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History of Music and Art in The 20th Century

Use Online Video to learn about Music and Art of the 20th Century. Use the video subtitles to improve Reading and Literacy skills ... at the same time!

Use our online videos to study the Music and Art of The 20th Century Period. Discover the music, composers, musical works and art of the 20th Century.

Using the aid of these two History of Art and Music videos, you'll witness the revolutionary developments that occurred in art and music at the beginning of the 20th century. And you'll learn how those changes in art and music continue to impact upon how we focus on the world today.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain and witness the revolutionary developments in art and music that occurred at the beginning of the 20th century, and learn how those changes continue to impact upon how we focus on the world.
  • Understand  and interrelate the forms, themes, and techniques explored by prominent artists of the early 20th century, comparing the Cubist style of Picasso's landmark painting, Les Demoiselles d'Avignon, with the musical juxtapositions of Stravinsky's influential composition, Rite of Spring.
  • Identify and view artistic masterpieces by 20th century artists like Braque, Derain, Kandinsky, Klee, Matisse and Picasso.
  • Name and listen to excerpts from compositions by 20th century composers like Berg, Satie, Schoenberg, Strvinsky and Webern.
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