moa test 2 study guide

moa test 2 study guide - 11/12/2007 1:01:00 PM Munch One...

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12/11/2007 13:01:00 Munch One brother and 3 sisters Extremely Christian dad Mom died of tuberculosis when he was 5, sister at 16 o TB explains the ghastly figures some use in art and goth subculture He was heavily influenced by the death of his mom and sister, in fact he  painted both scenes over and over for years Known to be slightly insane with crazy mood swings, also believed he was  raised in an environment that bread insanity Munch felt that painting these sick images were not sick but actually an  expression of health Avoid reductionistic explanations.  Correlation is not causation.   An artist’s creativity is not the same as the “dumping” of his emotions.   An artist’s subject matter and her mental state may have a common source  . . . but the mental state doesn’t explain her work.  Music traditional western definition- rythem melody harmony tonality western concert music- clear rhythem, shaped melody, defined movement Schoenberg o Viennese self taught o First extended tonality, invented the twelve tone method o Lacks musical closure and rhythmic regulatiry No tonal center
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Floating time o Modernism Bohemian life style, search for new things, freud founded  psychoanalysis Expressionism- express anguished inner state of artist Intensifying nationalism and antisemitism Farben’s Colors composed in 1909 o One can hear shifting colors, emancipation of dissonance Prepared piano- precusion, produces those twisted sounds cage and  Schoenberg loved Credo predicts music to evolve beyond dissonance and consonance, and  move to the fact that the entire field of sound will be available for a composer Abstract expressionism o Spontaneity o Non representational o Freedom from tradition o Attention to painting o Focuses on surface Eastern culture believes music to be tied to nature and the quieting of the  mind Silence as absence of intended sounds Randomly selected performances o Ambiguous notation
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