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9.9: Introduction to Impressionism, Expressionism, and Twelve-Tone

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  • This section includes readings that will provide an overview of major trends in the Modern era. The readings will specifically focus on impressionism, expressionism, and twelve-tone technique. It also provides specific information on composers and pieces created in those styles.

    This section includes the following pages:

    • Music of the 20th Century
    • Impressionism
    • Claude Debussy
    • Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun
    • Maurice Ravel
    • Daphnis et Chloe
    • Expressionism
    • Arnold Schoenberg
    • Pierrot Lunaire
    • Sprechstimme
    • Twelve-Tone Technique
    • Suite for Piano
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