MU 412 Unit 2 Study Guide
Terms in this set (54)
Expressionism (in opera)
Wozzeck, Op. 7, Berg
Cotton Tail, Ellington
Black Angels: 13 Images from the Dark Land, Crumb
Sonatas and Interludes, Cage
7 Magnificat Antiphons, Part
Short Ride in a Fast Machine, Adams
Back Water Blues, Smith
Mikrokosmos, No. 123, Bartok
Pierrot Lunaire, Op. 21, Schoenberg
Maple Leaf Rag, Joplin
Rejoice, Listen to the still small voice within
Embryons desseches No. 3, Satie
Symphony of Psalms: Stravinsky
Etude No. 9, Vertigo
Projection I, Feldman
Sequenza III, Berio
Against the Romantic nationalism and emotionalism, revival of the Baroque and Classical genres
study of music from another culture
Anti-sentimental music from France
The Mighty Handful
Russian composers, sought to free themselves of Western Genres
A total art work, unifying all elements: music, poetry, drama and visual spectacle
Composers value a work for form and function (motivic or polyphonic lines), composers Weil and Hindemith
Tone color melody, different instruments each have one note of the melody
Lowered scale degree 3, 5 or 7 to display
Points of sound, presented in varying timbres, in isolation
Light opera with spoken dialogue
(influence of Offenbach's opera bouffe)
Playing notes on the piano with the hand, fist, or Forearm, influence of Henry Cowell
"Music for use", high quality young or amateur music
Percussion instruments (gongs and chimes) heard at the Paris World's Fair (1889)
repetitive melodic, rhythmic, or harmonic patterns with few/slow alterations (motor-driven)
"ringing bells", 2 lines weave together and hover around a pitch
Singing without text, wordless melody
French composers, sought to free their art
from foreign domination
Principal theme appears in its entirety only at the
end of a work
Composers leave elements unspecified, left to
Quotation of music from another culture, stylistic
Original form of a tone row
Single pitch is a tonal center, motive repeat to add emphasis
1960's, any prescribed action in a public place
works deemed inappropriate by the Nazi
Soviet composer, deemed a "Formalist" by the totalitarian government for his controversial opera Lady Macbeth of Mtsenk
E. Taffe Zwillich
First female composer to win the Pulitzer Prize for composition.
Composer to use new notation, wavy beams for vibrato and stems without noteheads to
indicate slowing down.
John Phillip Sousa
Composer, "The King of the March".
Expressionist composer who used Developing Variation. He was also the leader of the Second Viennese School
American composer, utilized pandiatonicism in his ballet that quotes a shaker hymn.
Challenged American composers to find "an authentic American voice".
Symbolist (impressionist?) composer, inspired by the Javanese Gamelan, set the works
of the poet Stephane Mallarme.
Destroyed the belief that a female could not compose a large scale work.
Composer, championed by Nadia Boulanger, wrote music in traditional Russian style, Neoclassical and Serial.
Russian composer who wrote in the traditional Western genres; the German symphony, Italian opera, and the French ballet.
Composer influenced by Edgar Varèse, utilized musique concrète in his work for voice, electronic sounds, and pre-recorded voice.
Composer, blended styles of Eastern (pentatonic scales) with the classical Western of J.S. Bach.
Tin Pan Alley composer, used elements of jazz in popular music.