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Symbolism

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Writings suggestive of images and ideas instead of literally descriptive

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Impressionism

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Capture the first impression of a subject

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Neoclassical movement

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Sought to return to the formal structures of the past

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Expressionism

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Counterpart to Impressionism

Explores new harmonies and extreme registers of instruments

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Second Viennese school

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Schoenberg berg Webern

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Expressionism musical signifiers

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Hyperexpressive harmonies
Wide leaps in the melodie
Instruments in extreme registers

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Impressionism signifiers

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Exotic scales (chromatic, whole tone, pentatonic)
Unresolved dissonance
Parallel chords
Rich orchestral color
Free rhythms
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Prelude to the afternoon of a faun

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Debussy

Symphonic poem

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Stravinsky

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Dissonance
Polyrhythmic
Polytonal

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Schoenberg

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Created the twelve tone method (serial)

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Rite of spring
Dance of the youth and maidens
Game of abduction

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Stravinsky

Ballet
Based on Russia

Big block chords

Scurrying melodies

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Sprechstimme

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Spoken voice

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Klangfarbenmelodie

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Tone colored melody

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Pierrot lunaire no 18 moonfleck

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Schoenberg

Song cycle

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Ethnimusicologists

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Study music in cultural and global contexts

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Concerto for orchestra

Interrupted intermezzo

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Bartok

Orchestral concerto

Shifting meters
Solo woodwinds

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O fortuna from carmine burana

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Off

Secular cantata

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Country band march

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Ives

March for band

Very dissonant

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Appalachian spring

Section 7

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Copland

Ballet

Shaker melody

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Ragtime

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Very syncopated

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Blues

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American form of music based on a simple, repetitive, poetic musical structure

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Maple leaf rag

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Joplin

Piano rag

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New Orleans jazz

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Multiple players improvising on top of each other

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Scat singing

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Singing with just syllables

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Take the a train

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Duke Ellington

Big band jazz

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West side story

Mambo

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Bernstein

Musical theater

Tony and Maria

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aleatoric music

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Chance

Left decisions determining the overall shape of a piece to the performer or chance

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Little black horse

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Crumb

Song from madrigals

Percussion flute and soprano

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Gamelan

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Ensemble of metal percussion instruments

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Erhu

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2 string fiddle

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Tone clusters

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Groups of adjacent notes sounded with the palm, fist, or forearm

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Sonata 5 from sonatas and interludes

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Cage

16 sonatas

For prepared piano

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Wayang

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Shadow puppet theater

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Slendro

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Pentatonic tuning

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Pelog

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Seven note tuning

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Pipa

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4 string plucked lute

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Musique concrete

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Natural sounds recorded on tape as a medium for composition

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Electronicsche musik

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Compositions using electronically generated sounds

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Minimalist music

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Based on a repetitive melody with few changes or variations

Hypnotic

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Neoromanticism

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Lushly harmonic like romanticism

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Cantate domino canticum novum

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Part

Psalm motet

Chant like
For SATB and piano

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Doctor atomic

At the sight of this

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Adams

Opera
Librettist: Peter sellars

Prominent timpani
Dissonant
Syncopated

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