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

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Created Apr 26, 2010ReportNominate
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