Music 6.12 Quiz
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Where was operatic composer Richard Wagner born?
What is the name of Wagner's operatic cycle that takes 18 hours to perform?
Der Ring des Niebelungen
Wagner outlines his vision of opera as Gesamtkunstwerk. What does Gesamtkunstwerk mean?
Where was Igor Stravinsky born?
Which stylistic periods did Igor Stravinsky go through during his career as a composer?
Russian, neoclassical, serial
What is the name of Stravinsky's ballet that shocked the audience due to its primitive music paired with modern choreography?
The Rite of Spring
Which term names a person who leads the orchestra?
What other role did conductors originally have?
Which conductor shaped the sound of the Philadelphia Orchestra by asking the string players to use his free bowing technique?
Which conductor directed both the Metropolitan Opera orchestra and the Boston Symphony during the same time period?