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Unformatted text preview: use the metaphor of food: German food = heavy (wiener schnitzel and rich pastry); French food = light (fresh salad with a vinaigrette and a croissant). Ok, don't take that metaphor too far! But you hopefully get the contrast. ..I've included a short video on Debussy; listen to the example from his piece "La Mer" (The Sea) in the textbook [example 69].--Stravinsky/ Rite of Spring Term: polytonality Russian Folk music--Opera Piano Schubert /”An Sylvia” Genre: art song (lied) strophic---Louis Armstrong, band leader/ Hotter than that Trumpets in the beginning Break-end of phrase Scat singing Flute and winds, nature piece Copland/ Billy the Kid American music Ballet Chopin/ Prelude Op.28, no. 6 Starts off piano minor, soft piano Rubato Emotional Accordion in the beginning Clifton Chenier/ Tu le ton son ton Blues Accordion...
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- Spring '11