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Unformatted text preview: MUS230 - Wednesday, September 29, 2010 Popular Music in The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians- how widely practiced is the music, means of dissemination (mainly recording), social groups (youth culture becomes a huge factor in the 1960s) - popular music is primarily created for commercial purposes: music to sell Art Music - people tend to use the term classical music, which implies its been around for a while, but art music is written in modern day - rift between audience and composers - people were looking for more beethoven and mozart, and the composers were not giving them what they wanted - in Europe there is a long patronage of art music, but in the West they found a home base in universities - Milton Babbitt worked at Princeton, where he was a mathematician along with a musician - Arnold Schoenberg went to UCLA - many composers in university music composers made music for small elite groups - in Viennese society in 18th and 19th century, the composers had a developing relationship with their...
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