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  1. Terry Riley 

    "In C" 
    • -(1964)
    • -53 Short Phrases 
    • -phrases played any number of times.
    • -process based on tape loops 
    • -sounds like a train stop gate ringing
  2. John Coltrane

    "Welcome"
    • - (1965)
    • -from the album Kulu se mama
    • -sounds like a SEXY HAPPY BIRTHDAY 
    • -arant-garde 
    • -Symbols, piano, and sax
  3. Big Mama Thorton 
    "Hound Dog" (1952)

    Elvis Presley 
    "Hound Dog" (1956)
    Elvis appeared on the Steve Allen Show
  4. The Beatles 


    "I want to hold your hand"
    (1963)
  5. The Beatles 

    "A day in the Life"
    • -more produced, different instruments enter at different times.
    • -sounds more professional than I want to hold your hand
  6. Bright Sheng


    "Seven Tunes heard in China"
    • (1995)
    • Classical aspects- being played by a cello a classical instrument

    Chinese aspects- pitch bends, glisandos double stops were like drones, pentatonics
  7. Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five 


    "The Message"
    • - (1982)
    • -"Turntablism"
    • -backspin technique
    • -scratching 
    • -turn table as instrument
  8. Peter Gabriel

    "Come talk to me"
    • -African drumming techniques
    • -Bagpipes
  9. John Adams 


    "Short Ride in a Fast Machine"
    • -(1986)
    • -ostinatos 
    • -plays with meter
    • -harmony: "gates" (NOT TONAL) 
    • -sounds repettive
  10. Phillip Glass 

    "Einstein on the Beach"
    • -(1976)
    • -opera 
    • -no narrative (no plot)
    • -no singing text, only numbers and solfege syllables also speaking random shit.
    • -5 hours long
  11. Steve Reigh 

    "Piano Phase"
    • -(1967)
    • - 2 pianos 
    • -minimalism: reppetitive music/hypnotic/trance
    • -moves slowly
  12. Steve Reich

    "Tehillim"
    • -1981 
    • -post minimalism 
    • -4 singers and orchestra
    • -reflects his trip to Isreal, contains canons and distanced dissonance.
  13. Charlie "Bird" Parker


    "Anthropology" 
    • -1945
    • -also composed by Dizzy Gillespie 
    • -head: main melody (1st statement) 
    • -crazy jazz, fast... drums sound like chatter
  14. John Cage 


    "Sonatas and Interludes V"
    • -1940 
    • -played on the piano 
    • -sounds like piano and percussion 
    • - cool, africanish
    • -prepared piano 
    • -blurring of boundries
  15. John Cage 


    "Music of Changes"
    • -1950
    • -square root form 
    • -chance 
    • -piano(more sporadic piano -___-) 
  16. Pierre Boulez


    "Le Marteau Sans Maitre"
    • -1950 
    • -pointilism 
    • -complete 12 tone row happens in 1st bar alone
    • -texture thin with solo "voice" 
    • -spounds spiratic 
  17. Karlheinz Stockhausen


    "Kreuzspiel" (Crossplay)  
    • -1950
    • -a main European componant of total serialism (GERMAN)
    • -Rotating system of tone roles
    • -for piano, percussion, oboe, bass, and clarinet
    • -refers to the crossplay between different pairs of instruments (piano and percussion vs oboe and clarinet aka melodic vs percussion) 
  18. Oliver Messiaen 


    "Liturgie de cristal 
    • -1940 
    • -Part 1 in Quatour pour la fin du temps
    • -feat clarinet violin and piano 
    • -contemplative mood 
    • -doesnt really devolp themes 
    • -birdsongs (violin and clarinet parts) 
    • -modes of limited transposition: scale where the actual pitches always remain the same even if you transpose it; dont create desire for resolution from dissonance
    • -harmonic stasis: reppitiion of chords eliminates need for resolution. Rhythm is a master of duration not meter 
  19. Milton Babbitt 


    "Philomel"
    • -1964 
    • -combined reading/ electronic composition with live performance.
    • -sing-speaking 
    • -for soprano and electro acoustic sound 
    • -she is supposed to resemble a bird
    • -soiunds like a crazy coloratura 
    • -she does sing the title 
  20. Milton Babbitt 


    "Three compositions for piano" 
    • -1950 
    • -"time point" system 
    • -number rows
    • -very sporadic sounding 
    • -piano 
    • -absolutely no melody 
  21. George Crum 


    "Black Angels" 
    • -1970
    • -electric string quartet 
    • -numerically structured the piece around 13 and 7 (numerology)
    • -unconventional instrumentalism (miked strings/crystal glasses/suspended tam tam gongs)
    • -social commentary about the war in Vietnam
    • -sounds like strings screeching and shrieking
  22. Edgard Varese


    Poeme eletronique
    • -1960
    • -splicing 
    • -just a lot of different sounds 
    • -like soundtrack from a scary movie... 
  23. Edgard Varese


    "Hyperprism"
    • -1920
    • - lots of brass
    • -less dense sections (flute only)
    • -sirens 
    • -cymbals
    • -actually sounds like music 
    • -flim score 

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