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Get Inspired! Episode 4

Use these flashcards to help answer the guide questions for Episode 4 of the Get Inspired! Series found at 88pianokeys.me
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Philharmonic
devoted to or appreciative of music, commonly used with a symphonic group
Concerto
a composition for orchestra and a soloist
Conductor
the person who directs a musical group
Beethoven
German composer of instrumental music (especially symphonic and chamber music) from the Classical Period
Sonata
a musical composition of 3 or 4 movements or parts each with contrasting forms, tempos, etc
Grave
very slow, solemn
Allegro
a brisk and lively tempo, Italian for "happy"
Cantabile
In a singing style
Rondo
A musical from in which the first part is repeated several times throughout the piece.
Adagio
slow, leisurely tempo
Molto
Italian for "much or very"
Con Brio
with liveliness or spirit
Jazz
A style of music that combines African rhythms western style instruments, improvisation all within a structured format.
Rhapsody
Title for an excessively enthusiastic and expressive musical composition. Usually has an irregular form as if made up as one plays it
Liszt
Hungarian composer and piano virtuoso known especially for showmanship (1811-1886)
Duke Ellington
Born in Chicago and moved to Harlem in 1923, he was a composer, pianist and band leader and considered one of the most influential figures in jazz.
Classical Music
Music written in the period lasting approximately from 1750 to 1830. Composers of this style include Mozart, Haydn and Beethoven.
Baroque Music
Music composed between 1600-1750 which includes the music of composers like Bach, Handel and Vivaldi.
Opera
a drama set to music
Franz Liszt
A Hungarian composer and pianist of the Romantic period known for his fiery style of composition and performance
Pathetique
with great emotion