Post Romanticism

  • Invention of Impressionism

    Invention of Impressionism
    Harmonies don't always resolve/ non western scales/ vague tempo, meter and harmony.
  • Invention of Maximalism

    Invention of Maximalism
    Typically a large orchestration and complex harmony. As the name describes, the sound is supposed to be very large, or at its maximum.
  • Prélude a “L’apres-midi d’un faune”

    Prélude a “L’apres-midi d’un faune”
    A tone poem based on the symbolist Stéphane Mallarmé’s poem
  • Brahms Dies

    Brahms Dies
  • Debussy's Suite bergamasque is published

    Debussy's Suite bergamasque is published
    This suite includes one of Debussy's most famous pieces, Clair de Lune.
  • "Solome" Strauss

    "Solome" Strauss
    Solome is an opera by Strauss. This opera includes the famous Dance of Seven Veils.
  • Invention of Expressionism

    Invention of Expressionism
    The ideas of traditional music go out the window. The 12 tone method is part of expressionism.
  • Mahler Dies

    Mahler Dies
  • Rite of Spring

    Rite of Spring
    A ballet that broke all of the norms in music, choreography, and content.
  • WWI Begins

    WWI Begins
    The war led to maximalism becoming less popular. Also, composers became anti Wagner.
  • Debussy's Death

    Debussy's Death
  • WWI Ends

    WWI Ends
  • "Boléro" by Ravel

    "Boléro" by Ravel
    Ravel's most popular piece. It was originally written as a ballet.