Tag: Music of the Modern Period
Virtually all types of music forms are being written today. Technology continues to play an important role in the development of 21st century music. Composers use recording tapes as a compositional tool. Electronically generated sounds are used both on their own and in combination with traditional instruments. Some are manipulating the performance of instruments in real time.
Daniel Kobialka with Leonard Bernstein As noted in the first of this series, the music classification system describing the evolution of Western music follows that generally accepted by Music History Scholars. To date these newsletters have provided a look into the key periods of musical development including: Early (prior to 9th century) Medieval (9th… Read More ›