Chap18MUH204LO - Chinese opera. B. Listening Objectives...

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Chapter 18 A. Overall Objectives This chapter will help you acquire familiarity with: 1. Features of late Romantic music as a reflection of the tension between romanticism and realism. 2. Features of late Romantic program music and the symphonic poem. 3. The role of nationalism in late Romanticism, especially in the music of the Russian kuchka. 4. Classicism and nostalgia as late nineteenth-century responses to Romanticism. 5. The lives and music of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Modest Musorgsky, Johannes Brahms, and Gustav Mahler. 6. The Japanese traditions of musical drama, especially kabuki, and the similar societal roles played by Western opera and the kabuki theater. 7. The conventions and musical features of Beijing opera. 8. Similarities in the social contexts, musical structures, and theatrical features of European and
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Unformatted text preview: Chinese opera. B. Listening Objectives After completing this chapter, you should be able to: 1. Comprehend and follow important genres of late Romanticism, especially the symphonic poem and other types of program music, the concerto, and the symphony. 2. Hear and identify the effect of trends in late Romantic music, especially realism, program music, nationalism, classicism, and nostalgia. 3. Hear and identify important features of Japanese nagauta music and compare them with those of European opera. 4. Hear vocal styles and other important musical features associated with Beijing opera and compare them with those of Romantic opera....
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This note was uploaded on 09/01/2008 for the course MUH 204 taught by Professor Sprowles,m during the Spring '07 term at University of Louisville.

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