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Order and Disorder Now Playing: Milton Babbitt, Three Compositions Who is this music, ordered or disordered? What do you think? Why? WEEK 14: Postwar Directions Lecture 36: Monday, November 22
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Announcements Super Cool Final Exam! Tania’s of±ce hours today (4-6 pm) Course evaluation
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FINAL EXAM What to study from the Reading packet: Week 8: Carol A. Hess. "Falla, Manuel de.” Week 9: Piero Weiss and Richard Taruskin - All assigned readings for the week Week 10: Piero Weiss and Richard Taruskin "The Music of the Future Controversy” Week 11: Richard Wagner "Jewishness in Music” Week 12: Philip Vilas Bohlman. "Music of the Nations” Week 13: Piero Weiss and Richard Taruskin. "Death of Tonality?”; "Composition with 12 Tones”; "Rite of Spring.” Week 14: Alex Ross. "Beethoven Was Wrong” Week 15: Thomas Turino. "Why Music Matters”; Nicholas Cook "What is Musicology?”
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FINAL EXAM-example: Known/Unknown music I’ll play a video (studied or not…) I’ll ask questions about Style Genre Musical conventions Context Composer Signifcance o± the work Think: how is this music, what do you see, what is going on, English/French/ Italian?
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FINAL EXAM-example: Known/Unknown music I’ll play a video/audio (studied or not) I’ll ask you to order the listening guide
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FINAL EXAM-example: Known/Unknown music I’ll ask you to provide Provide information related to images Debussy, Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun, symbolism, ballet, early 20 th , Ballet Russes, Diaghilev, Nijinsky, ±ute solo opening – scandalous (sexual connotations… too much for the “re²ned” French society? Stravinsky, Rite of the Spring, early 20 th , Ballet Russes, Diaghilev, Nijinsky, primitivism, bassoon solo opening, missacentuation, Russian nationalism, success, unique: never again something similar. RIOT, why?
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FINAL EXAM Go back to Exam 1 (historical & listening) We are following the same model (Type of questions as in Exam 1) Be sure to identify composers w/style, region, genre, etc. Examples: Bach Romantic Bach Baroque sacred/secular music, etc Berlioz leitmotif Berlioz idée ±xe Symphonie Fantastique Romanticism, etc Stravinsky’s styles nationalist neoclassicist serialist Postwar music Order/Chaos Order: total serialism/ Chaos: aleatoric music Etc, etc, etc
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FINAL EXAM Don’t forget to go back to each lecture and its musical examples (In: BB’s Documents) Pay extra attention to the questions I have asked in lecture Don’t forget your textbook and listening guides Read carefully your class notes (lecture + labs) Keep listening to music and ±nd something in each example that help you to identify the example… Write your own listening guides, they help!
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