Exam 2 Review Sheet (S11)1

Exam 2 Review Sheet (S11)1 - TEST #2 REVIEW SHEET music...

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TEST #2 – REVIEW SHEET TERMS AND CONCEPTS Cadenza: an improvised passage fo the soloist in a concerto, or sometimes in other works. Concerto cadenzas usually come near the ends of movements. ensemble (opera): A musical number in an opera, cantata, or oratorio that is sung by two or more people. Festspielhaus (Wagner): fortepiano vs. pianoforte Gesamtkunstwerk: Total work of art--- Wagner's term for his music drama. idée fixe: A fixed idea, an obsession, the term used by Berlioz for a recurring theme used in all the movements of one of his program symphonies Leitmotiv: "Leading motive" in wagner's opera. pentatonic scale: a five-note scale playable on the black notes of a keyboard. programmatic music: A piece of instrumental music associated with a story or other extramusical idea. rhythmic motive Risorgimento: Rubato:" robbed time", free treatment of meter in performance supernaturalism tone painting GENRES character piece: A short Romantic piano piece that portrays a particular mood. Concerto: A large composition for
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