Week 1 Lecture Notes Understanding the Arts
Week 1 Lecture Notes Understanding the Arts 2313
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This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by Marissa on Sunday August 30, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to 2313 at Texas State University taught by Thomas Wood in Summer 2015. Since its upload, it has received 95 views. For similar materials see Introduction to Fine Arts in Music at Texas State University.
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Date Created: 08/30/15
Week 1 Understanding the Arts 0 How are the fine arts relevant to your life 0 Allow you to develop empathy understand other people s views and challenge us to look at things differently o What is art 0 3 Blind Mice sung by children not necessarily art more of a teaching tool There s no challenge 0 3 Blind Mice by Art Blakely he took the children s song and made it more compelling t challenges your expectations 0 This class will be tracing the evolution of the fine arts from its origins to the contemporary era We will discuss how artists view the world and understand the mindset of the culture timeplace the art was created I TwoDimensional Art look beyond the content to the medium and texture of the piece see what was used to create it a Types of TwoDimensional Media i Watercolor dries quickly few opportunities for the artist to make changes ii Oil takes time to dry allows more flexibility artist can make changes or rework iii Acrylic dry faster than oils not as thin as watercolors iv Photograph v Photogram uses photo paper to create an image b Composition i Line length over width color edge implication of continued direction 1 quotThe Calling of St Matthew line of the piece cuts off the picture we don t know what s on the right so we make guesses 2 quotThe Great Wave Off Kanagawa lines are not always straight the waves continue off the page 3 Picasso s quotFemmequot lines help determine the shapeform of the image ii Color iii Hue the colors on the color wheel iv Value the scale of light to dark the shade of color v Repetition and Balance 1 Picasso s quotGirl Before a Mirror asymmetrical balanced 2 Da Vinci s quotThe Last Supper background is symmetrical creates a sense of space Foreground is balanced vi Symmetry and Asymmetry 1 Van Gogh s quotA Starry Night asymmetrical but balanced Sculpture a Dimensionality Full Round can view from all angles can walk around it b Relief protrudes from a flat surface i Low relief doesn t extend far ii High relief extends far c Linear artists uses wiretubing to create sculpture Architecture a The art of sheltering b Form vs function which comes first i Never want parallel lines in places for performing the sound will cancel out c Can be beautiful and for a specific purpose i Walt Disney Concert Hall built for aesthetics and acoustics IV Music components a Genre used to distinguish types of music classical dubstep bluegrass i Symphony large ensemble 1 Symphony Orchestra Brahm s Hungarian Dance No 5 ii String Quartet 4 instruments 2 violin 1 viola 1 cello 1 String Quartet Beethoven s No 16 in F Major iii Opera Similar to a musical Singer is accompanied by an ensemble 1 Combination of theatre and music theatrical dramatic 2 2 kinds comedy tragedy iv Mass written for a single purpose usually worship 1 Almost always performed vocally with accompaniment 2 Flexibility in size of ensemble 3 Bach s Mass in B Minor quotKyrie Eleison v Concerto features a soloist with accompaniment 1 Most commonly accompanied by an orchestra vi Chamber small room compared to a concert hall 1 Consists of a smaller group of musicians 110 2 String Quartet can be a form of chamber 3 Beethoven s Fur Elise vii Jazz combo chamber group ofjazz usually 29 musicians 1 Joe Henderson sextet quotNardisquot viii Jazz big band symphony ofjazz 1 Can be combination of bass drums piano saxophones trombone and more 2 Improv musician composes a melody in the moment 3 Count Basie Orchestra quotApril in Paris b Melody succession of sounds with rhythmic and tonal organization a tune i Beethoven s 5th Symphony ii Thelonius Monk quotTrinkle Tinkle c Harmony combination of notes occurring simultaneously concept of tonality Form shape and organization how the piece is structured i Listen for form and repetition ii Common in pop alternate verse and chorus repetition of melody and lyrics iii Mozart Michael Jackson s quotBillyJeanquot e Rhythm where s the beat i Subdivided by duplet or triplet f Texture i Monophonic one melodic line 1 Opening phrase quotFanfare for the Common Man ii Homophonic melodic line with accompaniment 1 quotThaisMeditation iii Polyphonic 2 or more melodic lines of equal importance 1 quotA Leu Cha g Timbre tone quality of a sound i Pronounced quotTAHMbur ii Can be different within the same instruments iii Jazz brassy quality vs Flugelhorn smooth quality
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