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Music Timeline: 20th Century - From 1900 to 1960

By March 30, 2007

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By the 20th century innovations affected how music was performed and appreciated. Composers and musicians were more willing to experiment in different music styles and used technology to further enhance their works. In 1922, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) was founded and in 1948 Columbia Records introduced the long-playing album. Here is a timeline of music events from 1900 to 1960.

Music Education in the News: Sites like YouTube and Break.Com make it possbile for ordinary people to create and share vlogs or video logs, some of them even gained fame through these videos. Another music-blogging site called MOG is out of beta, here's an article which gives you more insight on MOG.

This Day in Music History: 1945 - Singer/songwriter and guitarist Eric Clapton was born in Ripley, England

Photo of Igor Stravinsky from the Library of Congress

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