Music History Notes, Nov 29- Dec 6th

Music History Notes, Nov 29- Dec 6th - Final Exam th 20...

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Final Exam 20 th Century Composer: Debussy 11/29 Title: Clouds Genre: Symphonic Poem Style Period: 20 th Century Impressionism Listen For: 1) Cloud theme 2) English horn (motive) 3) New tune, flute/harp melody pentatonic - Chinese sounding scale 4) Exotic scales Ballets Russes (1909-1921) Innovation Russian Ballet Company Director: Sergei Diaghilev Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971) - St. Petersburg - Russian - Discovered by Diaghilev in 1909 1910 –- The Firebird Different music for: firebird, princess and evil king 1911—Petrushka 1913—the rite of spring (riot) Rite = ritual “La Sacre du Printemps” *outrageous story= sacrifice maiden, must dance herself to death The Rite of spring - Harsh dissonance - Huge orchestra - Pounding rhythms - Irregular accents - Changing meters Composer: Stravinsky 12/4 Title: The rite of spring Genre: Ballet or concert suite Style: 20 th century nationalism I. The adoration of the earth (8 sections) a. Introduction i. Solo bassoon ii. Lots of woodwinds iii. Fragmented, dissonant
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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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