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Lecture 18 (Tuesday, March 10): Copland, Cage, and Beatles (part I) Copland’s Billy the Kid Cage’s Sonatas and Interludes Beatles’ Sgt. Peppers… album and A Day in the Life Reminder: know the instruments of the orchestra! There will be a question or two about it on the final exam! Know the composers, important historical information about them, and their significance to music history (as covered in lecture) Know the pieces, the historical context of their composition, important characteristics about them (plots, origin of the plots, important characters, descriptions of their melodies,
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Unformatted text preview: musical characteristics, instruments (where important), size of the orchestra, etc.), general facts about programs, only as discussed in lecture • Shifting meters • Syncopation • Avant-garde • Indeterminacy • Gamelan • Chance (aleatoric) music • When the phonograph was invented (late 19 th C) and the when the first microphone was used in recording (1920s) • Karlheinz Stockhausen • Music concrète • Concept album...
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