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20th century classical music was extremely varied and thus there was no dominant style. However, a salient feature in classical music during this period was the increased use of dissonance. Because of this, the 20th century is sometimes called the "Dissonant Period" of classical music, because much of its music was a reaction to, or against, the common practice period, which emphasized consonance. The International Paris Exposition celebrating the centennial of the French Revolution in 1889 is referred to by one writer as the watershed transitional moment from consonance to dissonance.


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SAUTERNE - (by Leland Thomas Faegre)  Year: 1981
Leland Thomas Faegre 'Sauterne' [a dry to bittersweet white wine] is perhaps the second oldest song in my catalogue. It was submitted in 1976 for a College music theory assignment to an amenably strict instructor [Williametta Spencer] who seemed to enjoy it. It is quite melancholy, yet without the urge to find a... Instrumental, Classical, 20th Century
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234045 2:33 Slow USD $132.95  


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