Chap22MUH204LO - John Adams B Listening Objectives After...

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Chapter 22 A. Overall Objectives This chapter will help you acquire familiarity with: 1. Late twentieth-century styles as reflections of historical events in this century. 2. The changes and features associated with modernism in music after World War II, especially new sound materials, electronic music, new uses of musical time, and chance music. 3. Musical features of important twentieth-century styles, especially of the postwar avant-garde and more recent styles. 4. The relationship between music and other art forms, such as film, architecture, and literature. 5. Features of twentieth-century American art music that reflected and influenced European music after World War II. 6. The lives and music of György Ligeti, Edgard Varèse, John Cage, Steve Reich, Kaija Saariaho, and
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Unformatted text preview: John Adams. B. Listening Objectives After completing this chapter, you should be able to: 1. Hear and identify typical uses of the elements of music in late twentieth-century styles. 2. Hear and identify important aspects of the second phase of modernism in late twentieth-century music, especially new sound materials, electronic media, and new uses of musical time. 3. Identify and follow important twentieth-century (and more recent) genres, especially chamber, choral, electronic, and vocal genres, including the oratorio. 4. Hear and identify features of important styles and trends in late twentieth-century (and more recent) music, especially sound complexes, electronic music, chance, minimalism, the new expressionism, and postmodernism....
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