Music Appreciation

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who was a widely loved nationalist opera composer ? Giuseppe verdi
What is NOT a well-known Verdi opera ? Carmen
richard Wagner's first operatic success was a grand opera entitled Rienzi
in addition to composing music, who was an important writer ? wagner
in the ring cycle, who is the father of gods ? Wotan
who was NOT a composer of Italian opera in the late Romantic era ? Georges Bizet
who is NOT an opera by Giacomo Puccini ? Pagliacci
Puccini's what ends tragically ? Madame Butterfly
The two principa centers of nineteenth-century ballet were ? France and Russia
Peter Tchaikovsky was famous for his ? ballets
Tchaikovsky's fanciful ballet about a child's Christmas gift and dreams of exortic people and places is called ? The nutcracker.
What is the movement that, along with post-romanticism, ushered in the twentieth-century ? Impressionism
Who was a dynamic composer and conductor who seved as director of both Vienna Opera and the New York Philharmonic ? Gustav Mahler
Gustav Mahler;s song of the Earth sets text by ? a chinese poet
Impressionism was a style cultivated principally in ? Paris
Impressionism in music is best exemplified by the works of ? Claude debussy
The expressionist movement originated in ? Germany
the melody in twelve-tone music is called ? a tone row
the element that most decisively separated twentieth-century music from that of the past was ? harmony
in what ways did the Non-Western arts infuence twentieth-century western arts ?
- western artists sought the spontaneity of primitive art.
- the abstraction of African sculpture influences Western painters.
- Non-Western rhythms were adopted by Western composers.
The program of Debussy's Prelude to "the Afternoon of the rFaun" evokes a pagan landscape of ? a mythological creature.