Great Music of the 20th Century

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Great Music of the 20th Century

2018

The 20th century was a breeding ground of musical innovation and transformation unlike any other era in history. Within this course, you'll discover the genius of composers such as Debussy, Stravinsky, Schoenberg, Webern,...

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Robert Greenberg

In This Series

20th-Century Music: Be Afraid No Longer!
Episode 1
20th-Century Music: Be Afraid No Longer!
Setting the Table and Parsing Out Blame
Episode 2
Setting the Table and Parsing Out Blame
Debussy and le français in Musical Action
Episode 3
Debussy and le français in Musical Action
Russia and Igor Stravinsky
Episode 4
Russia and Igor Stravinsky
Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring
Episode 5
Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring
The Paradox of Arnold Schoenberg
Episode 6
The Paradox of Arnold Schoenberg
The Emancipation of Melody!
Episode 7
The Emancipation of Melody!
The Second Viennese School
Episode 8
The Second Viennese School
The "New" Classicism
Episode 9
The "New" Classicism
Schoenberg and the 12-Tone Method
Episode 10
Schoenberg and the 12-Tone Method
Synthesis and Nationalism: Béla Bartók
Episode 11
Synthesis and Nationalism: Béla Bartók
America's Musical Gift
Episode 12
America's Musical Gift
American Iconoclasts
Episode 13
American Iconoclasts
The World Turned Upside Down
Episode 14
The World Turned Upside Down
Electronic Music and European Ultraserialism
Episode 15
Electronic Music and European Ultraserialism
Schoenberg in Exile
Episode 16
Schoenberg in Exile
Stravinsky in America
Episode 17
Stravinsky in America
For Every Action an Equal Reaction
Episode 18
For Every Action an Equal Reaction
The California Avant-Garde
Episode 19
The California Avant-Garde
Rock around the Clock
Episode 20
Rock around the Clock
East Meets West; South Meets North
Episode 21
East Meets West; South Meets North
Postmodernism: New Tonality and Eclecticism
Episode 22
Postmodernism: New Tonality and Eclecticism
The New Pluralism
Episode 23
The New Pluralism
Among Friends
Episode 24
Among Friends