Find out what Expressionistic music sounds like.Listen to recordings of the music of Arnold Schoenberg or Alban Berg, two leading composers in that style. One place to find them is on Youtube.Post which you listened to and what your impressions are of the music by 8pm on due date. Post your answers to this discussion and respond to 2 other posts by end of day.
Expressionism is a style in visual arts from the early 20th century, which is focused on expressing one`s emotions like angst, despair, anger and grief. Musical expressionism is majorly a German genre or affair closely likened to the second Viennese school of music. The characteristics of the expressionism music include high level of dissonance, extreme contrast of dynamics, constantly changing textures, no cadences, extremes of pitch and distorted melodies and harmonies.