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11A1. What French composer best represents the impressionistic style of music?
2. What painting and artist is reported to have given the style of impressionism itsname?
3. What percussion instrument(s) did Debussy use in his work Prelude to theAfternoon 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 isconsidered the impressionistic period in music history?
6. According to Yale professor Craig Wright, what poem was Debussy's inspirationfor 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 didStravinsky use in his The Rite of Spring that caused such a strong reaction from hisaudiences?

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Winter
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Igor Stravinsky, The Rite of Spring, Timpani, 20th century classical composers, Bela Bartok

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