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classical music meets jazz: a brief survey


As the 20th century began, composers sought the new sounds of modernity. Jazz was one of those new sounds. Soon, European composers and jazz musicians began to influence one another.

Here, we're focusing particularly on three important composers of the early 20th century - Claude Debussy, Maurice Ravel, and Igor Stravinsky - and the ways in which they were influenced by jazz as well as how their works, in turn, influenced jazz musicians.

Read about the music here: https://www.academia.edu/13848850/Art_Music_and_the_Influence_of_Jazz_in_the_Early_20th_Century_A_Brief_Survey
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