Romantic/modern English music timeline (Britten (however new musical…
Romantic/modern English music timeline
again, conventional late Romantic harmony. chromaticism and 7ths but functional.
initially Ger Romantic style.
art song conventions
and rhythmic emphasis
Elgar Sea Pics
study with Bruch
fragmentation of musical styles in early years of C20th :arrow_right: search for own musical style
conservatism (Elgar/eng mus) vs modernism (Verklaerte Nacht)
concern for rhythmically fluid setting of text
chromatic stepwise movement?
Daphnis et Chloe
La Cath engloutie
study with Ravel for "a little French polish".
choice of texts about pastoral / heritage
and for mirroring their structure :arrow_right: elems of through comp / modfied strophic form in no.3
sets them with a concern for "atmospehric effect"
weird ensemble: voice + pno 5tet
contr to simple depics of storm/bells in Schub DJN / V
collects folk songs
incorporates modes into comps.
study of and incorporation of tudor mus (false rels).
Fanto n a themeo f TT
however new musical directions – complex chromaticism & tone colour
returns to folk heritage in
1st major English composer of this time
German Rom trad. Late-Romantic harmony