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UNIT 11 REVIEW PART 1Short Essay Questions:1. What French composer best represents the impressionistic style of music?
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 workPrelude to the Afternoon of aFaun?
4. What was so shocking about Stravinsky's balletThe Rite of Spring?
5. According to Yale professor Craig Wright, what 40-year time period is considered theimpressionistic period in music history?
6. According to Yale professor Craig Wright, what poem was Debussy's inspiration forPreludeto the Afternoon of a Faun?
7.According to Yale professor Craig Wright, what is a "faun?"
8. According to Yale professor Craig Wright, what five musical techniques did Stravinsky use inhisThe Rite of Springthat caused such a strong reaction from his audiences?

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Term
Summer
Professor
Pitasi, Dennis
Tags
Percussion instrument, Ballets Russes, The Rite of Spring, Timpani, 20th century classical composers, Bela Bartok

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