John Adams was associated with minimalism. Minimalism is western art music8.Name all the percussion instruments that you see in the particular performance of John Adams's Short Ride in a Fast Machine(included in the lesson on New Sounds and Techniques).Drum, xylophone, cymbal, hang, tambourine9.In his interview on NPR (National Public Radio), what does John Adams say about the decisions he made about how to begin writing On the Transmigration of Souls.It would bring people a memory space. He wanted something that was focus on loss andgrief rather than the event.10. In your own words, describe in detail the spoken (not sung) text that you hear in John Adams's On the Transmigration of Souls.They are repeated words maybe symbolizing spirits talking11. What composer wrote the music for the movie Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon?Tan Dun11. Name all the percussion instruments that you see in the performance of Tan Dun's Internet Symphony No. 1(included in the lesson on New Sounds and Techniques).Snare drums, cymbals, marimba, bass drum12. Name all the brass instruments that you see in the performance of Tan Dun's Internet Symphony No. 1(included in the lesson on New Sounds and Techniques).Tuba, trombone, English horn, bassoons13. In music, what does the term "eclecticism" in music.Different elements from different styles and synthesize music as their own.14. Name at least three unusual items or playing techniques that you see and hear in the particular performance of the excerpt from George Crumb's Black Angels(included in the lesson on New Sounds and Techniques).
Wine cups, off notes that sound really loud at the beginning, at the beginning they play reallyhard as if they were hitting the instruments.