Rock to Bach Test 3

Rock to Bach Test 3 - Rock to Bach Test 3 Art Rock Roots...

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Rock to Bach Test 3 Art Rock Roots Classical music Musical theatre… (poperetta = combing opera and pop) Listening to Classical Music Presents new challenges compared to other musical types o Length = longer o Pace = not as fast o More instrumental than vocal o Can be musically dense, filled with many ideas Why Bother? Because its “classical” To see what the buzz is about To find out why classical music listeners feel rewarded with repeated listenings Sections of the Orchestra SATB = Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass (vocals) Strings o Violin o Viola, cellos, basses Woodwinds o Flute, oboes, clarinets, bassoons Brass o Trumpet, French horn, trombone, tuba Percussion (no SATB) o Drum, triangle, cymbals = anything you hit Periods of Music History Medieval (200 – 1450) Renaissance (1450 – 1600) Baroque (1600 – 1750) Classical (1750 – 1820) Romantic (1820 – 1900) Contemporary (1900 – present) Stylistic Poles Romanticism vs. Classicalism Romanticism Classicalism
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Strangeness, wander, ecstasy Order, poise, serenity Artistic work exists as a means of self- expression Artistic work exists in its own right Content is of supreme importance The form if of supreme importance Compared Musical Traits Romantic music appears or sounds to be freer, less restricted and less inhibited than classical. Some Familiar Names Classical o Haydn o Mozart o Beethoven o All from Vienna, Austria Romanticism: Musical Developments Rise of entrepreneurial skills… o Composing, conducting, performing, publishing, touring/management Birth of technical display Growth of the “mystique” of the composer Invented new ways of expressing feelings… “exoticism” Rise of musical nationalism Formal Plan of a Symphany Fast Slow Dance (usually in triple meter-minute or scherzo) Sonata Form (First Movement Form) Exposition o Main theme o Second or contrasting theme Development o Both themes are used Recap o Main and second themes Coda – big finish Bringing Together Classical Rock and Musical Elements Quote a classical excerpt in the midst of a rock song
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Use a classical melody as the basis for a rock song Create a series of rock songs conceived as units in a larger form Adapt a full classical work to a rock style performance Create a work for rock group and classical ensemble Using the musical language of rock, create an extended work Most Failed Because Most art rockers had an outdated and naive view of the musical styles
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