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Lecture 21 - Expressionism

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Department
Music
Course
MUS 1302
Professor
Jerry M.Cain
Semester
Fall

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EXPRESSIONISMStyle of art music and theater primarily popular Germany andScandinavia northern Europe between 1880 and 1925Often not always stresses intense subjective emotion isolationmadness or some intense andor deranged psychological stateA reaction against the pleasant subjects and soft pastel colors ofImpressionism and the realism of southern European Romantic artExpressionist painters used bright clashing colors infused withdarkness colors that are wrong disturbing suggestive ofpsychic violenceUsed distortions of both color and form to create a sense of uneaseOften a form of social protest and commentary depicting horrors ofwar despair of poverty and disease mans inhumanity to manespecially in the wake of First War World 19141918Expressionist painters to know Ernst Ludwig Kirchner 18001938German painter and sculptorEdvard Munch 18631944 Norwegian famous for The ScreamExpressionist composers to know THE SECOND VIENNESE SCHOOLArnold Schoenberg 18741951Anton Webern18831945Alban Berg 18851935composer of the important operas Wozzeck and Lulu
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