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Created Dec 11, 2012
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1
The most famous riot in music history occured in Paris in 1913 at the first performance of 
 
Igor Stravinsky's The rite of Spring
2
All of the following composers worked in the Early Years of the Twentieth Century Except 
 
Hector Berlioz
3
In the twentieth- century music
1. String players are sometimes called on to use the...
 
All answers are correct
4
The absence of key or tonality in a musical composition is know as
1. Polytonality 
 
Atonality 
5
The first significant atonal pieces were composed around 1908 by 
1. Igor Stravinsky. 
 
Arnold Schoenberg
6
Impressionist painting and symbolist poetry as artistic movements originated in 
1....
 
France
7
The most important impressionist composer was 
1. Richard Wagner 
2 Bela...
 
Claude Debussy
8
The term impressionist derived from a critic's derogatory reaction to impression: Sunrise,...
 
Claude Monet
9
The impressionist painters were particularly obsessed with portraying 
1. Water
 
Water
10
Debussy's music tends to 
1. Sound Free and almost improvisational 
 
Sound free and almost improvisational 
11
In order to " drown the sense of tonality," Debussy
1. Turned to the medieval...
 
All answers are correct
12
Rave's Borefo orgiginated as 
1 piano
2 ballet
3 entrance
4...
 
Ballet
13
Neoclassical compostins are characterized by 
1. Forms and stylistic features of...
 
Forms and stylistic features of earlier periods. 
14
Neoclassicism was a reaction against 
1 Romanticism and impression
2. Humanism
 
Romanticism and impressionism 
15
The painter who designed the sets for stravinsky's pulcinella, and who went through a pharase...
 
Edvard Munch 
16
The famous riot in 1913 was caused by the first performance of stravinsky's ballet 
 
The Rite of Spring
17
Which of the following ballets is not from stravinsky's russian period? 
1 The...
 
Pulcinella 
18
The twentieth- century artistic movement that stressed intense, subjective emotion was calledf
 
expressionism. 
19
Expressionism as an artistic movement was largely centered in 
1. The untied states 
 
Germany and Austria 
20
Expressionist Painters, writers, and composers used ___ to assualt and shock their audience 
 
Deliberate distortions 
21
Expressionist  composers 
1. Contributed many patriotic songs to the war effort. 
 
Avoided tonality and traditional chord progressions. 
22
Alban Berg and Anton Webern were Arnold Schoenberg's 
1. Teachers 
2...
 
Students
23
An errily expressive kind of declamation midway between song and speech, introduced durign...
 
Sprechstimme
24
The text of A survivor from Warsaw 
1 Was written by schoenberg 
2. Is...
 
All answers are correct 
25

Shostakovich, Prokofiev and other leading Soviet composers 
1 All enjoyed...

 
Werre periodically accused of following " the cult
26
After graduating from Yale, Charles Ives 
1. Went into the insurance business 
 
went into the insurance business
27
Charles Ive's music contains elements of 
1 Revival hymns and ragtime. 
 
all answers are correct
28
Putnam's camp, redding, connecticut, is a child's impression of 
1 a summer...
 
A fourth of july picnic 
29
George Gershwin grew up in 
1New york, new york
2 Charleston, South Carolina
 
New York, New York 
30
George Gerswin usually collaborated with the lyricist 
1 Jerome Kern 
2...
 
Ira gershwin 
31
Porgy and Bess is an 
1. Broadway musical
2 Popular song. 
3 Rhapsody...
 
Opera
32
Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue Opens with 
1. a solo flute
2. The full orchestra
 
a solo clarinet
33
Aaron Copland was born in 
1. Brooklyn, New York
2 The Appalachian MOuntains 
 
Brooklyn, New York 
34
Aaron Copland
s name has become synonymous with American musci because of his use of 
 
All answers are correct. 
35
Which of the following works was not composed by Aaron Copland? 
1 Appalachian Spring 
 
An american in paris 
36
Appalachian Spring originated as 
1 program symphony. 
2 song cycle
 
ballet score
37
Copland depicted " scenes of daily activity for the Bride and her Farmer- husband: in...
 
Five variations on the shaker melody simple gifts. 
38
Alberto Ginastera, one of the most prominent Latin- American composers of the 20th century,...
 
Argentina
39
One of Ginastera's Early works, Estancia Suite, is 
1 A twelve tone composition...
 
Nationistic and uses argentinian folk material, including popular dances 
40
Twelve- tone compostional techniques used to organize rhythm, dynammic, tone color and other...
 
Seralism 
41
In chance, or aleatory music the composer 
1 takes chance on which performers will...
 
chooses pitches, tone colors, and rhythms by random method
42
An example of aleatoric music 
1 Arnold schoenberg's gurrelieder for orchestra.
 
John Cage's Imaginary Landscape no. 4 for twelve radios 
43
Minimalist music is characterized by 
1 the development of musical material through...
 
A stead pulse, clear tonality, and insistent repetition of short melodic patterns j
44
Intervals smaller than the half step are called
1 Quartertones
2 Tone clusters 
 
Microtones
45
Around 1940, John Cage invented the prepared piano, a 
1 electronic keyboard capabel...
 
Grand piano whose sound is altered by objects. 
46
Piazzolla Grew up in New York City but was born in 
1. Argentina 
2 Brazil
 
Argentina 
47
Phillip Glass's Einstein on the beach is an example of _____ music 
1. Electronic 
 
Minimalist
48
Ellen Taffee Zwilich's Concerto Grosso 1985 is an example of 
1 total serialism. 
 
quotation music 
49
John adam's Short ride in  a fast machine is scored for a 
1 prepared piano
 
large symphonic orchestra and two synthesizers
50
Ellen Taafe Zwilich is a 
1 Pulizter prize - winning american composer. 
 
pulizter prize- winning American composer

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