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Terms in this set (35)
Individual scenes from a ballet
The end of a piece of music
A compositional method that uses all twelve chromatic tones, arranged in rows, to create a larger work
A combination of notes that do not sound good together
Notes that sound good together
This time period began in ... and lasted until ...
1900 to present
Impressionist composers created a new ''..." type of music.
... used intense emotions and rejected consonant sounds.
... composers used new, strange sounds in their music.
Important World Events Included the Following:
1. War (World War 2)
2. Great Depression in the U.S.
3. Motorized Transportation
Important Musical Events Included:
1. Classical music became less popular
2. Electronic instruments where invented
3. The development of recording technology
Two other compositional styles, not already talked about, of the modern period were ... and ...
Neo-Classicists and Neo-Romanticists
Phonograph lasted from ... to ...
Record Player lasted from ... to ...
8Track lasted from ... to ...
Cassettes were popular in ...
CDs lasted from ... to ...
Digital Music lasted from ... to ...
What type of exotic music heavily influenced Claude Debussy and what similar techniques did he use in his own compositions?
Javanese Gamelan and an unsteady beat
Debussy won a famous prize for outstanding composition. What was the name of the prize, and why did he give it up?
Prix de Rome and he was home sick for France
What was the title of the piece by Debussy that we studied? How will you recognize it?
Prelude to the Afternoon of the Faun and it starts with a flute solo.
What are the featured instruments in this piece?
Flute, Harp, Oboe, and French Horn
Igor's father was a professional singer, but he didn't want his son to become a musician. What did he want him to be when he grew up?
Who was Stravinsky's private tutor?
What was the name of the ballet company that commissioned Stravinsky to write three Ballets? What were the ballets?
1. The Firebird
3. The Rite of Spring
Name three characters from the Firebird ballet. Which character distracts the others by putting them to sleep?
1. Prince Ivan
2. The Firebird- Distracts the Others
3. Kashei the Immortal
What are the names of the sections of "The Firebird" that we studied? How will you identify them?
1. Berceuse- soothing lullaby
2. Finale- starts very quiet
What school was Schoenberg the leader of?
Second Viennese School
What important compositional method did he develop?
What was Schoenberg famous for other that composing music?
He was a famous artist: paintings and sketches
Which piece by Schoenberg did we study? How will you recognize it?
Der Mondfleck and it is speech singing
List and describe the four rows needed to create a composition using twelve-tone serialism:
1. Original Tone Row
2. Retrograde- tone row backwards
3. Inversion- inverted intervals
4. Retrograde Inversion- the inversion row backwards
Each Composer wrote music with a compositional style. List the style that matches each composer:
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