Aristophanes wrote Lysistrata.
Tolstoy wrote Anna Karenina.
Picasso was a Cubist painter.
Rembrandt was a Baroque painter.
Verdi and Puccini both composed Romantic period operas.
Degas, Renoir, Monet, and Manet were all Impressionist painters.
Othello was a tragedy.
Twelfth Night was a comedy.
Milton - Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained
James Joyce – Ulysses and Finnegan's Wake
Merry Wives of Windsor - (Comedy) Falstaff, Two wives, Shallow and Slender (drinking buddies)
Tempest - (Comedy) Prospero, Ferdinand, Miranda, Caliban (slave), Ariel (sprite)
Twelfth Night - (Comedy) Viola/Cesario, Olivia, Malvolio, Orsino, Sebastian
The Two Gentlemen of Verona - (Comedy) Proteus, Valentine.
..in love with Silvia
There were instrument questions pertaining to individuals belonging to which family.
Different composers and their individual pieces.
Several questions about Dadaism.
The terms fratricide and conjugal betrayal came up -- they were referring to Hamlet.
There was a cave painting and asking what country it came from.
Tempo marking and which was the fastest.
Faust is an opera written by Charles Gounod
however, Faust was written by Goethe
Wyeth's Christina's World,
Renoir's darker Baroque style
Fokine - was a groundbreaking Russian choreographer and dancer.
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky - was a Russian composer of the Romantic era. (wrote the nutcracker)
20th century cellists- yo yo ma, Pablo casel, etc.
Which instrument will you find the most of in the orchestra – strings (violins)
Jazz was created from where New Orleans black culture.
Little Tramp - Charlie Chaplin
Know that the Tempest and Mid-Summers Night Dream are plays in a fantasy setting.
Know that Hamlet deals with fraticide, conjugal, and betrayal.
Know that Macbeths deals with a heros obession for power which leads to his downfall.
Know that Islamic places of worship are called Mosques.
first skyscraper - Richardson and Sullivan in Chicago
Be able to recognize a cubist painting and know the artist. I didn't recognize it as a Picasso, but maybe
.. I looked up Picasso paintings this morning and didn't see it there.
Joan Sutherland (Opera)- An Australian dramatic coloratura soprano noted for her contribution in the
Stream of consciousness - refers to ostensibly unedited, spontaneous live or recorded performances,
as in film, music, and dramatic and comic monologues, intended to recreate the raw experience of the
person portrayed or the performer.
Philip Glass - is an American music composer. He is considered one of the most influential composers
of the late 20th century and is widely acknowledged as a composer who has brought art music to the
public (along with precursors such as Richard Strauss, Kurt Weill and Leonard Bernstein).
Sergei Pavlovich Diaghilev
was a Russian art critic, patron, ballet impresario and founder of the Ballets
Russes from which many famous dancers and choreographers would later arise.
The Hagia Sophia – mean (Holy Wisdom), is a former Orthodox patriarchal basilica, later a mosque,
now a museum in Istanbul, Turkey
The Spanish Inquisition - Tribunal of the Holy Office of the Inquisition,
It was intended to maintain
Catholic orthodoxy in their kingdoms, and to replace the medieval inquisition which was under papal