Music Appreciation Study Guide
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Final Exam Study Guide Music 15 Spring 2014 Review Session General Information 0 Time 1200 200 611 Wednesday 0 Value 50 points 25 of your grade 0 Bring Blue or Black pen Section One Listening Identi cation 18 Points 0 Spotify Link Music 15 0 http Link Music 15 o I found the closest match to the original posted on gauchospace as I could 0 May not be played from the beginning Title Composer Time Period Genre Misc Der Erlkonig Schubert Romantic Lied through Text Johann The Erlking comP0S d Wolfgang von Goethe Military Chopin Romantic Character Nationalism Polonaise La Campanella Liszt Romantic Character Etude Ride of the Wagner Romantic Opera Music Libretto text by Valkyries Dramas Wagner Beer Chorus Smetana Romantic Opera Nationalims Song to the Dvorak Romantic Opera aria Little Mermaid Moon Cello Concerto Dvorak Romantic Concerto Possibly connection to sister inlaw Waltz from Tchaikovsky Romantic Ballet 3 acts ballet thrived Sleeping Beauty in Russia Prelude to The Debussy Modemism Symphonic Choreographed by Afternoon of a PoemBallet Vaslav Nijinsky Faun Danced by Ballet Russes Exerpts from Stravinsky Modemism Ballet 9 Concert ExoticismPrimitivism The Rite of Spring Der Mond eck Schoenberg Modemism Song Cycle Klangforbenmelodie from Pierrot Sprechstimme Lunaire Sonata V from Cage Modemism Sonata Prepared Piano Sonatas and Interludes Exerpts from Copland Modemism Ballet Populist simple Appalachian assessible Spring Mambo and Berstein Modernism Musical Social context Tonight Quintet from West Side Story Raiders March Williams Modernism Film music Leifmotive Section Two General Knowledge 0 Questions relating to terms used in class 0 Questions about the listening examples 0 Details of music in its historical context 0 Composer biographies Section Three Definitions 12 points 0 6 will be given de ne 4 0 Must be an expanded definition that includes composer piece and history 0 35 sentences Section Four Short Answer 5 points 0 One will be given for you to answer 0 5 8 sentences 0 Include title and composer of piece 1 Discuss the rise of musical nationalism in the 19th century How did composers write music that was seen as embodying a nation What role did opera play in nationalism Include references to at least two works and composers from the syllabus 0 Congress of Vienna redrew Europe 9 Rise of nationalism 0 Nationalistic music is nationalistic because it 0 Sounds like the nation s music 0 Describes the country 0 Opera is a key genre for nationalism 0 Message gets to large groups all at once including the not educated o In the vemacular o In fact Czechs targered opera as a nationalist project and funded their own opera 0 The Bartered Bride Beer Chorus Smetana o Nationalistic dance movement 0 Takes place in Czech village 0 The Moldau Smetana o Describes rivers o Peasant dance 2 We talked about modemism as an umbrella term for many smaller musical styles that coexisted during the early twentieth century Discuss two of these styles or isms encompassed by early 20th century European musical modernism and their intersection with culture and the other arts Cite one composer and musical example per style you discuss 0 Modemism 0 20th century movement self conscious break with the past 0 Create works that are wholly new I Make it new ezra pound I People didn t want to connect with emotions WWI 0 Stravinsky The Rite Of Spring 0 Primitivism 0 Debussy Prelude to the Aftemoon of a faun o Impressionism 3 Discuss the role of the amateur musician in the Romantic period What types of music did they engage in in what settings and for what purposes Be sure to give at least one example of a piece and composer Choral singing requiem mass by Brahms The Romantic Song The Erlking Schubert Domestic Salon music entertainment social gatherings Character Pieces 4 Explain how Wagner revolutionized opera Using terms from class discuss Wagner39s unique ideas about opera and compare these to another opera from the Romantic period 0 Revolutionary operas music dramas 0 Continuous music endless melody I No aria vs recitative distinction o Pushing boundaries of tonality 0 Gesamtkunstwerk Complete artkwork 0 Synthesis of the arts 0 Leitmotif leitmotive leitmotive o Wagner s term for a melody representing a person object place idea emotion etc 0 Ride of the Valkyries 0 Rusalka Song to the moon Dvorak Aria TermsPeople to Know Nationalism the belief that a people who share a common language history and culture should constitute an independent nation free of foreign domination Lied the German word for sing generally used to specify a short work for vocalist and piano accompaniment Plural Lieder leader 0 2 Lied forms 0 Example The Erlking Salon regular social gathering typically in a private home for the purpose of performing and discussing artistic works as well as other intellectual topics Strophic A section of music repeats with different words each time one subject feeling song verses In the lovely month of may Through composed no large scale repetition the entire song is one large unit narrative erlking Franz Schubert bom in Vienna best known for Leider Song cycle A set of songs or Lieder written by a composer as a set Typically connected by common musical and thematic elements Robert Schumann German composer Symphonies short piano works Lieder In The Lovely Month of May Rubato exibility of the beat stolen time Character piece short piece on piano meant to show the importance of piano popular in the romantic era Military Polonaise Frederic Chopin Half polish half French Military Polonaise Franz Liszt Hungarian large hands symphonic works teacher La campanella Johannes Brahms german perfectionist intermezzo Bedrich Smetana Czech nationalistic operas die moldau Symphonic poem a one movement work for orchestra that tells a story The Moldau Smetana Antonin Dvorak Czech composer brought to America to help write nationalistic pieces Rusalka Song to the Moon Richard Wagner German composer that revolutionized opera built his own theater Rise of the Valkyries Bayreuth Designed by Wagner speci cally for the needs of his works high tech modern design for the 19th century the orchestra cannot be seen the audience sees straight onto the stage Gesamtkunstwerk complete artwork Ride of the Valkyries Wagner Leitmotif Wagner s term for a melody representing a person object place idea emotion etc Ride of the Valkyries Ring of the Nibelung Libretto by Wagner 4 operas 1 long story Ride of the Valkyries Peter llych Tchaikovsky Very popular Russian and Romantic composer classical ballet Sleeping Beauty Marius Petipa choreographed sleeping beauty waltz Modemism self conscious break with the past Make it New Edward Pound Stravinsky s Rite of Spring Claude Debussy French impressionism symbolism oating detachment obscured tonality Afternoon of a Faun Impressionism Implying something is there when there s no defined music and art Symbolism Representative metaphors suggest not de ne poetic Stephane Mallarrne39 inspired Aftemoon of a Faun Vaslav Nijinsky Choreographed Aftemoon of a Faun Ballet Russes dance company did Aftemoon of a Faun Serge Diaghilev founded the Ballet Russes Impresario producer Igor Stravinsky Russian modemist composer lived qutie far into the 20th century associated with pushing the boundaries of tonality worked very closely with the Ballet Russes Rite of Spring Primitivism tribal themes Expressionism dark side of unconscious jarring chaotic extreme high and lows der mond eck Amold Schoenberg Leader of Second Viennese School invented Sprechstimme invented 12 tone technique Atonal music that is not tonal no tonic or maj orminor Klangfarbenmelodie tone color melody 20th century technique in which the individual notes of a melody are distributed among different instruments Sprechstimme German for spoken voice a vocal style in which a melody is spoken in approximate pitches to a specified rhythm invented by Amold Schoenberg Aaron Copland American composer that wrote Appalachian Spring Martha Graham lead dancerchoreographer for Appalachian Spring John Cage disillusioned by modem music American Sonata V Prepared Piano piano altered by putting things on the strings example Sonata V Leonard Bemstein West Side Story American composer John Williams Star Wars Indiana Jones Jurassic Park
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