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Experimental Music 20th Century

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Destiny De La Rosa

on 14 November 2012

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Experimental Music 20th Century John Cage He was one of the most influential American composers of the 20th century What instruments were used? Theremin (1919) QUESTIONS? Igor Stravinsky He was born on June 17 1882 Frank Zappa Where it all Started? It began in the mid-20th century. "An experimental action is one the outcome of which is not foreseen" Born September 5, 1912 He is best known for his 1952 composition
called 4′33″. It originated in North America. It allowed people not to follow the "rules" of music. It paved the way for many new artistes and different styles of music. He was born on December 21, 1940 In Baltimore, Maryland He was a self-taught composer and performer Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1995
Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1997 He was influenced by Edgard Varèse
Igor Stravinsky
Anton Webern He died December 4, 1993 from cancer. He was a French and American composer, pianist and conductor. Stravinsky was for known for his composition titled "The Rite of Spring." It premiered in 1913 in Paris. He died April 6, 1971 He was an American composer, music theorist, writer, and artist Cage died August 12, 1992 Playing Bicycle Hydraulophones (1960s) Made from scrap metal Einstürzende Neubauten One of the first electronic musical instruments Russian Inventor Léon Theremin
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