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music history midterm
Trout Quintet composer and type
Schubert / Piano quintet
Symphonie Fantastique composer and type
Berlioz / Program symphony
The four types of program music with examples and composers
Incidental Music-- Nutcracker Suite- Tchaikovsky
Program Symphony- Symphonie Fantastique-Berlioz
Concert Overture- 1812-Tchaikovsky
Tone Poem-Les Preludes- Liszt
Who wrote Derfreishutz and how can it be recognized?
Weber / Ooooo-EEEeeee
What is notable about Chopin?
Only specialized in piano music
Who wrote the Academic Festival Overture?
Who wrote Scheherazade?
Who wrote Die moldau?
Who wrote the Unfinished Symphony and Great Symphony in C?
Who wrote the Pastoral Symphony?
Who wrote Winterreise (Winter's Journey) and what type is it?
Shubert / song cycle
Who wrote Les Preludes, and what type are they?
Liszt / Tone poem
What defines Glinka?
The father of Russian nationalism
What defines Wagner?
Father of Modern Music
Who wrote Missa Silonmis?
Who was Goethe?
Who wrote the German Requiem?
What defines Mendelsohn?
Reintroduced Bach to the 19th century
Who wrote Carmen?
Who wrote Song of the Earth?
Who wrote Gotterdammerung?
Who wrote Falstaff?
Who wrote La Boheme?
Who wrote Bayreuth?
What defines Mahler?
Famous director who wrote music in the summer; Directory of New York Phil
What defines Weber?
First composer of German Romantic Opera
What defines Liszt?
First Great composer of tone poem
What defines Strauss?
Best known late composer of tone poem
What defines Rossini?
First great composer of Italian comic opera
What defines Verdi?
Father of Italian opera
What is the definition of program music?
Instrumental music that tells a story
What is absolute music?
music that is NOT program music
What is nationalism?
Expressing a national identity by using the folk music of the country of the composer, such as Smetna's Die Moldan
What is an art song
and orchestra or piano with voice. The Erl King by Shubert
What is a song cycle?
A collection of art songs with a common thread in the text
What is exoticism?
1. Set in a foreign land--Madame Butterfly by Puccini
2. Magical and mythical--the Ring Cycle of Wagner
What are the four operas of the Ring Cycle?
Das Rheingold, The Valkyrie, Siegfried, Gotterdammerung
What is the Bayreuth Festspielhaus?
A theatre built by Wagner for the performance of his operas, especially the Ring Cycle
How many symphonies did Beethoven write?
What is a Leitmotif?
A phrase of music that depicts an emotion, character, place, idea, etc. Used in German Romantic Opera, i.e. The Valkyrie theme and the Gold theme from Das Rheingold by Wagner.
What was introduced in Beethoven 5?
piccolo, contrabassoon, and trombone
What was introduced in Beethoven 9?
What does Mahler 8 feature?
obnoxious amounts of choir
What does Mahler 4 feature?
a soprano solo in its last movement
Who were the Russian 5?
What is Gesamtkunstwerk?
Collective art form, Wagner's idea that opera is a universal art form
What are 4 major differences in opera of Puccini and Wagner?
Wagner in German, Puccini in Italian
Wagner wrote about the magical/mystical, Puccini wrote about real characters and people
Wagner's opera were very long, Puccini's were normal length
Wagner is orchestra centered, Puccini was centered on voice
Wagner used Leitmotifs, Puccini did not