Reflexive and Comparative Review of Musical Trends within the Framework of the 20th Century
Tsonka Al Bakri

Anthropocentric experience - The analysis of specific and determining trends, characterizing 20th century music - covering a multitude of components, and products of various spheres of human knowledge, which are in society’s interest. In the 20th century, new and highly important elements came into being in the music pieces composed within this time frame. The typical sound organizing elements (harmonious and monodic), of the fabric of music were imminently inherent and endowed means of self-expression, assisted in determining philosophical or aesthetic formulations, and thus meshed with direct social philosophical suggestion. I.e. The processes being carried out or acknowledged by musicians and music theory specialists have been in eclectic integrity. Hence, the Researcher’s attempt to relate determining processes within certain theoretical frameworks. Therefore, specificities in 20th century music will outline a broad platform in this paper. In it, the Researcher shall focus both on the new sound-organizing approaches of composition and on the new elements in the philosophical interpretation and social positioning of creative work in music.

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