primitivism
(PRIH-mi-ti-vizm)


[Eng.]


20th century compositions that imitate rhythms, melodies, modes, and techniques of so-called primitive music.



SUGGESTED LISTENING EXAMPLE:

Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring, "Dance of the Youths and Maidens"
W. W. Norton - 4-CD Musical Example Bank -- Disc 1, Track 18

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