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Aaron copeland aaron copland was an american

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Aaron Copeland - Aaron Copland was an American nationalist composer of concert and film music, as well as an accomplished pianist. Scott Joplin - was an African American composer and pianist, born near Texarkana, Texas, into the first post-slavery generation (King of Ragtime). Charles Ives - was an American modernist composer widely regarded as one of the first American composers of international significance. Ragtime - Ragtime originated in African American music in the late 19th century, descending from the jigs and march music marches played by black bands Aristotle thought tragedy is higher and more philosophical than history Atonality describes music that does not use a tonal center or key Pop Art - Pop removes the material from its context and isolates the object, or combines it with other objects, for contemplation Find the common theme of the homes Lloyd Wright - design called for two foot square blocks, a very common theme in all his houses. Harlem Renaissance - refers to the flowering of African American intellectual life during the 1920s and 1930s. Beat Generation - is a term used to describe a group of American writers who came to prominence in the 1950s, and the cultural phenomena that they wrote about and inspired. Impressionism - was a 19th-century art movement that began as a loose association of Paris-based artists whose independent exhibitions brought them to prominence in the 1870s and 1880s. Romanticism - is a complex artistic, literary, and intellectual movement that originated in the second half of the 18th century in Western Europe, and gained strength in reaction to the Industrial Revolution. 17th-Century Metaphysics - The metaphysical poets were a loose group of British lyric poets of the 17th century, who shared an interest in metaphysical concerns and a common way of investigating them, and whose work was characterized by inventiveness of metaphor (these involved comparisons being known as metaphysical conceits). Schiller and Beethoven has what in common – Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony includes the text setting of Schiller's 'Ode to Joy' in the finale. Know that thesis, antihesis, and synthesis = couldn't remember the answer. Dialectic (argument) Hegel Know who created the character Sherlock Holmes- sir Arthur Conan Doyle Know what country the worlds most famous cave paintings are in Know what futurism is as it applies to the arts and know their core beliefs- There were actually 3 or 4 questions about futurists on the version of the test that I took.
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