'Isms' of Music

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Can you name the 'Isms' of Modern Music?

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DescriptionMusical Movement
Conscious effort by composers to create new sounds in music.
Rejected musical tradition and incorporated new sounds relating to machinery.
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.'
Associated with the systematic ordering of 12 tones in the chromatic scale.
The exploration of other musical cultures and eventual synthesis of ideas
Musical movement associated with opera, showcasing the gritty parts of life
Literally means 'Coming from the art'.

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Created Apr 26, 2010ReportNominate
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