Music Appreciation Part 6

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what instruments are in a standard mariachi band
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violin guitar trumpet
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list works by Alban Berg
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Wozzeck Lulu Lyric Suite
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Schoenberg experimented with tone-color melody, or shifting each note of a melody to a different instrument. He called this
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Klangfarbenmelodie
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What French composer developed polytonality and wrote a ballet entitled The Creation of the World?
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Milhaud
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Impressionist music can be seen as a reaction to
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they symphonic tradition of Beethoven the music dramas of Wagner the full sonority of the German Romantic orchestra
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Berg’s opera Wozzeck centers on
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a soldier’s obsession with unhappy love.
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English composer viewed as one of the foremost twentieth-century opera composer
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Britten
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The composer most closely associated with twelve-tone music is:
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Schoenberg
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Who composed the opera Peter Grimes?
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Britten
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list works by Debussy
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Clair de lune La mer Prelude to The afternoon of a faun
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list works by Ravel
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Bolero Tzigane Spanish Rhapsody
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What Hungarian composer combined native folk music characteristics with main currents of European music?
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Bartok
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The comparative study of musics of the world is called:
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ethnomusicology.
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Carlos ChĂĄvez is a noted:
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Mexican art music composer.
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Copland’s Appalachian Spring quotes the American tune:
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Simple gifts
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Berg spent the last years of his life trying to complete
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his opera Lulu
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Pierrot lunaire is based on a cycle of poems written by:
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Giraud
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Copland’s Billy the kid is
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a ballet
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The element that most decisively separated twentieth-century music from that of the past was
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Harmony
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which German composer created an enduring method of teaching music to children?
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Carl Orff
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The emancipation of dissonance refers to freeing:
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harmony from the necessity of moving from tension to rest.
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For which work was Ives given a Pulitzer Prize?
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Symphony No. 3
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While composing in his spare time, Charles Ives made his living as:
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an insurance executive.
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list works from Ives’s Country Band March
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Yankee Doodle Jeanie with Light brown hair london bridge
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which composer represents the twentieth-century Hungarian school?
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Kodaly
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list ballets by Stravinsky
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The firebird petrushka rite of spring
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The \”Aztec Renaissance\” sought to:
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suggest the character of native music
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Son is a Latin American term that refers to:
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a traditional folk dance of Mexico.
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what was a critical new technology that aided the study of folk music in the early twentieth century?
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phonograph
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Name members of the so-called second viennese school of composition
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Arnold Schoeberg Anton Webern Alban Berg
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describe formalism
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Formal considerations are valued over expressive ones.
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Klangfarbenmelodie refers to:
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a style that gives each note of a melody to a different instrument.
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The texts for Carmina Burana are from:
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the middle ages
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william grant till composed
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operas film and tv scores jazz arrangements
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Silvestre Revueltas’s compositional style is considered to be representative of:
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mestizo realism.
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characteristics of impressionist music
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whole-tone scales parallel chords ninth chords
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characteristics of Berg’s Wozzeck
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atonal-expressionist idiom leitmotifs tonal passages
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The arrangement of the pitches of a tone row in reverse order is called:
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retrograde
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Which was the more radical of Schoenberg’s famous students?
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Webern
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How many notes are in the opening chord of Dance of the Youths and Maidens, from Stravinsky’s The Rite of Spring?
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eight
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What nationality was Claude Debussy?
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french
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The Rite of Spring is characterized by:
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the percussive use of dissonance polyrhythms polytonality
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The model for BartĂłk’s melodies can be found in:
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Hungarian folk songs
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impressionism in music is best exemplified by the works of
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Claude Debussy
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Which element could be considered the most innovative in The Rite of Spring?
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unpredictable rhythms and meters
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describe orchestration in twentieth-century music?
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The string section lost its role as the heart of the orchestra.
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Who was the Paris-based Russian ballet impresario that commissioned Stravinsky to write ballets?
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Diaghilev
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What accompanies the voice in Pierrot lunaire?
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chamber group
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Schoenberg created a new style in which vocal melodies were spoken rather than sung with exact pitches and rhythms. This was known as:
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Sprechstimme.
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An important American instrumental ensemble of the nineteenth century was the:
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brass band
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The final, heartbreaking scene of Berg’s Wozzeck concludes with:
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the son of Marie and Wozzeck, alone.
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Debussy was highly influenced by the sounds of the gamelan from:
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Java
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describe Orff’s O fortuna from Carmina burana?
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It has syllabic declamation
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In his early years, William Grant Still was associated with which artistic movement?
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the Harlem Renaissance
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Who was the Paris-based Russian ballet impresario that commissioned Stravinsky to write ballets?
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Diaghilev

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