Music Appreciation 105
Unit 4 Exam
1. The role of the soloist in the orchestra is being featured in some way. A soloist is heard over the rest of
the orchestra for a brief solo while the rest of the orchestra supports the soloist. A ca
Music Appreciation 105
Unit 2 Exam
1. The attitude of the church toward the use of musical instruments was disapproved of. The
musical life of a major cathedral was mostly a group of choir members that would sing the
liturgical mass fo
February 29, 2016
Art, Craft, Design
Decorative arts were segregated from the fine arts (painting and sculpture) and for many years were
termed as crafts.
The Arts and Crafts movement flourished during the 19 th and early 20th centuries. It hei
March 2, 2016 Chapter 12 cont.
Ivory, Jade, and Lacquer
Ivory, Jade, and Lacquer are considered rarer more precious materials and are often associated with
Ivory: Traditionally came from the tusks of elephants
Jade: a common name for two materials
February 9, 2016
Chapter 8: Printmaking cont.
Engraving: the basic drawing tool used is called a burin, a large v-shaped instrument used to cut lines
into a metal plate.
Shallow cuts=lighter, thin lines
Deeper cuts=thicker, darker lines
February 10, 2016
Chapter 9: Camera & Computer Arts
Photography involved light passing through an opening into a darkened chamber. The image that is
formed inside is an upside down replica of the outside world.
Camera Obscura: Latin for Dark r
February 8, 2016
Chapter 8: printmaking
Five printmaking methods include:
With printmaking, the artist uses a matrix, a surface on which a design is prepared to begin the process.
February 4, 2016
Chapter 7 cont.
Oil paints consist of pigment mixed typically with linseed oil (the binder). As it slowly dries, a transparent
film of suspended pigment is created.
Glaze: Thin layers of translucent color applied over opaque
February 11, 2016 Chapter 9 cont.
Art that uses the internet as a medium is known as Internet art or net art. It can allow viewer
interaction via the computer
Webcam: real-time cameras whose output can be viewed over the World Wide Web (www)
February 1, 2016
Chapter 6 - Drawing
Medium/Media the substance used to create a piece of art
Drawing materials covered in this chapter:
Dry Media- graphite, metalpoint, charcoal, crayon, pastel, chalk
-Use pigments and binders
Liquid media- ink and appli
March 8, 2016 Chapter 13 cont.
Wood frame construction
Balloon frame construction utilizes skeleton and skin method. The builder first develops a framework by
nailing boards together, then adds a roof, and sheathes the walls.
Platform frame construction i
February 18, 2016 Unit 3 review cont.
Ch. 8 Printmaking Key Concepts
Understand the difference between printmaking and most other art forms
Understand, identify and explain the differences between intaglio and relief printing
Know which printi
February 23, 2016
Chapter 11: Sculpture & Installation
Sculpture & Installation
Sculpture involves works of art dealing with three-dimensional space.
Three dimensional involves: height, width, depth
March 3, 2016 Chapter 13: Architecture
Basic construction technologies:
-Arches and vaults
-suspension and ca
February 24, 2016
Chapter 11 cont.
Sculpture method: Modeling
The sculptor begins with a framework or nothing at all and adds material
until the sculpture is finished. A process in which plant substance is molded
using either tools, hands, or a combinatio
March 7, 2016
Round Arch and Vault
The round arch and vault is constructed of wedge-shaped stones that meet at an angle perpendicular to
the curve of the arch. It uses the forces of tension and compression. Stability is created by the topmost
March 9, 2016
A geodesic dome is basically a bubble shaped structure created by a network of metal rods arranged in
triangles and tetrahedrons. It is a modular system and requires no interior support.
R. Buckminster Fuller
February 2, 2016
Chapter 6 cont.
Liquid media is usually applied with a tool
Pen & Ink: consists of very fine particles suspended in water. A binder like gum Arabic holds the particles
in suspension and helps adhere them to the drawing surfac
March 1, 2016
Metal has been used to create art as well as it has being used for functional tools and everyday objects
from throughout history.
Forging: when metal is shaped by hammer blows
Wood is a renewable, available, easy-to-work-with mate
January 25, 2016 Chapter 5: Principles of Design continuation
-Emphasis and subordination
-scale and proportion
Emphasis and Subordination
Emphasis and subordination are complementary concepts.
Emphasis: The viewers attention will be centered more
From the very beginnings of society, there have been bountiful civilizations with
outstanding, beautiful, and mind-blowing art. They all have their unique qualities that set them
apart, but looking through all of the worlds civilizations and their art one
Over the course of early human history and prehistory, the human figure has flip-flopped
between being abstracted and representational. All art is created with a motive. Depending on what that
motive is, the human figure is either abstracted or made repre
December 3, 2015
Concert Review #1
CBC Choir and Orchestra
This week I attended the CBC Choir and Orchestra concert. It was held at the CBC
theatre on December 1st, 2015. When I first got to the concert I did not know what to expect
May 26, 2015
Out of Class Listening Report
1. Speakers name: Alejandro Zepeda
2. Subject: Religious beliefs Specific Purpose: The purpose is to inform the audience of
religious beliefs and readings from the bible.
CBC Choir and Orchestra
This week I attended the CBC Choir and
Orchestra concert. It was held at the CBC
theatre on December 1st, 2015. When I first
got to the concert I did not know what to
expect because I have never been t
November 30, 2015
1. What year did the Golden Era of the American Musical Begin?
Correct Answer: D
2. Define Operetta
A. It is an opera show
B. Combines song, spoken d
A Holiday concert with the womens and boys choirs.
On December 4th, 2015 at 7:30pm, I attended
the Mid-Columbia Mastersingers womens and boys
choir concert. This was the second concert I have
Napoleon on the Battlefield of Eylau depicts Napoleon I on a Prussian battlefield, just
after a French victory over the Prussians, on February 9, 1807. The eye is originally drawn to the
bodies on the foreground. Some of