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Test4; MA; Ch. 16-29

QuestionAnswer
the violinist who was so good that it was said he had sold his soul to the devil Niccolo Paganini
a musical setting of a poem for solo voice and piano Art song
a narrative poem set to music Ballad
a series of art songs meant to be performed as a unit Song cycle
Chopin expressed Polish nationalism in his music primarily though his... polonaises and mazurkas
a study piece for piano Etude
a fairly short piano piece portraying a single mood, emotion, or idea Character piece
a piano piece based on a Polish dance Mazurka
was the composer who invented the symphonic poem Franz Liszt
one of the greatest composers of program music; he wrote Symphonie fantastique Hector Berlioz
music that "is composed for the appreciation of musical sound" it does not tell a story Absolute music
was the composer whose theme music was used in the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey Richard Strauss
in Symphonie fantasique, Berlioz uses this musical theme that appears in all five movements Idee fixe
music intended to promote the character and interests of a nation Nationalistic music
a piece of program music that is a fairly short, single-movement work for concert-hall performance Concert overture
Much of his depression and many of his problems stemmed from being homosexual in a society that did not recognize it; his most performed work is probably The Nutcracker Tchaikovsky
Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in E minor differs from classical concertos in that it has the _____ introduce the ____ ____ before the _____ plays it. soloists; first theme; orchestra
Brahms's ____ is designed to _____ the _____. requiem; console the living
wrote the "Unfinished Symphony" Franz Schubert
wrote the symphony nicknamed "From the New World" Antonin Dvorak
was the opera the "Lone Ranger" theme was originally taken from Rossini's William Tell
a style of singing that emphasizes the beauty, purity of tone, & agile vocal technique Bel canto
Verdi's last two operas have librettos based on... Shakespearean plays
The musical Miss Saigon has the same plot as Puccini's opera... Madama Butterfly
is a verismo opera- an Italian operatic point of view favoring realistic subjects taken from everyday, lower-class life La Bohème
French opera with spectacular production elements Grand opera
light French opera with spoken dialogue Opera comique
French opera with plots from romantic drama or fantasy that relied on beautiful melodies Lyric opera
the term Wagner used for his operas Music drama
means universal artwork Gesamtkunstwerk
Melodies used to identify particular characters, objects, and ideas in Wagner's operas Leitmotifs
The movies that embrace the same dramatic elements of good against evil and the search for power as Wagner's Ring Cycle are... The Lord of the Rings and Star Wars
Debussy's primary goal as a composer was to.... give pleasure and appeal to the senses
has a strong influence on Ravel's musical compositions Spanish dance rhythms
__ ___ __ ____ depicts pre-Christian pagan rites in Russia The Rite of Spring
Igor Stravinsky's Le sacre du printemps is... primitivism
Twentieth-century art and music based on symmetrically balanced forms Neoclassical
Igor Stravinsky's Rake's Progress is an example of... neoclassicism
The earliest phonograph recorded sound on a ... wax cylinder
the first composer to make field recordings of folk music for use in his compositions Bela Bartok
Many composer used ___ music of _____ villages to express _____ because they believed the people of those villages were ____ since they had never been anywhere else. folk music, isolated, nationalism, untarnished
Schubert: "Erlkonig" ("King of Elves") think horse galloping (old movies), piano, last part is soft
Chopin: Nocturne, op. 9, no. 2 ONLY SOLO PIANO PIECE, think old jewelry box with ballerina, sleep music
Berlioz: "Dream of a Witches Sabbath" from Symphonie fantastique, V First Part -- sound likes witches laughing, gets kinda soft then loud violins; Second Part -- bells tolling, tuba playing one note at a time for the beginning
Smetana: "The Moldau" beginning: 2 flutes (water) & violins (raindrops)
Tchaikovsky: Overture from Romeo and Juliet beginning: funeral march; then Love scene (you know); then Fight scene
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E Minor, I ONLY one where VIOLINIST IS THE SOLOISTS
Brahms: A German Requiem "How Lovely is Thy Dwelling Place" ONLY one with a BIG CHOIR SINGING (think church)
Dvarok: "From the New World" Symphony no. 9 in E minor, IV beginning sounds like JAWS
Verdi: "O Earth Goodbye" from Aida aggravating singing (first woman then man)
Puccini: "Si, mi chiamano Mimi" from la Boheme SAYS "SI, MI ChIAMANO MIMI"; pretty violin part
Wagner: "Grane, mein Ross!" ("Grane, My Horse!") very dark, THUNDER ROLLING, WOMAN singing OPERA (loud then soft)
Debussy: Prelude to "Afternoon of a faun" think bambi walking through the forest; LOW FLUTE at beginning that gets LOUDER & adds a HARP
Stravinksy: Rite of Spring "Dance of the Young Girls" pulsing/throbbing music, think indian
Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra, "Interrupted Intermezzo" IV JUMPS OUT at you from very beginning then just flute (think INSIDIOUS)
Schoenberg: "Der Mondfleck" (Moonfleck) no. 18 from Moonstruck Pierre weid music, spits out the "FLECK" at BEGINNING
Created by: ibenoit95