maya Music Study Guide Part 2

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Music Study Guide Part 2 Chapter 22 The Late Twentieth Century Two compositional styles: - neo-classicism o more traditional tonality with Classical forms - avant-garde o experimenting with tone color, rhythm, and form new instruments sought as well as ways to produce new sounds on traditional instruments fascination with time = Composers explored different ways time can be experienced Anton Webern (1883-1945) - “No. 4” of Five Orchestral Pieces (1913) o Concentrated, each note is a source of tremendous energy György Ligeti (b. 1923-2006) - works with large, slowly moving “sound blocks” - Lux aeterna (1966): Medieval aspects of Latin text, polyphony, a cappella, canons o Modern aspects of dissonance, no beat or melody musique concrete - natural sounds recorded and manipulated synthesizers - sounds produced by electronic music computer music - computer controls the functions of a synthesizer Edgard Varèse (1883-1964) - leading experimentalist in electronic music in 1920s - Poème électronique
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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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