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20Th Century

Music written since 1900 is called twentieth century music. There have been more types and styles of music written in the twentieth century then ever before. In the twentieth century, the only limit is the composer's imagination. This great variety of musical styles reflected the diversity of life during the early twentieth century. More people were free to choose where to live, how to earn a living, and how to spend their time. The car, airplane, telephone, phonograph, movies, and radio all made...

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Stravinsky in 20th Century Music

Stravinsky was a Russian/American composer who was described as one of the most important composers in the 20th century. Stravinsky was even named by ‘Time Magazine' as one of the most influential people of the century. Stravinsky made many special contributions to music in the 20th century which were wide and varied. His material was raw and produced a fresh and new sound for the 20th century world of music. Stravinsky's music had particularly interesting qualities when it came to technical musical...

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Technology in the 20th Century

 Technology in the 20th Century Margie R. Collins HUM/300 The Global Village October 13, 2014 Joan Canby Technology in the 20th Century There can be no doubt that the twentieth century is one of the most remarkable unparalleled rate in mankind’s history for its technological advances and scientific discoveries, a rate that continues to this day. In fact, there were so many new gadgets invented and discoveries made in the last century that it’s difficult to pare the list down to just...

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Feminism in the 20th Century

rights for women equal to those of men. Throughout history women have played different roles in different societies, but have for the most part been considered subservient and inferior in status to men. In the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, the "sociology of the family" became the more prominent concern of feminists. Feminist theory is the extension of feminism into theoretical, or philosophical, grounds, encompassing work done in a broad variety of areas, including women's roles,...

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20th Century and Atonal Music

extent did writers, painters, and composers of the early twentieth century deliberately break with tradition? Explain how they accomplished that goal. Consider the development of atonal music in 20th century. Before the 20th century, serious music, even the music of the greatest composers, was pretty easy for the average person to understand and enjoy. Serious music followed common and easily understood patterns .In the 20th century, however, many of the most important composers began to move away...

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20th Century Drama and Theatre

Twentieth-century theatre describes a period of great change within the theatrical culture of the 20th century. There was a widespread challenge to long established rules surrounding theatrical representation; resulting in the development of many new forms of theatre, including modernism, Expressionism, political theatre and other forms of Experimental theatre, as well as the continuing development of already established theatrical forms like naturalism and realism. Throughout the century, the artistic...

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20th Century London

THE 20th CENTURY   In the early 20th century Hendon and Finchley became built up. Growth also spread to Harrow and Wealdstone, Twickenham, Teddington and Kingston Upon Thames. Wimbledon and Surbiton also became suburbs of London. Furthermore in the early 20th century London County Council began to build estates of council houses on the edge of the city. In 1903 the first ones were built at Tooting. Later estates were built at Norbury, Tottenham, Roehampton, at Downham near Catford and at Becontree...

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20th Century and Furniture

furniture – the way it looks, its usage, prices, purpose, and materials used to make it – changes… it evolves. Furniture is an art form that can be used to decorate any living space and can be used to stimulate human activity; it has changed over the centuries to become more and more functional for our daily lives and for multi purposes. Back in the Neolithic period furniture was made out of stone which in our current lives is completely impractical, but back then furniture was not used how it is used...

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Prejudice in the early 20th century

people consider the 1930’s to be a terrible time of prejudice, especially to some violent extremes. Between racism, sexism, and social prejudice, discrimination levels were about the highest America has ever seen. Prejudice in the early twentieth century was a very big problem because nobody was treated likewise. Men and women, Whites and Blacks, they were all the same, but at the same time, all were different. In the fight with different types of predisposition, sadly, the majority won the battles...

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Technology in the 20th Century Paper

Technology in the 20th Century Paper There are many notable advances made in technology that took place during the twentieth century. The world gradually moved from the industrial age into the technology age during this era. Once technology took hold nothing could hold back the flood of its advancement and the innovation that grew from it. Of all of the important advancements three standouts that are intimately connected are the inventions of the radio, computers, and the internet...

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