Complete scales became possible on brass instruments through the development of
keys similar to those on woodwind instruments
The most important bandleader in the United States before Sousa was
The Saxhorn family of instruments and the Saxaphone family of instruments are the same thing
Sousa became the director of
The Marine Band
The Sousaphone is
A bass tuba built to Sousa's specifications
Sousa dedicated this march to the Highty Tighties
Hands across the Sea
1876 to 1926 is called
the Golden age of the band in america
the Golden age of the march
Arthur Pryor was a ________ with the Sousa Band
The director of the new sousa band is
which of the following composers is a graduate of VT?
J. Scott McKenzie
The Boston Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1881 by
Henry Lee Higginson
Many portraits of famous bostonians were painted by
the current conductor of the BSO is
Theodore Thomas was the founder of the
this conductor raised the playing standards of american orchestras
Isabella stweart Gardner was a great patroness of the arts. In addition to her support of music in Boston, she also created and art museum with her personal collection. This museum, The Gardner Museum, was originally called
All these artists (Vermeer, Rembrandt, Manet, Degas, Flinck) have this in common
their work was stolen from the Garner Museum
Appointed Music Instructor at Harvard in 1862
John Knowles Paine
Director of the new wngland conservatory from 1897 to 1931
teacher of charles ives
the most preeminent woman composer at the turn of the century (19th to 20th)
amy marcy cheney
composer of symphonic sketches
which contry held cultural power over american music life at the end of the 19th century?
this composer has been called french american
charles martin loeffler
the unusual instrument called for in Leoffler's "La mort de Tintagiles" is the
henry f. gilbert's "Dance in Place Congo" takes its title from
Congo Square in New Orleans
what is a Flivver?
a model T Ford
Krazy Kat is a
Ballet and a cartoon by george harriman
impresario of the ballets russe
engelbert humperdinck composed
hansel and gretel
who wrote "In Xanadu did Kubla Kahn a stately pleasure done decree"?
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
the american opera company and the national conservatory of music were both gounded by
the director of the national conservatory of music was
dvorak's symphony no. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95, "From the New World", is based on American Fold Music
True, but no folk songs were used
who wrote the words to the second movement of dvorak's New World Symphony, Going Home?
William Arms Fisher
Harry Thacker Burleigh is best known for his
arrangements of Spirituals
the first person to sing a recital consisting entirely of Spirituals was
the first person to use a phonograph to record native american music was
j. walter Fewkes
who proposed to publish american compositions including ragtime, Negro songs, Indian songs, Cowboy songs, and other new and daring expressions?
the publishing company founded by arthur farwell in 1901 was called
the wa wan press
the first black composer to be extensively published was
william grant still
william grant still first heard an orchestra at
the style period of literature and art inNYC during the 1920s and 1930s is called
the harlem renaissance
william grant still wroked as an arranger for
the first symphony by a black american composer to be performed by a major american orchestra was
william grant still's Afro-American symphony
scott joplin's Treemonisha is
the musical structure of Joplin's maple leaf rag is
AABBA (trio) CCDD
this composer thought of musical textures in terms of color
best known as a jazz musician, this composer was working on an opera, Queenie Pie, during his last hours.
Charles Ives' teacher at Yale was
The champion of ive's music was
pianist John Kirkpatrick performed Ives' __________ at Town Hall in 1939. This performance brought Ives' music to the attention of the public
the "Concord" sonata
charles ives recieved the pulitzer prize for
The Third Symphony
who said "Don't pay too much attention to the sounds for if you do, you may miss the music."
what american composer studied with Nadia Boulanger at the american conservatory in france from 1921 to 1924?
who was once described as the dean of modern american composers?
who managed to capture the essence of america in his music?
Virgil Thomson called him "the President of...American Music"
George Gershwin was a longtime student of Nadia Boulanier
the orchestrator of "Rhapsody in Blue" was
Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue" was premiered by
Paul Whiteman and his orchestra
Gershwin only composed "popular" music
false: he was a true musician who composed in many styles
Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess" is best described as an/a