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Unformatted text preview: 3. Igor Stravinsky- Russian composer. Also composed “Firebird”, “Rite of Spring”, etc. 4. Divertissement- a brief light ballet in the middle of a larger usually providing a break from the main plot. 5. Ostinato- a brief melodic figure that is repeated excessively and associated with folklore. (make something sound oriental) 6. Pablo Picasso- famous for Cubism; designed sets for Diaghilev. 7. Alexander Benois- French set designer who also worked for Diaghilev; designed the set for Stravinsky’s Petroushka. 8. Planing- playing parallel chords in succession. 9. Polymetric- involving more than one meter. 10. Petroushka/ “Punch”- a stock character in Russian folktales. (avg Joe) 11. Carnival/ Shrove Tide- Season of celebration right before lent. People violate rules and authorities ignore it. 12.Octatonic Scale- scale dividing the octave into 8 parts. (Alt. between half and whole steps) 13....
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- Spring '10
- Music, Ballets Russes, Igor Stravinsky, Sergei Diaghilev, Igor Stravinsky- Russian, Frei Aber Einsam, usic Terms Midterm