MUSC 215 Part 6
During the Great Depression, which style dominated popular music?
Street in Manhattan where music publishers had their businesses
Tin Pan Alley was a_________.
Immigrant composers were important in the history of vaudeville. T/F?
Expressionism was inspired by French painters. T/F?
a style that gives each note of a melody to a different instrument.
Klangfarbenmelodie refers to:
Schoenberg created a new style in which vocal melodies were spoken rather than sung with exact pitches and rhythms. This was known as:
Which of the following early-twentieth-century composers moved to the United States and taught composition at the University of California, Los Angeles?
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?
Who was the choreographer for The Rite of Spring
Lili Boulanger was a talented composer but died at an early age. T/F?
What moot opens and closes Boulanger’s Psalm 24?
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:
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?
Billi Holliday’s Billie’s Blues retains the standard twelve-bar blues structure. T/F?
Louis Armstrong’s instrument-like approach to singing is called:
a note whose pitch drops slightly.
What is a bent, or “blue,” note?
Which region of the United States was the birthplace of a unique style of blues primarily sung by males?
The Harlem Renaissance highlighted African American intellectual life in the 1920s and 1930s. T/F?
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?
Which of the following was referred to as “the greatest Negro city in the world” during the 1920s?
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.
The premiere of Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue was conducted by:
Which types of works did George Gershwin compose?
Copland composed music for the theater, but not for film. T/F?
The music of Charles Ives was very popular and was performed frequently during his lifetime. T/F?
Aaron Copland studied composition with:
very innovative for its time.
Ives’s compositional style was:
Which of the following best describes the mood at the beginning of Copland’s Appalachian Spring?
While composing in his spare time, Charles Ives made a living as a(n):
Federico Garcia Lorca was a well known:
Silvestre Revueltas’s compositional style is considered representative of:
Which of the following instruments would you NOT find in a standard mariachi band?
Bartok composed his Concerto for Orchestra while he was terminally ill. T/F?
Sergei Prokofiev composed the popular Peter and the Wolf. T/F?
Bartok’s use of rhythm was:
The early twentieth-century style that sought to revive certain principles and forms of earlier music was:
Which of the following English composers is viewed as one of the foremost twentieth-century opera composers?