Neo- Classicism in Music

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  • Neo- Classicism- Popular between 1914- 1945
    • Melody
      • Use of absolute music
        • Detached
        • Objective
        • Lacking in emotion
      • Imitation
      • Sequence
      • Counter melody
      • Inversion
      • Augmentation
      • Diminution
      • Antiphonal writing
      • Odften deliberate wrong notes
    • Rhythm
      • Ryhthmic regularity
    • Harmony
      • Alberti bass
      • Pedal notes
      • Functional harmony often used
        • Cadences
        • Progressions
      • Bitonality sometimes a feature
      • Dissonant and chromatic
      • Unexpected shifts of key and harmonies
    • Instrumentation
      • Clear timbres
      • Colurful and sometimes unconventional orchestration
    • Texture
      • Clear textures
      • Contrapuntal and fugal techiniques
        • Polyphony
        • A short melody or phrase introduced in one part and taken up by others and developed by interweaving the parts
    • Structure
      • Use of conventional forms
        • Sonata
        • Symphony
        • Ritornello
        • Concerto
        • Scherzo
      • Balanced
    • Influences
      • Influenced by the Baroque and Classical eras
    • Composers
      • Hindemith
      • Prokofiev
      • Stravinsky
      • Tippett
      • Poulenc
      • Bartok

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