Were all modernist composers members of the avant-garde? Describe the variety of music that can be called modernist.
Around 1900,some conservative composers referred to melody,harmony,and tonality as:
A) the "holy trinity" of music.
B) metaphors for the dramatic aspect of music.
C) sacred elements in music.
D) crucial for the flow of form.
Describe some of the events and scientific discoveries that shook the late nineteenth century's confidence in the idea of progress.What effect did these events have on music,literature,and the arts?
Discuss the concepts in the visual arts,literature,and music that were questioned by modernists in the early twentieth century.