Week 12.pdf - MODULE 11 WORKSHEET SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE by HECTOR BERLIOZ Episode in the Life of an Artist Watch the Keeping Score documentary about

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MODULE 11 WORKSHEET SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE by HECTOR BERLIOZ “Episode in the Life of an Artist” Watch the “Keeping Score” documentary about Berlioz, the story behind Symphonie Fantastique, and what it means to be a “Romantic Era” artist, and answer the questions below: 1.a. When was Symphonie Fantastique composed? _____________ 1.b. When did Beethoven die? _______________ 2. The movie opens with the narrator in the Pantheon in Paris. We see the great pendulum of Foucault, which “demonstrates the cycles of the Earth’s rotation.” To what does the narrator compare this? “Demonstrations of … ____________________________________________________________________________________ .” 3. “Like his friends and contemporaries, the painter Delacroix and the novelist Victor Hugo, Berlioz set out to…. _________________________________________________________________. That’s what made him a true Romantic.” 4. Descartes had proclaimed, “I think, therefore I am.” But Berlioz proclaimed “________________________________________ .” 5. Long before the symphony’s premier, Berlioz began to circulate a program, which explained what the symphony was about. What was it about? _______________________________________________________________________________________________ . 6. Where did Berlioz grow up? A. A small town in the country near the Alps B. In an orphanage in Paris C. In Vienna, right next door to Mozart and Beethoven 7. What was Berlioz’s first revelation at age 12? A. Music B. Science C. Philosophy 8. “Right from the start [of Symphonie Fantastique], Berlioz introduces us to his _____________ side.” A. vulnerable B. dark C. heroic 9. Paris in 1828 was “abuzz” with two new sensations: ________________________ and__________________________ . 10. “Berlioz made [whose?] musical language the basis of his own.” A. Beethoven’sB. Mozart’sC. Haydn’s
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11. Who was Harriet Smithson? ________________________________________________________ . 12. What did Berlioz do to try to get Harriet Smithson’s attention? _____________________________________________________________________________________________ . 13. How is Berlioz’s obsession with Harriet Smithson represented in SymphonieFantastique? 14. The idée fixe stands for (i.e., what does it represent?) - 15. All the other music and noises of the rest of the orchestra represent:____________________________________________________________ 16. What was the audience’s first reaction to Symphonie Fantastique? 17. The second movement of Symphonie Fantastique is a ball (i.e., a dance party),but what kind of a ball? A. imaginaryB. morbidC. religious
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  • Fall '17
  • Spanish, c., Franz Liszt, Symphonie Fantastique, early type piano

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