MUSIC 208 EXAM
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MUSIC 208 EXAM
New York Worlds Fair: World of Tommorow
-Grover Whelen, president of fair
-Time capsule- included baseballs from magazines and books(5000 years)
-George Washington comes to town- 150th anniversary
-Albert Einstein turning on lights ceremony
- Pres FDR gave opening day speech
-75 cents to get in, 25 cents for guidebook
-buttons that say I have seen the future
-Attractions- futurama in general motors building
- naked girls
brought swing style to american popular music
"king of swing"
drummer in Benny Goodmans band
pianist in benny goodmans band- black- goodman never took band on stage bcuz of this
Played vibrophone in Goodmans band- "Moonglow"
trumpet player, was in goodmans band--wants to start his own band-- goodman helps-- succeeds. Frank sinatra sang with his band *all or nothing at all
"marie" sung by sinatra
played saxophone-- was in tommys band but went separate ways-- rivalry
played in army
"in the mood"
wealthy/gay lifestyle-- married woman--- lived luxarious life
wrote broadway songs for ethel merman
"another openin, another show"
american compser of broadway shows-- worked with hammerstein and hart
"the lady is a tramp" with hart from babes in arms
"younger than springtime" with hammerstein
just writes lyrics w/hammerstein
-depressed, gets sick
-stops working with hammerstein
songwriter who approached Richard Rogers-- do show called "oklahoma" BIG HIT
*younger than springtime
Alan Jay Lerner
shows include my fair lady and brigadoon
*I could have danced all night
song plugger among many jobs... writes songs with Alen jay lerner
Wrote song after pearl harbor "praise the lord and pass the ammunition" POPULAR-- limited to plays on radio
after war-- asked to do shows
songwriter who always worked with other composers such as stephen sondheim
"everythings coming up roses"
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
child prodigy composer from hungary, fleed to america
brought symphonic sound to hollywood movies(robin hood)
*Captain Blood theme song
comes back to broadway-- writes military show-- businessman
choreographer in hollywood-- the best-- like ziegfield shows-- start of lip syncing
made movie about ziegfield
"the great ziegfeld"
dancer/singer in hollywood
worked with ginger rogers alot among other women
singer/ dancer in hollywood
big in 30`s
worked with Astaire a lot
wrote movie scores for warner bros
"gone with the wind"
fleed to america
composed in hollywood(dark films) film noir
american traditional composer
known for operas
"adagio for strings"
"piano concerto"(3rd movement)
American traditional composer
writes opera after opera
"now our lips say goodbye"
Jazz orchestra leader
played piano and composed
"artistry in rhythm"
saxophone player for dizzie gillepsie
trumpet player and band leader
**shaw nuff on tape
jazz pianist and composer
white pianist-- brubeck quartet
National icon-- remakes face of jazz
"progressive jazz style"
experimental or innovative style of music
people who pushed the envelope
"john cage, phillip glass, charles ives, edgard varese, elliot carter"
Avant garde composer
*piano sonata No. 2(concord Mass.)
Mental Hygiene Films
comedy films meant to teach people safety in driving from how to act on dates
Avant gard composer
*ionisation-- all percussion on tape
Avant garde composer
known for 4`33
**sonata for prepared piano
avant garde composer
**satyagraha act 3
savior of broadway musicals
grew up next to oscar hammerstein
*send in the clowns
*everythings coming up roses w/jule styne
modern swing orchestra
-trumpet section, trombone section, rhythm section, string base, 5 saxophones, maybe piano and guitar
-leaders in front of band
- often include soloist
composer of serious composition
director of NY philharmonic
did west side story
"glitter and be gay"
a phonographic record that synced with movies
Thomas "fats" waller
taught by count basie
from toledo, ohio
jazz pianist-- greatest in sieks opinion
played without rhythm section, jazz soloist based now
"too marvelous for words"
two time pulitzer prize winning composer
influenced by copland