11 - ABA form A- woodwinds B- hymn-like, brass Aaron...

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14:30 Arnold Schnoenberg (1874-1951) Wagner “addict” Taught music theory and composition  Students: Alban Berg and Anton Webem, The “Viennese school” Atonality-  12 tone system Uses the chromatic scale “Pierrot Lunaire” (1912) 21 poems Sprechstimme ( speech voice) “A Survivor from Warsaw” 12 tone composition from 1947 Dramatic cantata Deals with single episode during WWII Holocaust Alban Berg (1885-1935) Used 12 tone system, but made it more lyrical “Wozzeck” Expressionist musical drama Bela Bartok (1881-1945) Hungarian Influenced by Eastern European folk songs Became authority on peasant music
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Most works are instrumental Emigrated to US in 1943 Concerto for Orchestra 2 nd  movement: “ Games in Pairs” Involves pairs of brass and woodwinds
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Unformatted text preview: ABA form A- woodwinds B- hymn-like, brass Aaron Copland (1900-1990) One of the most important American composers of 20 th century Style changed throughout life Early- American in character (jazz) Later- more sophisticated Late 1930s- works accessible to public influence of American folksongs and folklore Most well-known works are from his period Billy the Kid Rodeo Appalachian Spring Appalachian Spring, Section 7, theme and variations on Simple Gifts New Techniques and Methods More use of 12 tone, serialism Use of chance or aleatory music Minimalist music Electronic music liberation of sound Mixed media Anything and everything is possible 14:30 14:30...
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