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1

Nationalism - Dates

1900-1940s

2

What is often used in Nationalist pieces?

Folk music

3

Nationalism - Tonality

Modal tunes
Major
Minor

4

Nationalism - Scales used

Pentatonic
Modes
Chromaticism
Major/minor

5

Nationalism - Harmony

Use of modes
Dissonance
Quite consonant

6

Nationalism - Rhythms/Tempo

Marches (Marching tunes)/Folk dance
Dance-like rhythms
Dotted rhythms
Ostinati
Scotch snap rhythms
Cross rhythms
Changing metre

7

Nationalism - Composers (+ country)

Vaughan Williams (Britain)
Bartók (Hungary)
Ives (USA)
Sibelius (Finland)
Shostakovich (Russia)

8

Nationalism - key features

-Patriotic/cultural reflections
-Folk songs/dances
-Programmatic forms/ideas
-Modal tunes
-Pentatonic scale/modes/whole-tone scale
-Large orchestra
-Dance-like rhythms/marching tunes (scotch snap/dactylic/ostinato/cross rhythms/changing metre)