Music 1751 Final Study Guide

Music 1751 Final Study Guide - Artist Schoenberg Ives Title...

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Artist Title Style/Genre Schoenberg Madonna Artsong Ives Variations on America Variations for organ Copland Appalachian Spring Ballet Zwilich Concerto Grosso Concerto Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue Piano concerto Armstrong West End Blues Dixieland Ellington Cottontail Swing/Big Band Parker/Gillespie Shaw ‘nuff Bebop Brubeck Take Five Cool Jazz Davis So What Hard Bop Hancock Chameleon Fusion Classical Atonal music-music without tonality, without a key center Expressionism-the aim was not to depict objects as they are seen but to express the strong emotion that the object generated in the artist ex) feelings, anxieties, fears Polytonality-simultaneous sounding of two keys or tonalities Sprechstimme-halfway between speaking and singing Plot of “Appalachian Spring”: tells the story of “a pioneer celebration of spring in a newly built farmhouse in Pennsylvania in the early 1800s” a new bride and her farmer husband express through dance the anxieties and joys of life in pioneer America Story behind “Madonna”:
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This note was uploaded on 05/02/2009 for the course MUS 1020 taught by Professor Oneill,p during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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