MUSC 215 Part 6

MUSC 215 Part 6

Big-Band Jazz
During the Great Depression, which style dominated popular music?
Street in Manhattan where music publishers had their businesses
Tin Pan Alley was a_________.
True
Immigrant composers were important in the history of vaudeville. T/F?
False
Expressionism was inspired by French painters. T/F?
a style that gives each note of a melody to a different instrument.
Klangfarbenmelodie refers to:
Sprechstimme
Schoenberg created a new style in which vocal melodies were spoken rather than sung with exact pitches and rhythms. This was known as:
Schoenberg
Which of the following early-twentieth-century composers moved to the United States and taught composition at the University of California, Los Angeles?
True
Stravinksy tried his hand at many compositional styles throughout his career. T/F?
a near riot
The Rite of Spring opened in Paris in 1913 to:
unpredictable rhythms and meters
Which of the following musical elements in the Rite of Spring could be considered the most innovative?
Nijinksy
Who was the choreographer for The Rite of Spring
True
Lili Boulanger was a talented composer but died at an early age. T/F?
Triumph
What moot opens and closes Boulanger’s Psalm 24?
Expressionism
Berg’s opera Wozzeck is best described as an example of:
the son of Marie and Wozzeck, alone
The final, heartbreaking scene of Berg’s Wozzeck concludes with:
True
Bebop was a complex new style that developed after World War II and was performed by small groups in which each player has an equal voice in the improvisation. T/F?
True
Billi Holliday’s Billie’s Blues retains the standard twelve-bar blues structure. T/F?
scat-singing
Louis Armstrong’s instrument-like approach to singing is called:
a note whose pitch drops slightly.
What is a bent, or “blue,” note?
Mississippi Delta
Which region of the United States was the birthplace of a unique style of blues primarily sung by males?
True
The Harlem Renaissance highlighted African American intellectual life in the 1920s and 1930s. T/F?
True
William Grant Still composed the first symphony by an African American to be performed by a major American orchestra. T/F?
the Harlem Renaissance
In his early years, William Grant Still was associated with which artistic movement?
Harlem
Which of the following was referred to as “the greatest Negro city in the world” during the 1920s?
True
Gershwin’s orchestral work an American in Paris became the impetus for a Hollywood film. T/F?
Porgy and Bess
George Gershwin’s folk opera ___________ was far ahead of its time.
Paul Whiteman
The premiere of Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue was conducted by:
-Fill Scores
-Songs
-Musicals
Which types of works did George Gershwin compose?
False
Copland composed music for the theater, but not for film. T/F?
False
The music of Charles Ives was very popular and was performed frequently during his lifetime. T/F?
Nadia Boulanger
Aaron Copland studied composition with:
very innovative for its time.
Ives’s compositional style was:
calm
Which of the following best describes the mood at the beginning of Copland’s Appalachian Spring?
insurance executive
While composing in his spare time, Charles Ives made a living as a(n):
writer
Federico Garcia Lorca was a well known:
mestizo realism
Silvestre Revueltas’s compositional style is considered representative of:
clarinet
Which of the following instruments would you NOT find in a standard mariachi band?
True
Bartok composed his Concerto for Orchestra while he was terminally ill. T/F?
True
Sergei Prokofiev composed the popular Peter and the Wolf. T/F?
particularly innovative
Bartok’s use of rhythm was:
neo-Classicism
The early twentieth-century style that sought to revive certain principles and forms of earlier music was:
Britten
Which of the following English composers is viewed as one of the foremost twentieth-century opera composers?