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There may also be a few questions about presence or absence of improvisation in the jazz examples or identification of techniques such as Sprechstimme in the classical selections. These will not be difficult. B. Non-Listening/Classical section Textbook pages 332-337, 351-366, 382-387, 395 (4'33" ONLY--we discussed this in class) Terms: Impressionism (associated with which composer?): movement arising in France in opposition to German Romantic music; Debussy Expressionism (associated with which composer?): schoneberg; German-Austrian development that arose in Berlin, Munich, and Vienna; aimed not to depict objects as they are seen but to express the strong emotion that the object generated in the artist; create an expression of the subject’s innermost feelings, anxieties, and fears polyrhythm: the simultaneous sounding of two or more rythms; stravinsksy polymeter: two or more meters sounding simultaneously; the rite of spring polychord: the simultaneous sounding of one triad or seventh chord with another Sprechstimme: speech-voice; schoenberg atonal music: music w/o tonality, without a key center; schoenberg Ballets russes- dance company formed by Diaghilvev to bring modern Russian ballet to Paris; debussy and Stravinsky as composers; stravinsky became principal composer of company Know general facts about the four composers (which countries were they from, where did they move, did they achieve fame? Textbook will help) -Debussy: work most consistently displayed the Impressionist style in music, French Paris Conservatory at 10 for lessons in piano, composition, and music theory Went to Italy, Russia, and Vienna, and Rome Wrote no symphonies Replaced romantic orchestra w/ variety of woodwinds Separation of colour and line -Stravinsky: born in Russia moved to Paris then USA Cubism; musical counterpart of Picasso Many different genres Forced to be expatriate by Russian Revolution, her took French citizenship and then american -Schoenberg Talented painter Artistic camaraderie in works of German Expressionist painters Second vienese school Jewish family of modest means Self-taught Violin and cello German Works w/ no tonal center -Copland American Drew on cowboy songs and early jazz Born in Brooklyn of Jewish immigrant parents
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