Musical Romanticism in the 20th Century and Beyond
Jun 10, 2017
The 20th century experienced radical challenges to musical thinking, with many composers choosing to break completely with the past, producing works that appeal only to a small group of academic specialists. There were many other composers, however, who, while appreciating many of the innovations of 20th-century music, and incorporating elements of them into their compositions, also retained ties to the past, producing works that are intelligible to general audiences. These talks examine some notable examples of this phenomenon.