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Unformatted text preview: Student ID_____________________ Due February 20, 2008 Chapter Preview Chapter 31 part 2: Modernism and the Classical Tradition, Stravinsky, Bartok 1. Outline Stravinskys life. Was he one of the diapsora that emigrated? What countries did he live in before arriving in the United States? Stravinsky was born near St. Petersburg to a well-to-do musical family. He studied composition and orchestration privately with Rimsky-Korsakov. Sergei Diaghilev commissioned Stravinsky to compose for the Ballet Russes. Stravinsky moved to Paris in 1911 and remained there after the Russian Revolution. Capitalizing on the notoriety of the Rite of Spring, Stravinsky performed tirelessly as a pianist and conductor, which increased his international recognition. He eventually settled in Hollywood, and several of his pieces incorporate American styles. 2. List the styles in which Stravinsky composed. Be sure to look at the information in the box on page 821. 3. How does Stravinsky differentiate between humans and magical creatures in Firebird? Human characters are portrayed with diatonic music and supernatural creatures with octatonic or chromatic music. 4. What types of music were used as source material in Petrushka ? Stravinsky borrows several Russian folk tunes and simulates folk harmony 5. Write the Petrushka chord below. _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________...
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