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Ch 23: Music of the Modern Era: Help and Review

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The Music of the Modern Era: Help and Review chapter of this Introduction to Humanities: Help and Review course is the simplest way to master music of the Modern era. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure you learn the essentials of music of the Modern era.

Who's It For?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering music of the Modern era material will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about music of the Modern era. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding atonal music, modern experimental music and other music of the Modern era
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning about music (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about music of the Modern era
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra music learning resources

How It Works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the music of the Modern era chapter exam.

Why It Works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the music of the Modern era chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any music of the Modern era question. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students Will Review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a music of the Modern era unit of a standard introduction to humanities course. Topics covered include:

  • The definition and examples of atonal music
  • Glass, Cage and use of silence in experimental music
  • How music transitioned from Late-Romantic to Modern
  • Jazz influences, operas and musicals of Gershwin and Bernstein
  • The ballet contributions and styles of Stravinsky and Copeland

6 Lessons in Chapter 23: Music of the Modern Era: Help and Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Atonal Music: Definition, Schoenberg & Examples

1. Atonal Music: Definition, Schoenberg & Examples

Most Western music is based around certain tones. But what happens if we don't do this? Explore atonal music and discover how Arnold Schoenberg contributed to this style. Then, test your understanding with a brief quiz.

Found and Prepared Instruments in Modern Music

2. Found and Prepared Instruments in Modern Music

In this lesson, explore the use of found and prepared instruments in experimental music and discover how these instruments are created. Then, test your understanding with a brief quiz.

Modern Experimental Music: Glass, Cage & Use of Silence

3. Modern Experimental Music: Glass, Cage & Use of Silence

How many new things can really be to say about music? Well, thanks to the rise of modern experimental music, you can explore new ideas about what music is and how we experience it. After reviewing the lesson, you may test your understanding with a brief quiz.

Mahler, Debussy & Bartok: Transition from Late-Romantic to Modern

4. Mahler, Debussy & Bartok: Transition from Late-Romantic to Modern

In this lesson, you'll explore the transition from Late-Romantic to Modern music through the compositional styles of Gustav Mahler, Claude Debussy, and Bela Bartok.

Gershwin & Bernstein: Jazz Influence, Operas & Musicals

5. Gershwin & Bernstein: Jazz Influence, Operas & Musicals

Jazz was one of the greatest contributions of American civilization to world culture. However, until the arrival of Gershwin and Bernstein, the genre was largely seen as lacking the refinement of other more classical forms.

Stravinsky & Copland: Ballet Contributions and Styles

6. Stravinsky & Copland: Ballet Contributions and Styles

Igor Stravinsky and Aaron Copland were two ballet composers who were very different, yet similar in many respects. Explore the styles and contributions of each artist and test your understanding with a brief quiz.

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