20th-Century Compositions

A couple weeks ago, New Yorker critic Alex Ross gave an MP3-driven tour of 20th-century composition. These are works that do "not to represent all the most important compositions of the period but illustrate a diversity of styles." On his blog, he provides a list of the compositions and recommended recordings.

From what I know of compositional music (a little), it’s a pretty good starting point for exploring the century.

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