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John realized right up the front that the public did not need any more images, reiteration of the narrative of that day, it didn't need some tasteless dramatization of the events in music and text. If I was going to do something meaningful, He was going to have to go in the opposite direction.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.John basically was sketching out on what the people would be surprised to hear in his creation of the Transmigration of Souls. He came up with many different sound effects and ideas that would lead him to having a great masterpiece. 11. What composer wrote the music for the movie Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon?Tan Dun12. 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).Timpani, Xylophone, Cymbals13. 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).Trumpet, Trombone, French Horn,14. In music, what does the term "eclecticism" in music.various elements from different styles and synthesize music that is uniquely your own15. 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 lessonon New Sounds and Techniques).The sound of the violin making noise, Shouting at each other, Ringing the bell withthe bow.Schoenberg: Mondestrunken (Moondrunk) 1:37Varèse: Poème électronique 2:33Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine 4:14
Stravinsky: Rite of Spring (Introduction and Scene) 8:16Cage: Sonata 2 from Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano 2:32Copland: "Simple Gifts" section from Appalachian Spring 3:00Zwilich: Concerto Grosso 1985 2:46Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun 10:35Prokofiev: "Dance of the Knights" from Romeo and Juliet 2:09Debussy: Clair de lune 5:12