Week 9 Lab

Week 9 Lab - Berlioz o Inventor of modern orchestra o Ide...

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Berlioz o Inventor of modern orchestra o Idée fixe Musical ideas that aren’t just reprise as themalities, but symbols and  representation of characters/dramatic elements within the piece Programmatic music Narrative implied within the music Witches round Mahler o Drone o Long sustained tone not changing o Suspended space and time o Sounds of nature Hunting horns, coukoo motif Large ensemble vs. small ensemble o Key late contributor to the development of the symphony Epic, hour plus pieces Debussy o Orchestra Very smooth and flowing o Static harmonies o Melody and color o Influenced by impressionism and symbolism
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o Pentatonic scale No tonal center to this o Whole tone scale o Stephane Mallarme wrote poem Stravinsky o Bass in pulse o Very angular, not smooth and flowing o Polytonality Multiple tonal centers on top of each other o Russian folk melodies
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This note was uploaded on 04/24/2008 for the course MUS 4 taught by Professor Mcallister during the Fall '08 term at UCSD.

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