Test #4- 20th Century-Present

Test #4- 20th Century-Present - 20 th Century to the...

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Unformatted text preview: 20 th Century to the Present-Impressionism: French Invention- Music is vague, Very elusive rhythm- Like the French Impressionistic paintings- Painting images through music-Claude Debussy : Invents a whole new scale-Whole Tone Scale: Eliminates Do Makes it sound fuzzy- Impressionism of major scale-Adds Extra notes to Triads-Poly Rhythm: More than 1 rhythm in a piece 1) La Mer: (1880s) Depicting the sea at various times of the day-Tone Poem- Highly descriptive piece of programmatic music Movement 1: At Dawn 2) Nocturnes: Orchestral piece, Impressionism NOT tone poem Movement 1: Nuages Clouds- Hillside Movement 2: Ftes Outdoor Festival Movement 3: Sirnes Beautiful Mermaids who used to lure sailors into the rocks and crash their boats-Uses women chorus only- No words only Ah Maurice Ravel: 1) Daphnis et Chlo : Ballet piece- Love Story Expressionism: (1907) Total freedom of the individual to do what they want Arnold Schnberg: Eliminates tonality and invents...
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Test #4- 20th Century-Present - 20 th Century to the...

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