Modern music post-1945 saw composers using instruments in new and unexpected ways, reimagining the concepts of melody, timbre, and rhythm along the way.
Posts by Sarah Tyrrell
Modernist composers went beyond writing new music, to reinventing music itself. Listen to their astonishing expressions of psychosis, memory, and faith.
Spanning two world wars, the advent of the automobile, airplane, and radio – the Modernist Era’s revolutionary music reflects a massive cultural upheaval.