20th Century Music History
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Clair de Lune was composed by, and also represents that style.
Russian-born composer who composed three important ballets including Rite of Spring
A somewhat conservative style is called
Claude Debussy's primary contribution to the history of music was in the area of:
Harmony- used of modes, whole-tone scales, pentatonic scales, and parallelism.
Began art criticism and painting; musically a revolt against German approach. Music that conveys atmosphere and subtle emotion, departure from tradition includes harmony of whole-tone scales, chromatic harmony, and dissonance. Feature prelude, nocturne, solo pieces, and brought of coloristic melodies form of arts in itself. Claude Debussy, and Marcel Ravel.
Known for chromatic melodies and Leitmotifs
a "series" of notes, or other musical elements, are used. It resulted largely due to Arnold Schönberg's efforts to write atonal music more easily.
Contemporary musical style featuring the repetition of short melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic patterns with little variation.