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Arnold Schönberg (13 September 1874 – 13 July 1951) was an Austrian composer and painter, associated with the expressionist movement in German poetry and art, and leader of the Second Viennese School. After his move to the United States in 1934, he altered the spelling of his surname from Schönberg to Schoenberg.

Schönberg's approach, both in terms of harmony and development, has been one of the most influential of 20th-century musical thought. Many European and American composers from at least three… read more

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  • Schoenberg himself chose to spell his name "Schoenberg" at some point of his life, quit your obnoxious "corrections"
  • Contemporary classical music can be understood as belonging to the period that started in the mid-1970s to early 1990s with the retreat of modernism.[1] However, the term may also be employed in a broader sense to refer to all post-1945 modern musical forms.[2] Now that's from Wikipedia, not the most reliable source, but I'm pretty sure that's the accepted definition/period. Also, if you look deeper into that, the genre that "Contemporary Classical" replaced was "Modern Classical." So essentially, genres were stupid LONG before rock and roll came along.
  • "contemporary classical" tag is such a joke, 1951 is more than 60 years ago

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