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MUS test 3 - MUS 139.001 Fall 2007 Exam 3 Review Exam 3:...

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MUS 139.001 Fall 2007 Exam 3 Review Exam 3: December 12, 10:00 The exam will be multiple choice (please bring a pencil). The only dates you need to know are for the musical periods: Middle Ages (500-1450) Renaissance (1450-1600) Baroque (1600-1750) Classical (1750-1825) Romantic (1825-1900) Modern Era (1900-present) Listening Examples: Be able to identify the following selections by ear. You should know the title, composer, instrumentation, format (as listed in the Listening Guides in the textbook) for each. CD 2 Track 16 from Symphony No. 5 Beethoven CD 3 Track 1 The Erlking Schubert CD 3 Track 6 Etude from Transcendental Etudes Liszt CD 3 Track 11 Ave Maria Gounod CD 3 Track 12 “La donna e mobile” from Rigoletto Verdi CD 3 Track 14 Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun Debussy CD 3 Track 15 “Un bel di” from Madame Butterfly Puccini CD 3 Track 17 Rite of Spring Stravinsky CD 4 Track 4 from Symphony in B-flat for Concert Band Hindemith CD 4 Track 6 “Hoe Down” from Rodeo Copland CD 4 Track 7 “Der Mondfleck” from Pierrot Lunaire Schoenberg CD 4 Track 11 from The Perilous Night Cage CD 4 Track13 from Ancient Voices of Children Crumb Sample Listening Questions: Who is the composer? What is the title? What is the form? This listening example is from which period of music history? This listening example is written for which instrument/ group of instruments? This listening example is from which larger work? Is this piece programmatic? Be prepared to answer multiple-choice questions about the following:
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Beethoven Heiligenstadt Testament Symphony No. 3 “Eroica,” Symphony No. 5 Romantic Period—influences, characteristics Schubert, Schubertiads, Art Song/ Lied/ Lieder strophic form, modified-strophic form, through-composed form Erlking, Goethe Virtuoso, Paganini, 24 Caprices Character piece Absolute v. Programmatic music Chopin Liszt Genres of programmatic music Berloiz, Harriet Smithson, Idee Fixe, Dies Irae Gounod’s Ave Maria Bel Canto Verdi Singspiel Wagner- 1813-1883 o Never truly mastered an instrument, not the nicest, but very innovative. o Revolutionized music, especially opera, tho. All of his major compositions are operatic. French grand opera and romantic german opera models. o Der fliegende Hollander (flying Dutchman), tannhauser, and lohengrin (greatly innovative) o Music drama , leitmotiv (leading motive, carl maria von weber described systematic use of recurring thematic material) o Used idee fixe from berlioz and thematic transformation from liszt. o Used the recurring themes to identify characters, places, and things in operas o Music drama unified all the elements of the artistic world into a work of art in der ring des nibelungen (the ring of the nibelung). Four individual operas that tell the story of the rise and fall of the gods of Valhalla. Uses leitmotivs instead of aria/recitative format o Altered basic harmonic concepts by postponing cadence points; relaxation of tonality? See page 209 for clarification o The
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course MUS 139 taught by Professor Lau/otero during the Fall '08 term at New Mexico.

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