20th century music

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  • 20th Century
    • Features
      • A high level of  dissonance
      • Extreme contrasts of dynamics
      • Constantly  changing  textures
      • ‘Distorted’  melodies and harmonies
      • Angular  melodies with wide leaps
      • Layered textures
    • Instruments
      • New ways of using of using old instruments
        • Tapping the instrument with the bow or using sticks and brushes
      • Synthesisers/ Digital music
      • Strange combinations of  instruments
    • Froms
      • Expressionism
        • A high level of  dissonance
        • Extreme  contrasts of dynamics
        • Constantly  changing  textures
        • ‘Distorted’  melodies and harmonies
        • Angular  melodies with wide leaps
      • Minimalism
        • Layers of ostinati
        • Constantly repeated patterns that are subjected to gradual changes
        • Layered textures
        • Interlocking repeated phrases and rhythms
        • Diatonic  harmony
    • Notable Composers
      • John Cage
        • Construction in Metal
        • 4'33
        • Music of Changes
      • Benjamin Britten
        • The Turn of the Screw
        • War Requiem
        • A Midsummer Night's Dream
      • Leonard Bernstein
        • On the Town
        • West Side Story
        • Symphony No. 1

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