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Music History FINAL
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a slow, lyrical, intimate composition for piano, associated with evening and night time
a triple meter dance that originated as a stately processional for the polish nobility
until the age of 36, Franz Liszt toured Europe as this
Symphonic or tone poem
Created by Liszt, a one movement orchestral composition based to some extent on a literary or pictorial idea
music intended to be performed before and during a play to set the mood for scenes or highlight dramatic action
a short musical idea associated with a person, object, or thought used by R. Wagner in his operas
The composer of the librettos to the Ring of the Nibelung
the composer who influenced Brahms's artistic and personal life
1892-Dvorak went here and spent almost 3 years as director of the National Conservatory of Music
Idee fixe or "fixed idea"
The recurring theme that unifies the contrasting episodes of Berlioz's Fantastic Symphony
The Rite of Spring
the most famous riot in music history occurred in Paris 1913 at the first performance of this work
where impressionist painting and symbolist poetry as an artistic movement originated
the most important impressionist composer
1/2 Man 1/2 Goat
the faun in Debussy's famous composition
the absence of key or tonality in a musical composition
Wrote the poem that inspired the Prelude to "The Afternoon of a Faun"
Distortion/jarring colors, dissonance/unusual instrumental effects
used by expressionist painters, writers, and composers to assault and shock their audience
Alban Berg and Anton Webern were Arnold Schoenberg's...
an eerily expressive kind of declamation midway between song and speech first used during the expressionist period
Entered the insurance business
Charles Ives did this after graduating from Yale
Romanticism and Impressionism
Neoclassicism was a reaction to...
painted Impression: Sunrise- the term impressionism derived from a derogatory reaction to this painting
The technique of using two or more tonal centers at the same time
Bela Bartok was the leading authority on this subject
what Appalachian Spring originated as
developed the ideas of leitmotifs (19th century composer)
the jazz style swing flourished in America during these years
the most famous blues singer of the 1920s, known as the "empress of the blues"
the major center for jazz from about 1900-1917
Bach, Handel, Vivaldi
Beethoven, Mozart, Haydn
Chopin, Schubert, Wagner
Ives, Cage, Stravinsky
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