prelude 06 music quiz
Terms in this set (25)
Africa, Asia, and Eastern Europe provided fresh ideas of rhythm for some Western composers in the twentieth century.
All of the following reflect Dadaism EXCEPT:
complexities of Western art embraced
sought to break from social and artistic conventions.
distinguished themselves from mass-market taste
distinguished themselves from high culture
During the Great Depression, which style dominated popular music?
What powerful cultural phenomenon did modern musicians often grapple with?
prominence of sound recordings of vernacular traditions
Features of early musical modernism included lyrical, conjunct melodic lines.
Immigrant composers were important in the history of vaudeville.
Which does NOT describe the goal of early twentieth-century modernists?
unity of expression, one modernism
MUSICAL MARKETS IN THE UNITED STATES
Tin Pan Alley was a
street in Manhattan where music publishers had their businesses.
Which does not apply to early-twentieth century orchestration?
strings continue to be the heart of the orchestra
Simultaneous use of several rhythmic patterns is referred to as
Songwriter George M. Cohan received the Congressional Medal of Honor for his inspirational song Over There.
Stacked chords of six or seven notes eventually led to
The melodic element of twentieth-century music can be described as
Many early twentieth-century composers exploited _____ meters.
Two or more streams of harmony against each other creates
What is NOT an example of an early twentieth-century modernism?
When did the first wave of modernist attitudes take hold?
just before World War I
Which describes Arnold Schoenberg's approach to harmonic organization?
Which does NOT apply to Irving Berlin's legacy?
received the Congressional Medal of Honor
Which is NOT true of James Reese Europe?
He was the most successful and profitable Tin Pan Alley composer.
Which of the following does NOT describe modernist composers' use of rhythm?
single meter prevailing for an entire movement
Which of the following does NOT pertain to modernism of the early twentieth century?
an embracing and continuation of nineteenth-century models
Which two influential arts movements arose surrounding World War I?
futurism and Dadaism
_____ music gives equal importance to the twelve tones of the chromatic scale.