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Neoclassicism - Dates

1920s (1930s-1940s)

2

Neoclassicism - Tonality

Tonal
Bitonal

3

Neoclassicism - Scales used

Major/minor (or more than one key at a time)

4

Neoclassicism - Harmony

Diatonic
Dissonance
Chromaticism
Modulations (to unrelated keys)

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Neoclassicism - Rhythms/Tempo

Irregular rhythms
Ostinati
Cross rhythms

6

Neoclassicism - Composers

Stravinsky
Poulenc
Hindemith

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Neoclassicism - key features

-Largely diatonic/tonal
-Dissonant/chromatic harmonies
-Some bitonality/polytonality
-Reduction in instrumentation (small groups/orchestra)
-Baroque/Classical structures
-Irregular rhythms
-Ostinati rhythms