Timeline 5: Post-Romanticism(1890-1930)

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In Music
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    Gustav Mahler

    Austrian composer who was renounced for his conduction and building a bride between 19th century tradition and 20th century modernism. Popular pieces include 'Symphony no. 5' and 'Des Knaben Wunderhorn'.
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    Gustave Charpentier

    a french composer widely know for his operas
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    Isaac Albeniz

    Spanish composer, known for works such as a 'set of twelve piano pieces', Iberia, and nationalist piano works.
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    Edward MacDowell

    American composer,he is renowned for his piano suits and concerti; MacDowell's works include his most popular short piece, "To a Wild Rose"
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    Claude Debussy

    The Father of Impressionism; French composer; he specialized in ballads with delicate melodies and suggestive harmonies. his most known works are:"Claire de Lune", "Reverie", "Afternoon of a Fawn', and "La Mer"
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    Richard Strauss

    German composer, violinist, pianist, and conductor. Considered one of the leading composer of the late Romantic and early modern eras. history depicts Strauss as a successor of Richard Wagner and Franz Liszt.
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    Paul Dukas

    Italian composer; known for his program music from The Sorcerer's Apprentice
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    Jean Sibelius

    Finlandian composer; composer of seven symphonies and the Violin Concerto in D minor, he waas also known for his symphonic poems including Lemminkäinen, En saga, and Finlandia.
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    Enrique Granados

    Spanish pianist and classical composer
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    Arnold Schoenberg

    He is known for his formulation of the 12 tone system compositions, leading to the composition of the first "atonal" piece. Austrian-born composer, music theorist, teacher, writer, and painter he is considered one of the most influential composers of the 20th century. He was associated with the expressionist movement in German poetry and art, and leader of the Second Viennese School.
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    Bela Bartok

    He is known as a composer with an ethnic mix on classical works. in his early years he traveled constantly throughout the Hungarian and Romanian countryside, collecting and recording melodies which were later released as composition. Popular pieces include "Duke Bluebeard's Castle", "Miraculous Mandarin', and "Cantata Profana".
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    Igor Stravinsky

    He is widely considered one of the most important and influential composers of the 20th century. Stravinsky's compositional career was notable for its stylistic diversity.He focuses on articulation and emphasis in his pieces, leading to a "clean" sound, and made a lasting contribution to serial music (12-tone music). Popular pieces include "Rake's Progress", "Movements", and "Variations (Aldous Huxley in Memoriam)".
  • The Birth of Post - Romanticism

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    This was the most important trait in Post Romantic era of music; Debussy used this technique when he created songs from poetry.
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    Jazz is hailed as one of the greatest original American art forms. Jazz originated in African-American communities throughout the late 19th century, specifically in New Orleans, La; With the prominence of syncopation in various patterns, and Blues Scales this art form can be performed arranged or improvised, and commonly a combination of the two.
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    Melody shifts from the western scales and focuses on the chromatic and the whole tone scales. This shows the importance of form and harmony.
  • The Nutcracker is debuted

    Tchaikovsky's 'The Nutcracker' is debuted as a ballet at Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersberg, Russia. The two act ballet was originally choreographed by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov with a score by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
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    Darius Milhaud

    French composer, conductor, and teacher; he wrote 15 operas, 13 ballets, and numerous pieces for cinema as a member of Les Six. Popular pieces include 'Suite Provencale' and 'Sumare'.
  • Music begins to be popularized through media

    Guglielmo Marconi proved the of the radio connection, later leading to mass distribution of music via tape recordings, and radios.
  • the Birth of Louis Armstrong

    Often considered one of the most influential jazz musicians in the up-incoming of American Jazz. As a trumpeter, composer, vocalist, and actor Armstrong's career took off in 1920 and was extremely successful over a massive 5 decades.
  • 19th Amendment passed: women given the right to vote

  • The End of Post - Romanticism