Classical 91.5

Fascinatin' Rhythm: Modernity, 06/02/18

Jun 1, 2018


Episode # 1822

6/2       Modernity  Modernism largely ignored popular music but popular music paid close (if selective) attention to how Modernist values, attitudes, and behavior affected the lives of ordinary people. As assumptions broke down and a passion for the New roiled the culture, Modernity in music pulled it off with ease, thanks to the engaging sound of American syncopation. Hike up your skirts, learn to kiss (and more), and rag everything in sight.