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In the Symphonie fantastique, the instrument that plays the squeaky, high-pitched versio of the idee fixe:
Crime for which the protagonist in Symphonie fantastique is executed in the 4th movement of the piece:
Musical texture used to emphasize image of witches' dance in the 5th movement of the Symphonie fantastique:
Technique of playing with the wooden side of the bow, used by violins in the 5th movement of Symphonie fantastique:
Device used by Stravinsky to help bring order to the seeming chaos of his complicated textures:
A significant difference between Bartok and Stravinsky:
Bartok's lifelong reliance on folk influences
An important motivation for Copland in creating his American style:
connecting with everyday listener
The polychord Copland uses in Section 1 of Appalachian Spring is formed by combining:
two simple triads
In John Adams's "Short Ride in a Fast Machine," the illusion of increased speed is created by:
addition of more musical patterns
Style of music in which several simple musical units are combined and repeated over and over:
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