Music History Notes, Nov 20-27th

Music History Notes, Nov 20-27th - Final Exam Composer:...

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Unformatted text preview: Final Exam Composer: Hector Berlioz (1803-1869)- French (Paris) Title: Symphonie Fantastique (1830)- Innovative- Orchestration- art of writing for the orchestra Genre: Program Symphony- Tells a story- 5 movements Movement: Fifth (Dream of the Witches Sabbath) Style Period: Romantic 5 th movement sections: Listen for: 1) Ide fixe- recurring melody that is used throughout the piece 2) Dies Irae- Gregorian chant, Requiem mass. 3) Witches round dance = fugue Starts off with:- Mysterious orchestral effects- Funeral bells- Col legno- tap strings with the back of the bow Opera in 19 th Century Every nationality had a different way to an opera Giuseppe Verdi- Aida (1871) o Radames (Egyptian general) o Amneris (Egyptian princess) o Aida (Ethiopian slave) Final Exam- Radames likes Aida, who likes him back & Amneris likes Radames. SONGS TO KNOW: Beethoven, Symphony No. 5 , 1 st movement (Motive = short, short, long) Schubert, the Erlking (German) Chopin, Nocturne in F-sharp , Op. 15, No. 2 (all piano), Op....
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course MUS 110 taught by Professor Peterson during the Fall '07 term at S. Connecticut.

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