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Who was a composer of the modern era?

Who was a composer of the modern era?

Igor Stravinsky (1882–1971). He studied under Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov and completed two grand ballets for Sergei Diaghilev: The Firebird and Petrushka. His Paris premiere of The Rite of Spring (1913), however, is what inaugurated music’s Modern era.

Who is the best modern composer?

The Top 12 Composers of the 21st Century, From Hans Zimmer to Nick Cave

  • Hans Zimmer. WaterTower Music.
  • Klaus Badelt. ryeinc.
  • Alexandre Desplat. Georgie Bradley.
  • Marco Beltrami. Marco Beltrami – Topic.
  • Ryuichi Sakamoto. Milan Records USA.
  • Nick Cave and Warren Ellis. Goldark.
  • Javier Navarrete. Zarmatura.
  • Jonny Greenwood. Awkadan.

Are there any modern composers?

Composers like Danny Elfman and John Williams really are 21st-century master composers, so it is not unlike there has not been classical-esque music being composed.

Who is the composer of 20th century?

Twentieth-Century Composers (1900 – 1975) A-L

Name Birth Death
Copland, Aaron ML410 .C756 1900 1990
Cowell, Henry 1897 1965
Debussy, Claude ML410 .D28 1862 1918
Ellington, Duke ML410 .E44 1899 1974

What was the modern era of music?

The Modern Period in Western music history lasted from approximately 1890 to 1945. As with Romanticism, Modernism is both a historical time period as well as a philosophical aesthetic. In everyday conversation, “modern” typically means current or recent.

Who was the first modern composer?

Claude Debussy, who died a hundred years ago, was perhaps the first composer to write with this quality specifically in mind, to consciously harness it as part of his creative process.

Is Kanye West a composer?

Kanye West is basically the closest thing we have to a genius classical composer. He divides opinion wherever he goes, his music is as reviled as it is celebrated, and his ego is brilliantly out of control. Kanye West is basically a classical composer.

Who is modern composer similar to Mozart?

John Williams is a modern day Mozart, says Steven Reineke.

Is there a modern day Beethoven?

Beethoven is sui generis. There has never been a composer like him, and there likely never will be again. The greatest composer of the past fifty years died in 2016: Einojuhani Rautavaara. Listen to his Seventh Symphony.