test 6

Discipline: Art (Fine arts, Performing arts)

Type of Paper: Question-Answer

Academic Level: Undergrad. (yrs 3-4)

Paper Format: APA

Pages: 1 Words: 275


Who composed Clouds?
Claude Debussy

Who composed The Rite of Spring?
Igor Stravinsky

The Rite of Spring is a(n):

Who composed Pierrot lunaire?
Arnold Schoenberg

The vocal technique heard in “The Moonfleck” is:

Who composed Wozzeck?
Alban Berg

The first phase of avant-garde music emerged in:
Paris and Vienna.

What characterizes Debussy's use of tone color?
subtle, blended, mysterious shades of tone colors

The first ballet by Stravinsky was:
The Firebird.

The premier of The Rite of Spring was famous for:
a riot by the audience.

The events in The Rite of Spring involve:
ancient fertility rites.

One of the devices used by the composer in The Rite of Spring is:

The artistic movement that came about after World War I and signified a rejection of Romantic emotionality and a return to the styles of earlier composers is:

The expressionist musical style took root mainly in:
Germany and Austria.

The leading expressionist composer was:
Arnold Schoenberg.

Schoenberg, Webern, and Berg are often referred to as:
the Second Viennese School.

In what genre is Pierrot lunaire?
song cycle

Arnold Schoenberg was a very creative composer who also expressed himself through:

Which statement about Schoenberg is false?
He was the first impressionist composer.

The two famous pupils of Schoenberg were:
Anton Webern and Alban Berg.

Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet opens with:
a hymnlike theme.

Who composed Pictures at an Exhibition?
Modest Musorgsky

What element in the first piece of Pictures at an Exhibition helps depict the composer walking through an art gallery?
alternating meters that create an unpredictable emphasis in the beat

With regard to form, Brahms's Violin Concerto in D is more ________ than Romantic.

An orchestral work that is composed in one movement and has a free form and a program is called a:
symphonic poem.

Hamlet, Les Préludes, and Orpheus are all symphonic poems composed by:
Franz Liszt.

Romeo and Juliet is a(n) ________, but the composer called it a(n) ________.
symphonic poem; overture-fantasy

Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, and Sleeping Beauty are all ballets composed by:
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.

The rise of nationalism in music was a reflection of:
people cherishing their distinctive artistic heritage.

What is characteristic of all nationalistic music?
the use of the country's folk music

Which is an example of a country that produced Romantic nationalist music?

The opera Carmen, written by the French composer Georges Bizet and set in Spain, is an example of:
exoticism in music.

Pictures at an Exhibition is considered:
program music.

Modest Musorgsky's music reflects:
an intense nationalism.

Which important late Romantic composer responded to the unbridled emotionalism of Romanticism with a return to Viennese Classicism?
Johannes Brahms

Grieg and Sibelius represented their countries, ________ and ________, respectively, in nationalistic music.
Norway; Finland

Ralph Vaughan Williams was a(n) ________ composer.
English nationalist

The lifelong model for Brahms was:
Ludwig van Beethoven.

The chief composers associated with the early phase of modernism—Debussy, Stravinsky, and Schoenberg—were members of the:

Which musical elements were questioned in the modernist movement?
melody, harmony, tonality, and rhythm

The composers Stravinsky and Bartók were associated with ________ and sometimes suggested ________ in their works.
expressionism; violence

The five-note scale playable on the black keys of the piano is called the ________ scale.

The scale in which the octave is divided into six equal intervals is the ________ scale.

The scale in which eight pitches are made to fit into the octave by alternating whole steps and half steps is the ________ scale.

The composer who originated serialism is:
Arnold Schoenberg.

Schoenberg's reference to “the emancipation of dissonance” meant emancipation from the need to:
resolve to consonant chords.

Atonal music is music in which no ________ can be found.
tonal center

In the early twentieth century, harmony:
became more dissonant.

Music where no tonal center can be found is:

Who composed Music for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta?
Béla Bartók

Who composed Appalachian Spring?
Aaron Copland

Who was the first important African American composer in the concert music tradition?
William Grant Still

Maurice Ravel's harmonic language is reminiscent of the music of:
Claude Debussy.

Bartók is known for his large-scale investigation of:
folk music.

Matching music to onscreen action or situations is similar to:
Wagner's use of leitmotivs.

Composers who devoted their careers to film music include:
Nino Rota and John Williams.