What was revolutionary about music in the 1920s and 1930s? ? What forces outside of music influences musicians during this postwar era?
Consider popular music and the ways the music reflected and gave shape to ideas and trends of the World War I era.
Focus on a particular composer or composition--works the best.
What was different about classical music after the war?
How did one composition reflect the themes of this new age?
How did classical music of the time reflect the cultural impact of the war?
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Music in the 20th Century by Hao Huang (Editor)
Call Number: REF 780.94 Mus
Publication Date: 1998
Contains over five hundred alphabetically arranged articles that provide information about some of the most significant musical developments and performers of the twentieth century, covering genres, forms, technical advances, national styles, and individuals; and includes a biographical digest of over one thousand entries.