Flashcards in Reading: The First American Modernist: Ives and Modernism between the Wars Deck (8)
Musical features in "The Rock-strewn Hills Join in the People's Outdoor Meeting" by Ives:
- Several false starts.
- Forceful irregular rhythms.
- Chorus from hymns incorporated.
- Whole tone scale (like Debussy).
First important nationalist composer. Radical idea about music, experimenter with musical materials. Highly dissonant music, use of quarter tones.
Who used quarter tones?
As Debussy occupied a middle ground between Romanticism and modernism, Ravel occupied a place between...
Impressionism and neo-classicism.
How did Ravel differ from Debussy?
More clarity, precision, and instant communication.
Musical exoticism found a modernist voice in ___.
Ravel's Piano Concerto in G was Ravel's tribute to ___.