The Post-Romantic Era (1890-1930)

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In Music
  • Puccini born

  • Mahler born

  • Strauss born

  • Sibelius born

  • Busoni born

  • Reger born

  • Schoenberg born

  • Mahler Symphony No. 1 premiers

  • Period: to

    Post Romantic era

    Characteristics:
    -largeness in scope and design
    -heightened contrapuntal complexity
    -religious or mystical imagery
    -favored a grim or grotesque feeling
  • Carnegie hall opens in New York City

  • Nutcracker first preformed

  • Sibelius' "the Swan of Tuonela" premiers

  • Sorabji born

  • Mahler Symphony No. 2 (Resurrection) premiers

  • First Moderen Olypics held in Greece

  • Telegraphone invented

  • Staruss starts creating "Tone Poems"

  • Sibelius' "Finlandia" premiers

  • Schoenberg's "Verklarte Nacht" premiers

  • Puccini's opera "Tosca" premiered in Rome

  • Reger's " 12 organ pieces, Op. 59" premiers

  • Queen Victoria dies

  • Puccini's opera "Madama Butterfly" premieres

  • Teleharmonium intoduced to the public

  • Busoni's opera "Die Brautwahl" premiers

  • Schoenberg's "Friede auf Erden" premiers

  • major earthquake in southern Italy

    kills 150,000
  • Mahler died

  • Period: to

    Balkan Wars

  • Period: to

    WWI

  • Reger died

  • Theremin prototype created

  • Busoni died

  • Puccini died

  • Great Depression starts

  • Strauss died

  • Schoenberg died

  • Sibelius died

  • Sorabji died