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Music Study Guide – Modern Period Chapter 19 Music and Modernism Modernism - reaction to Romanticism, creation of new languages in art, literature, and music Changes of the century = pace, ideas, technology, nationalist movements Music followed art movements = Impressionism, Expressionism, Les Fauves, Cubism Modern music = melody, harmony, emancipation of dissonance, atonality Serialism - movement began by Arnold Schoenberg - twelve-tone method: use all chromatic pitches in a specific order, each pitch used once - this method provided coherence and large-scale form in atonal compositions Inversion, Retrograde, Retrograde inversion, Transposition Chapter 20 The Twentieth Century: Early Modernism Impressionism - pictorial and coloristic music; elevated tone color (or timbre) to a position equal to melody, harmony and rhythm; compositions are progression of coloristic effects Claude Debussy (1862-1918) - Debussy is the Parisian composer who created impressionistic music - Clouds from Three Nocturnes (1899) – example of Impressionism
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2011 for the course MUSIC 1930 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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