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Baroque Classical Romantic 20 th Century 20 th Century Trends: Impressionism: is a movement in European classical music, mainly in France, that had its beginnings in the late nineteenth century and continued into the middle of the twentieth century. Like its precursor in the visual arts, musical Impressionism focused on suggestion and atmosphere rather than strong emotion or the depiction of a story o Debussy: 1862-1918, French o Ravel: 1875-1937, French The Second Viennese School: Schoenberg 1874-1951, Vienna, Rejection of tonality=atonal music, 12 tone series-serialism Expressionism: The German answer to French Impressionism o Schoenberg: o Berg: Student of Schoenberg, Berg Violin Concerto, 12 tone composition o Webern:Austrian composer,1883-1945, 12-tone techniques, 20 th Cent. Nationalists o Bartok: 1881-1945 Hungarian, interest in folk music, 1940 exiled to US Music in America/Musical Theater o Stephen Foster: 1826-1864, songwriter for amateur players+singers, music performed in parlors of America
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course MUS 152 taught by Professor Lewis during the Spring '08 term at Illinois State.

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