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

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