Music 15 Pieces Study Guide part 2

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  1. Erlkönig

    Composer?
    Genre?
    Form?
    Text?
    Setting/characters?
    • -Schubert
    • -Lied
    • -Through-composed
    • -Johann Wolfgang van Goetne
    • -Dark and stormy night, 4 characters 1 singer
  2. Im Wunderschönen Monat Mai

    First of?
    Genre?
    Form?
    • -First of 16 songs
    • -Lied, from a song cycle
    • -Strophic, 2 versus with the same music
  3. "Military" Polonaise

    Genre?
    Form?
    Meter?
    • -Polonaise is a subgenre
    • -Ternary form and rubato
    • -Triple meter
  4. Intermezzo in A Major, Op. 118, no. 2 URL

    Genre?
    Subgenre?
    Form/tonality?
    • -Character piece
    • -Intermezzo
    • -Ternary (ABA), Rubato, mostly major tonality
  5. Verdi: Rigoletto, excerpt from Act III

    Based on?
    Characteristics?
    • -A play by Victor Hugo
    • -Catchy melodies and movements
  6. Wagner -- Die Walküre, Ride of the Valkyries

    Plot based on?
    Orchestra is integral part of what?
    Endless what?
    • -Legend, folktale, supernatural
    • -Valkyries=War princesses
    • -Orchestra is integral part of the drama: "Ride" leitmotif
    • -Endless Melody: Continuous music, no aria/recitative depiction
  7. Dvořák -- Rusalka, "Song to the Moon"

    -
    Based on?
    -Water nymph?
    -Premiered in?
    -Only one of?
    -Shows Wagnerian influence how?
    • -Folk story
    • -Water nymph long to be human
    • -Premiered in Prague, 1801
    • -Shows Wagnerian influence (continuous music, system of motives, harmonic language)
  8. Tchaikovsky -- Waltz from Sleeping Beauty

    Genre?
    How many Acts?
    Written in how many days?
    Choreographer?
    • -Ballet
    • -3 Acts
    • -40 days
    • -Marius Petipa
  9. Debussy -- Prelude to The Afternoon of a Faun (1894)

    Genre?
    Inspired by?
    In 1912, turned into what which was choreographed by?
    • -Symphonic poem
    • -Inspired by a poem by Mallarme
    • -In 1912, turned into a Modernist ballet tusses
    • -Choreographed by Vaslav Nijinsky
  10. Stravinsky -- Rite of Spring, I: Dance of Youths and Maidens

    Genre?
    Choreographer?
    Styles?
    Extensive use of what?
    • -Ballet, now mostly a concert work
    • -Nijinsky choreographer
    • -Exoticism/primitivism
    • -Extensive use of Russian folksongs, Pagan rituals of ancient Russians (sacrifice)
  11. Schoenberg: Pierrot lunaire (1912)

    Genre?
    Text by?
    Based on?
    How many players/instruments?
    • -Song cycle (21 songs)
    • -Text by Albert Giraus
    • -Based on the stock character Pierrot (a native and eccentric clown)
    • 5 players, 8 instruments
  12. Copland: Appalachian Spring (1944/45)

    Genre?
    -Ballet suite
  13. Cage, Sonatas and Interludes, Sonata V (1948)

    For what?
    Set of what?
    Techniques?
    • -For prepared piano
    • -Set of 16 sonatas and 3 interludes
    • -Extended techniques
  14. Beethoven -- Piano Sonata #8, "Pathetique," ii, Adagio cantabile

    Genre?
    Coda?
    Opens with a famous?
    • -Sonata
    • -Yes
    • - opens with a famous cantabile melody
  15. Beethoven -- Symphony no. 5, i: Allegro con brio

    Genre?
    What is repeated?
    • -Symphony
    • -Beethoven's fifth, sounds loud and then calms down after the fifth is first played
    • -Oboe
  16. Beethoven -- Symphony no. 5, ii: Andante con moto

    -Characteristics?
    • -Slow cello at the beginning, mostly calm/quiet piano dynamic
    • -Flute
    • -Horns
  17. Beethoven -- Symphony no. 5, iii: Allegro: Scherzo and trio

    Characteristics?
    • -Triumphant/loud, with flute sections in the middle of the triumphant sections
    • -Violin thing in the middle, fast playing triumphant 
  18. Beethoven -- Symphony no. 5, iv: Allegro URL
    • -Stars out loud, forte
    • -Sounds like a finale
  19. Franz Liszt -- "La Campanella"

    Genre?
    Characteristics?
    • -Etude
    • -Piano playing, high key keeps being played, really stands out at beginning
  20. Berlioz -- Symphony Fantastique, IV: March to the Scaffold

    Genre?
    • -Symphony
    • -Low drums, dark sounding
    • -Clarinet
    • -A lot of pizzicato
  21. Smetana -- Vltava File (1874)

    Genre?
    • -Symphonic poem
    • -Clarinet w/pizzicato at beginning
    • -Sweet sounding violin in middle
  22. Brahms -- Ein Deutsches Requiem, movement 4

    Genre:
    • -Requiem
    • -Singing with orchestra
  23. Verdi -- Requiem, excerpt from "Libera Me,"

    Genre?
    -Requiem

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