5 russian composers shostakovich and prokofiev were

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5. Russian composers Shostakovich and Prokofiev were challenged by whatpolitical difficulties?
6. Why did Bela Bartok leave Hungary and move to the United States?
7. Which composer was one of the first "ethnomusicologist" (musician whostudies ethnic music such as folksongs)?
8. In your own words, describe the "rude" interruptions played by the trumpetsand trombones in Bartok's Concerto for Orchestra, 4th movement?
9. What is "American" about the music of Aaron Copland?
10. Which composer studied in our class lessons was born in South Florida?
True/False Questions. Please label each statement as true or false.1. The 4th movement of Shostakovich's Symphony No. 5 stays at the same, veryfast tempo throughout the entire movement.
2. The piano is an important instrument in "The Dance of the Knights" fromProkofiev's Romeo and Juliet.
3. The piano is an important instrument in the 4th movement of Bartok's Concertofor Orchestra.
4. In Bartok's Concerto for Orchestra, 4th movement, the tempo starting atsection 2:44 (timing from performance in the class lesson) starts to speed up.
5. Aaron Copland wrote the melody to the song "Simple Gifts."
6. The triangle (percussion instrument) plays in Section 7 of Copland'sAppalachian Spring.
7. In Concerto Grosso 1985 by Zwilich, the harpsichord plays in the "Handel-like"sections beginning at timing 0:36, 1:17, 1:54, and also in the dissonant, modern-sounding section concluding the work. (Note that the timings are from theparticular performance included in the lesson Modern Art Music-Part 2.)

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Igor Stravinsky, The Rite of Spring, Timpani, 20th century classical composers, Bela Bartok

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