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Short Essay Questions:1. What French composer best represents the impressionistic style of music? Claude Debussy
2. What painting and artist is reported to have given the style of impressionism its name?
3. What percussion instrument(s) did Debussy use in his work Prelude to the Afternoon of a
5. According to Yale professor Craig Wright, what 40-year time period is considered the
6. According to Yale professor Craig Wright, what poem was Debussy's inspiration for Preludeto the Afternoon of a Faun? Stephane Mallarme “The Afternoon of a Faun”7. According to Yale professor Craig Wright, what is a "faun?" Randy satyr, half man, half beastwho spends his afternoon in pursuit of sexual gratification in the heat of the midday sun. –sexually supercharged than the story of Bambi8. According to Yale professor Craig Wright, what five musical techniques did Stravinsky use inhis The Rite of Spring that caused such a strong reaction from his audiences?Definitions - Please define each term below.1. Impressionism: a style or movement in painting originating in France in the 1860s,characterized by a concern with depicting the visual impression of the moment, especially interms of the shifting effect of light and color.2. Symbolism: the use of symbols to represent ideas or qualities. Impressionism was translatedinto a movement called Symbolism.3. Exoticism: Composers at the turn of the twentieth century delighted in music that drew oncolorful material from foreign lands, a trend known as musical exoticismThis study source was downloaded by 100000816080853 from CourseHero.com on 03-29-202114:13:30 GMT -05:00This study resource wasshared via CourseHero.com4. Atonality: music without a key or home center5. Polyrhythm: different meters sounding at the same time6. Bitonality: two different keys sounding at the same time7. Ostinato: constantly repeated phrases8. Sprechstimme: literally speech-voice—halfway between speaking and singing.9. Serialism: applied to music that use this manipulation of elements in a series (particularorder)10. Expressionism: was primarily an Austrian/German development whose aim was to paint anobject or person's most innermost feelings, anxieties, and fears.True/False Questions - Please label each statement as true or false.1. The first performance of Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring was a big success. F2. In the particular performance of Debussy's Clair de lune used in the course lesson onDebussy, there is a loud "bang" from somewhere in the audience during the performance. T3. The particular performance of Debussy's Clair de lune used in the course lesson on Debussyis played before a live audience. T

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Term
Winter
Professor
AndreaGilbert
Tags
Percussion instrument, Ballets Russes, The Rite of Spring, 20th century classical composers, Bela Bartok

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