Music apremiation final study guide yuh yuh
Terms in this set (51)
The Three B's
Bach, Beethoven, Brahms
The cult of the artist
there is something inherently special about the artist that fills their work
Forms of music Chopin is famous for writing
nocturnes, mazurkas, and polonaises
What is program music?
instrumental music associated with a story, poem, idea, or scene
What type of music is the Symphonie Fantastique
Debussy's music is considered to be what type of music
when composers purposefully use folk tunes, rhythms and dances to inspire patriotism in their audiences
Why the Rite of Spring is important
it is seen as a symbol of classical music's search for new ideas at the beginning of the 20th century
Why the Bay Psalm Book is important
it's the first book of music published in America
Most popular form of music in 19th century America
Who was John Phillip Sousa
an American composer of marches
Progress and industrialization made composers do what?
Want a new musical language
20th century technological changes that affected music included?
What it's called when composers look back to the classical period
What Rhapsody in Blue is about
the sounds of America, including jazz, the railroad, and the energy of the city
The form of Appalachian Spring
theme and variations
What ragtime means
ragged rhythm (syncopation)
A famous composer of ragtime
Type of music coming from African American work songs and spirituals
Type of music with a polyphonic texture from melody instruments and a rhythm section
New Orleans jazz
Who was Louis Armstrong
New Orleans- style jazz band leader
bebop jazz player
swing band leader
Why Bill Haley and the Comets' song Rock Around the Clock is important
being the first recognized rock and roll song
What is scat singing
using nonsense syllables in the voice to imitate instruments
What is the musical
A type of theater that aims to entertain through dramatic script, acting, spoken dialogue with music, singing, dancing, scenery, costumes, spectacle
Roots of the musical (3 genres)
operettas, vaudeville, and revues
Musical art forms that come from America (3)
jazz, rock & roll, the musical
The two most popular Italian opera composers of the 19th century
Verdi and Puccini
Whose German operas were called Musical Dramas?
Strong Czeck nationalistic composers (2)
Smetana and Dvořák
Era of music that valued supernatural, emotional, and autobiographical elements
City that was the center of jazz until 1917
Who was Bessie Smith
a famous blues singer from the 1920's
"I Got Rhythm"
"Rite of Spring"
"Rhapsody in Blue"
"Appalachian Spring and Rodeo"
"West Side Story"
"Summertime" from Porgy and Bess
"The Ring Cycle"
"The Nutcracker and Swan Lake"
"The Earl King"
"Nocturne in E flat Major"
"New World Symphony"
"Prelude to Afternoon of a Faun"
Nocturne (what time period is this form from?)
a musical form from the Romantic period
a dramatic piece for solo voice and piano, usually illustrating a poem