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The Rite of Spring is characterized by:

all of the above

What Viennese composer invented the twelve-tone method after writing in both post-Romantic and atonal styles?


Atonality may be characterized by:

all of the above

The cantata Carmina Burana was written by:

Carl Orff.

Of the following, which type of music was NOT composed by William Grant Still?

avant-garde electronic music

Copland's Appalachian Spring depicts:

a wedding in the Appalachians.

What is the African-American music that developed around the turn of the twentieth century and incorporates elements of African music and Western popular and art music called?


What American composer is known as the king of ragtime?


Which american Jazz composer was also a pianist and a master of big-band orchestration?

Duke Ellington

During the 1940s, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, and Thelonious Monk developed:


The musical style of the 1960s that combines jazz improvisation with amplified instruments and a rock beat is called:


Unity in film music through the use of leitmotifs was inspired by which nineteenth-century composer?


Music that features the repetition, with little variation, of melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic patterns is known as:


The approximate dates for the Modern Period, or Twentieth Century Period are:


A large-scale work in several movements for solo instrument(s) and orchestra is called:

a concerto.

Mendelssohn played an important role in the revival of music by which Baroque composer?


Of the following, which does NOT describe symphony composition in the Romantic era?

Composers wrote more symphonies than their Classical counterparts.

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