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Chapter22.1+_3_30_ - Coming events Were starting Chapter 22...

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Unformatted text preview: Coming events Were starting Chapter 22 today, and will finish up through Chapter 25 by the end of the semester Additional information outside the textbook will be covered in class, but I will send out the additional PowerPoints Plan ahead: Unit Quiz 3 is on Monday, May 2, but there will be an optional early seating on Friday, April 29. 2010, W. W. Norton & Company, Inc. By Barbara Russano Hanning Based on J. Peter Burkholder, Donald J. Grout, and Claude V. Palisca, A History of Western Music , Eighth Edition Concise History of Western Music Fourth Edition Chapter 22 The European Mainstream in the Early Twentieth Century MODERN TIMES Europe at the Turn of the 20th Century Both political & cultural nationalism Aggressive territorial expansion Trend to universal elementary education & rising literacy Paris the cultural capital of Europe French the international language. Modern Times The early twentieth century was self- consciously modern Pace of technological and social change more rapid than in any previous era Impact of modernism Optimistic sense of progress Nostalgia for a simpler past. Modern Times Economies expanded greatly, although Europe was devastated by World War 1 People continued to migrate to cities, and nostalgia for nature increased Workers organized into labor unions to fight for better working conditions The great world powers competed for dominance. AFTER WORLD WAR I The United States emerged as a world power Immigrants continued to stream to the country While Isolationists still existed, the U.S. had become part of the world African Americans from the South moved to northern cities, where they settled into segregated neighborhoods. Changes in European nations Several traditional empires fell, and a number of European countries gained independence New borders were drawn by the winners Radical Marxists created the Soviet Union in 1917 Other dictatorships were established in Italy, Spain, and Germany Anti-Semitic laws in Germany forced many Jewish writers, composers, and scholars to settle in the United States or other countries. Economic and social changes...
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2012 for the course MUS 2116 taught by Professor Howell during the Spring '07 term at Virginia Tech.

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