Lesson 9 MODERN PERIOD Objectives: After doing though this lesson you should be able to; 1. give the characteristic of modern music. 2. explain each characteristic. 3. familiarize on important composer during modern period. NEXT CONTENTS PREVIOUS 4 5 6 Lesson 7 8
INTRODUCTION <ul><li>The period dates more or less from 1880 to the present. Great social unrest which resulted in World Wars I and II showed marked influence on the arts. Music was also greatly influenced by the mechanical and scientific advantage of the Age. </li></ul><ul><li>Some characteristic of modern music are: </li></ul><ul><li>The predominance of dissonances as a result of the adoption of new scale patterns and the practice of using different keys at the same time (polytonality). </li></ul><ul><li>Complex rhythmic pattern brought about different meters occurring in various parts one time. </li></ul><ul><li>Development of jazz, like the ragtime blues, boogie-woogie, swing be-hop, progressive jazz, rock n’ roll and now the twist, soul, rock, disco, pinoy rock, ect. </li></ul><ul><li>The availability of music through new outlets like the radio, movies, recordings, television and Broadway shows. </li></ul>NEXT CONTENTS PREVIOUS
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