TCU Introduction to Film Music with Mr. Cortese (Musical Styles and Isms)

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Post-romantic

great variety of melodies; traditional harmonies; strong pulses with regular meters; full-orchestras are common

Modern

avoids tunes; often very strange sounding; variety of textures; dissonant; irregular pulses and meter; small, colorful ensembles

Popular

dominated by melodies; traditional; strong-beat; syncopation; popular music ensembles

Expressionism

focuses on the "inner" world; generally expresses the subjective feelings and emotions of the artist

Impressionism

focuses on the "outer" world (reality and natural surroundings)

Serialism

method of musical composition in which one or more musical elements is subject to ordering a fixed, repeated pattern (series)

Post-modernism

dismisses the modern requirements that art music be atonal and original, appealing only to academic and elite "concert hall" audiences; makes the music accessible to all; recognizes the emotional appeal

Minimalism

constant, tonal harmony; repetition of small musical motives/fragments; slow musical transitions (introduces the texture of phasing)

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