Timeline 6: Post-1900s Era (1930-2000)

Timeline created by hactor00123
In Music
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    Neoclassical Period (1920-1954)

    -Emphasis on rhythm and on contrapuntal texture
    -Emotion driven music
  • Period: to

    Musical Traits

    1) Classicism
    2) Individual Harmonic Language
    3) Rhythmic Drive
    4) Lyrical Expression
    5) Comedic Elements
  • Orff writes Carmina Burana

  • Prokofiev composes Peter and the Wolf

  • Prokofiev composes Alexander Nevsky

  • Copland writes Billy the Kid

  • World War II starts

  • Ives’ The Unanswered Question is shown

  • Pearl Harbor bombed

  • First electric guitar is made

  • Cage writes 4’33”

  • Korean War starts

  • Period: to


    -Twelve tone technique
    -Post tonal
  • Motown Records starts

  • Cassette tape is invented

  • JFK Killed

  • Woodstock

  • CD is invented

  • Live Aid

    Live Aid was a benefit concert held on Saturday 13 July 1985, as well as an ongoing music-based fundraising initiative. The original event was organised by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure to raise funds for relief of the Ethiopian famine.
  • Farm Aid

  • Corigliano composes The Ghost of Versailles

  • Oklahoma Bombing