'Isms' of Music

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Can you name the 'Isms' of Modern Music?

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DescriptionMusical Movement
Literally means 'Coming from the art'.
Rejected musical tradition and incorporated new sounds relating to machinery.
Movement in music where a piece references music of the past.
Associated with the systematic ordering of 12 tones in the chromatic scale.
Musical movement associated with opera, showcasing the gritty parts of life
The exploration of other musical cultures and eventual synthesis of ideas
Conscious effort by composers to create new sounds in music.
Thought of as an escape from the modern world. 'Art for art's sake.'

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