Timeline 6 post 1900s

Timeline created by mbmanuel1999
In Music
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    Igor Stravinsky

    Russian composer, he is one of the most versatile composers of the 20th century known for his symphonies, ballets, operas, chamber music, choral music, and piano works
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    Zoltan Kodaly

    hungarian composer and teacher, Known for the movable"do" system and his stage works, choral music, orchestral suites, songs, chamber music, pedagogical works, and writings.
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    Edgard Varese

    French-American composer, wrote non-tonal music, known for his orchestral works,non-traditional genres, stage works, choral music, and his writings.
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    Hietor Villa-Lobos

    Brazilian composer and cellist, known for his dramatical works,choral music, orchestral and vocal works, chamber music, and piano works
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    Sergei Prokofiev

    Russian composer and pianist; very important Russian voice in western music known for his symponies,concertos, songs, operas, film scores, chamber music, dramatic music, ballets, choral music, and piano works.
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    Paul Hindemith

    German composer, conductor, violinist, violist, and teacher. he made music for the practicing musician. know for his dramatic works, orchestral, chamber music, choral works,songs, and writings.
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    William Grant Still

    American Ccomposer,first african american to : have hiss symphony performed by a leading orchestra, to conduct a orchestra, to write for radio,t.v.,and films; incorperated folk, jazz, and spirituals. has written 5 symphonies, 9 operas, ballets, vocal and instrumental works, and songs
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    Duke Ellington

    African American jazz composer, band leader, and pianist;created a style of big bands for jazz and was one of the first African-American to cross races with his music
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    Louis Armstrong

    African-American jazz musician who revolutionized jazz; singer trumpeter and band-leader he was known mainly for jazz and his trumpet publications
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    Stylistic trait: Non-tonal

    focuses on all musical elements other than pitch.
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    Twentieth Century

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    Stylistic trait: Musique Concrete

    Utilizes recorded natural sounds(ex: water dripping birds, chirping, etc.) and then manipulated it through splicing the tape mixing it and putting the sounds on top of each other.
  • Jerimiah Symphony(no.1) debuted

  • Concerto for Orchestra debuted

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    Stylistic trait: Aleatoric

    the composer writes many musical ideas and leaves the order up to chance. these pieces never sound the same twice.
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    Stylistic trait: Electronische Musik(electronic music)

    developed in Germany, is a mixture of electronic and acoustical sounds to create an entirely different aesthetic for music thus far
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    Stylistic trait: Maximized Expressionism

    Including Integral Serialism , these pieces maximize the emotional content of the music, foreshadowing Globalism
  • West Side Story debuted

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    Stylistic trait: Minimalism

    Repetitive, small themes with slight variations can be repeated over long periods of time.
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    Stylistic trait: Postmodernism

    an aesthetic attitude that focuses on uniting many types of music(literally all types of music) into a new electric style. most inclusive style of music thus far.
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    Stylistic trait: New Complexity

    abstract,dissonant, microtonal, and is reliant on contrast of the highest degree. the opposite of minimalism
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    Stylistic trait: Globalization

    a direct result of multimedia platforms that allow the free exchange of ideas and access to music and cultural practices from almost anywhere.
  • Carnival of the Animals Debut