotional expression was the goal, melodies were optional. Harmonies could not be analyzed.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach, Revised

    He was the first composer to be revived into this style. It is important to believe that Bach began the style with the revival of his music.
  • Rite of Spring

  • 12-tone technique

    by Schoenberg
  • Stravinsky's "Octet for Winds"

    Performed at the Paris Opera House
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    Hector Berlioz

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    Felix Mendelssohn

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    Robert Schumann

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    Franz Liszt

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    Richard Wagner

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    Anton Bruckner

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    Johannes Brahms

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    Gabriel Faure

    undisguised avant-garde style composer
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    Paul Guagin

    Represented the visual artists primary to the Primitivism style.
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    Gustav Mahler

    Maximalism style composer
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    Claude Debussy

    introduced musical Impressionism in France in the 1890's. ( My Favorite)
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    Richard Strauss

    Maximalism style composer
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    Erik Satie

    undisguised avant-garde style composer
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    Arnold Schoenberg

    The leader of Expressionism, coming from Germany. created a new singing method: sprechstimme. Organized compositional practice called "12-tone technique in 1921
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    Wanda Landowska

    she was highly instrumental in the revival of Bach's music as well as a revived interest of the harpsichord.
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    Igor Stravinsky

    His repetitive ostinatos in "Rite of Spring" demonstrated the musical aspects of the movement during the Primitivism style
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    Edgard Varese

    Introduced a new vision of musical timbres and modern orchestration techniques, which sometimes excluded or minimized the use of strings
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    Alban Berg

    employed a new type of singing called "sprechstimme" with Schonberg.
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    Marcel Duchamp

    Artist
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    Maximalism

    a style that pushes the musical elements. It was transitional from post-Wagnerian. Maximalism strives the extreme for expression in music
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    Undisguised avant-garde

    attempted to step out of the quicksand pool of Romantix aesthetic. also had a delight in trivializing emotional opulence which is still worshipped in circles.
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    Salvador Dali

    Painter
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    Neo-Classicism

    returning to the ideal of clarity and objectivity from the 18th century. During this time the baroque and classic periods were not defined or labeled.
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    Primitivism

    A western visual art movement that was depicted as naive or folk-like in nature.
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    Pierre Schaeffer

    French composer, who was the first to develop the Musique concrete style by using a tape recorder in the late 1940's
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    World War

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    Dadaism

    anti-art movement in which artists and poets reacted against the war in the mid 1910s. Those associated with the movement forged the way to modernist thinking which allowed more questions of traditional artistic expectations.
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    Non-tonal

    A style of composition that focused on musical elements other than pitch. Percussion ensembles benefited from this style and were given a new status in concert music.