Music Test #4
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Music Test #4
the same melody is repeated with every stanza, 2 strophes treated identically.
proceeds from beginning to end, without repetition of whole sections.
the same melody may be repeated for two or three stanzas, with new material introduced when the poem requires it, generally at the climax.
German-texted solo vocal song with piano accompaniment.
groups of Lieder that were unified by a narrative thread or descriptive theme.
instrumental music that has literary or pictorial associations provided by the composer.
pure music, which consists of musical patterns that have no literary or pictorial meanings.
a multi-movement orchestral work
a one-movement programmatic work with contrasting sections to develop a poetic idea, suggest a scene, or create a mood.
the symphony's recurrent theme
idee fixe (fixed idea)
a genre that integrated theater and music completely and did away with the concept of separate arias, duets, ensembles and choruses.
leading motives that recur through a work and are also subject to variation and development.
a movement developed by painters who tried to capture their "first impression" of a subject through varies treatments of light and color.
the literary response to Impressionism in which writings are suggestive of images and ideas rather than literally descriptive.
a scale derived from various non-Western musics and built entirely of whole-tone intervals.
whole- tone scales
composed mostly of percussion instruments including gongs, chimes and drums during Impressionism.
German response to French Impressionism, in music, composers such as Schoenberg and Webern explored new harmonic systems and the extreme registers of instruments.
sought to revive balance and objectivity in the arts by returning to formal structures of the past.
devised by Schoenberg; strict, based on and unified by the tone row.
serialism (12-tone method)
an arrangement of 12 chromatic tones
formal above the expressive
slight speeding up or slowing down of the tempo of a piece at the discretion of the soloist or the conductor
a religious chant melody
programmatic symphonic/tone poem
through-composed form Lied
“La donna è mobile” from Rigoletto
strophic opera aria
Violin Sonata in A minor, II