music 13 17-18.txt

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music 13 17-18.txt
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chapters 17-18
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  1. Frederic Chopin (1810-1849)
    • Born in Zelazowa Wola, poland; died at age 39 in Paris,France.
    • Best known for his solo piano muisc including nocturnes, etudes, preludes, polanaises, mazurkas, waltzes and two piano concertos.
  2. Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
    • born in Raiding, Hungary; died at age 74 in Bayreuth, Germany
    • Addition to being a composer, he was known for being a virtuoso performer.
  3. Character pieces
    works portraying a single mood, emotion, or idea.
  4. etude
    A study piece concentrating on a single technical problem
  5. mazurka
    In romantic music, a small piano piece based on the Polish dance form. Prominent in the work of Chopin
  6. nocturne
    A "night piece" that is gentle and reflective.
  7. polonaise
    In romantic music, a small piano piece based on the Polish dance form.
  8. symphonic poem
    A single-movement programmatic work, relatively long and very free in form, usually involving a dramatic plot or literary idea.
  9. tone poem
    A single-movement programmatic work, relatively long and very free in form, usually involving a dramatic plot or literary idea.
  10. Hector Berlioz (1803-1869)
    Born in La Cote St-Andre, France; died at age 65 in Paris, France. Known for program symphonies
  11. "Dies irae"
    "Day of Wrath." A chant melody from the middle ages that represents death in music.
  12. idee fixe
    A single, recurring motive
  13. program symphony
    A symphony with a story line or other type of program
  14. Richard Strauss (1864-1949)
    the bulk of his tone poem was in the 19th century
  15. thematic transformation
    The practice of varying a single theme or melody through the different sections of a piece; this procedure was used especially in romatic tone poems.

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