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Durchkomponiert Opera

Durchkomponiert Opera


School: Syracuse University
Department: WRT
Course: Understanding Music II
Professor: B. kahler
Term: Spring 2016
Tags: HOM 166 and HOM study guide
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Name: HOM 166 Exam 2 Study Guide
Description: This study guide contains material for the listening portion and matching sections of the exam.
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Durchkomponiert Opera

Solo Piano Music

A. Romantic

a. Chopin (p. 15)

i. Etude in G-flat Major

ii. Scherzo in C# Minor

iii. Waltz in A-flat Major

b. Liszt (p. 15)

i. Six Grand Etudes after Paganini

c. Musorgsky (p. 16)

i. Baba Yaga: The Hut on Chicken Legs”

d. Tchaikovsy (p. 16)

i. Piano Concerto #1 in B-flat Minor

B. Post-Romantic

a. Debussy (p. 22)

i. Preludes, Book 1, “Voiles”

ii. Estampes “Pagodes”

b. Schoenberg (p. 26)

i. Suite for Piano, “Minuet and Trio” exerpts

Symphonic Music

A. Romantic

a. Schubert (p. 12)

i. Symphony No. 8 in B Minor “Unfinished” 2nd Movement

b. Berlioz (p. 13)

i. Symphonie Fantastique, 5th Movement including Dies irae c. Tchaikovsy (p. 16)

i. Symphony No 6 in B Minor “Pathetique 4th Movement

d. Brahms (p. 17)

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i. Symphony No. 2 in D Major 1st Movement

B. Post-Romantic

a. Debussy (p. 22,23)

i. La mer: Part 3 “Dialogue of the Wind and the Sea”  

ii. Prelude a L’apres midi d’un faune

b. Mahler (p. 24)

i. Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen #2  

ii. Symphony No. 1 in D Major 1st and 3rd movements

c. Strauss (p. 24)

i. Ein Heldenleben Sections 1 and 2

d. Webern (p. 26)

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ii. Tone-Color orchestration of Bach’s Ricercar


A. Romantic ???? passionate

a. Weber (p. 13)

i. Der Freischutz, Act 2 Scene 2 “The Wolf’s Glen”

b. Musorgsky (p. 16)

i. Boris Godounov

c. Verdi (p. 18)

i. Aida, Act 1 Scene 3: Grand March and Aria of Aida, Act 4

d. Wagner (p. 19,21)

i. Tristan und Isolde: Prelude to Act 1 and Act 2 “love duet” ii. Der Ring des Niebelungen

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1. Die walkure

2. Siegfried

3. Die Gotterdammerung  

B. Post-Romantic ???? creepy

a. Debussy (p. 22)

i. Pelleas et Melisande: Act 1 Scene 1, Act 2 Scene 1

b. Ravel (p. 23)

i. Le Tombeau de Couperin “Minuet”

ii. L’enfant et les sortileges  

c. Strauss (p. 24)

i. Salome

d. Berg (p. 27)

i. Wozzeck Act 1 Scene 3, and Act 3 Scene 2

Chamber Music

A. Romantic ???? small group

a. Schubert (p. 12)

i. Der Tod und das Madchen

ii. String Quartet No. 14 in D Minor 2nd Movement  

B. Post-Romantic ???? small group, different instruments a. Ravel (p. 23)

i. String Quartet in F Major, 2nd movement

b. Schoenberg (p. 25)

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ii. Pierrot lunaire, No.1 and No. 8

Art Song

A. Romantic ???? solo piano and voice

a. Schubert/Muller: Die Winterreise (p. 11)

i. No. 1 “Gute Nacht”

ii. No. 24 “Der Leierann”

b. Liszt (p. 15)

i. Les preludes from Meditation poetique  

c. Schumann (p. 17)

i. Frauenlibe und leben No. 1 and No. 8

d. Brahms (p. 17)

i. Ein Deutches Requiem 2nd Movement

B. Post-Romantic ???? orchestra and voice

a. Strauss (p. 24)

i. Letzte Lieder #4 “Im Abendrot”  


• Viktor Hartmann

o Musorgsy’s Pictures at an Exhibition (solo piano) based on paintings • Carnival (Schumann)

o Cycle for piano, about personalities (p. 275)

• Verdi

o Hero of Italy for 1800s

o Risorgimento – Vittorio Emanuele, Re D’Italia (viva Verdi code for a meeting) • Alexandre Dumas

o La dame aux camellias, Verdi wrote opera la Traviata based on it

• Otelloe, Falstaff

o Verdi’s operas based on Shakespeare plays

• Durchkomponiert Opera

o Throughcomposed, continuous programme music throughout

• Music Drama

o Wagner did all work (orchestrated, composed, wrote, etc)

• Ludwig, King of Bavaria  

o Wagner’s patron, supplied all money for works

o Castle Neuschwantein – entertained people live

• Theater at Bayreuth  

o Built by Ludwig and designed by Wagner, larger stage, no isles (keep  audience captive), pit orchestra  

• Leitmotiv (leading motif)

o Wagner, chromatic, slowly climbs higher We also discuss several other topics like what do alcohol do to your body?

• Artwork of the Future  

o Everything would be unified, like Wagner’s “Music Drama”, using orchestra  to convey emotion

• Stephane Mallarme

o Symbolist poet, Debussy’s Afternoon of a Faun

• Salvadore Dali

o The Persistence of Memory, between wars, melting time, warped reality • Colette

o L’enfant et les sortileges libretto

• Mahler

o Greatest conductor of all time (symphony orchestra), trained in Vienna  • Wood cuts

o Von Schwind: How the Animals Snared the Hunter (irony)

• Oscar Wilde

o Salome, colorful person, grim and grizzly one- act play, John the Baptist, head • Richard Dehmel

o Poet, Zwei Menschen (two people), Schoenger’s Transfigured Night string  sextet

• Harmonielehre  

o The study of harmony

• Atonality and the “emancipation of dissonance”

o All notes are equal (nothing is dissonant), second Viennese school, science  around tones

• Pierrot Lunaire

o Sad clown, atonality

• Albert Giraud

o Setting of “Three times seven Melodramas” poems

• Sprechstimme

o Speaking tones, vocal technique

• Series, or tone row

o The “melody”/ subject in 12 tone writing

• 12 tone writing

o use all 12 tones in scale, no repeating, maintain order, can’t leave one out o inversion (upside-down), retrograde (backwards)

• Klangfarbenmelodie  

o tone color melody

• Georg Buchner

o Wrote play Woyzeck, Berg made into opera

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