Music: Chapter 38

Music: Chapter 38

The source of inspiration for Charles Ives’s music was rooted in the traditions of which region of America?
New England
Ruth Crawford was trained mainly in Europe.
False
Charles Ives made a living as a:
Insurance salesman
One of Ives’s best-known works for piano is:
the Concord Sonata
Adolphe Sax was a famous musical instrument inventor who revolutionized the key mechanisms on brass instruments.
True
Ives’s work Country Band March draws on a variety of traditional American tunes.
true
Charles Ives was largely a patriotic composer.
True
America’s most famous bandmaster was John Philip Sousa.
True
Ruth Crawford was the first woman to win a:
Guggenheim Fellowship
Ruth Crawford gave up composing shortly after her wedding, focusing instead on:
Collecting and editing American folk songs
Ives’s music was not fully recognized in his own lifetime.
True
Ives was ahead of his time in that:
he used polytonality in his compositions
Ruth Crawford was a noted specialist in American folk music.
True
Ruth Crawford avoided writing in modernist or ultra-modernist styles.
False
America’s vernacular traditions also included music for brass bands.
True
Country Band March is arranged for:
large wind ensemble
Ruth Crawford worked with folk song collectors John and Alan Lomax at the ____________ :
Library of congress
The U. S. Marine Band has a history dating back to the eighteenth century.
True
A music journal dedicated to publishing new music in the United States in the early twentieth century was the:
New music quarterly
Ives’s work Country Band March is in triple meter.
False