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Chapter22.3.1+_4-4_ - Continuing into the 20 Century th...

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Continuing into the 20 th Century
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Tonal and post-tonal music In our survey so far, Scriabin traveled furthest from common-practice tonal harmony, and Rachmaninov stayed closest Many composers continued to work with tonality, bringing out new flavors and possibilities.
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Tonal and post-tonal music Others created approaches that either redefined tonality or abandoned the idea completely The term post-tonal can be applied to all the new ways composers found to organize pitch, from atonality to neotonality.
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Tonal and post-tonal music BUT please keep in mind that this only applies to 20 th -century “classical” or “art” or “academic” music Popular music, musical theater, and jazz all continued to be tonal and to use functional harmony.
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Tonal and post-tonal music T he inevitable result was that “serious” composers began to lose contact with their audiences, something that typically happens at the end of a musical style period As a result, “serious” music retreated into academic settings, where composers could experiment without worrying about audience reaction—it remained alive, but on life support But judging by audience acceptance, the real “new” music of the early 20 th Century was the newly-discovered American Popular Music.
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Music between the World Wars 1918-1942 Many European musicians fled to Paris, England, America during, because of, or after WW I Large orchestras gave way to smaller ensembles for economic reasons.
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Music between the World Wars New experimental movements in the visual arts: Abstractionism —non-representational geometric art Expressionism —expression of your conscious feelings Surrealism —expression of your subconscious feelings Dadaism —deliberately grotesque & nonsensical.
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Expressionism—Kandinsky
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The Scream
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Dadaism The Monty Python approach!
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