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11A 1. What French composer best represents the impressionistic style of music? 2. What painting and artist is reported to have given the style of impressionism its name? 3. What percussion instrument(s) did Debussy use in his work Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun? 4. What was so shocking about Stravinsky's ballet The Rite of Spring? 5. According to Yale professor Craig Wright, what 40-year time period is considered the impressionistic period in music history? 6. According to Yale professor Craig Wright, what poem was Debussy's inspiration for Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun? 7. According to Yale professor Craig Wright, what is a "faun?" 8. According to Yale professor Craig Wright, what five musical techniques did Stravinsky use in his The Rite of Spring that caused such a strong reaction from his audiences?
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