Flashcards in Test 3 Deck (35):
Time frame of the Romanitc Period
This pianist/composer is known for his Nocturnes, which are compositions inspired by the night
This pianist/composer inspired hysterical reactions in his fans similar to modern reactions to the Beatles and Justin Bieber
overture to a midsummer night's dream
the ring cycle
nocturne op. 9 no. 2
Liebestraum no. 3 (love dream)
clair de lune
This composer is said to have composed the first psychedelic symphony while under the influence of opium
The desire of a composer to express their country’s culture through their music is called
This composer founded the Leipzig Conservatory in 1843
This composer used leitmotifs to represent certain characters or themes in his large scale music dramas
This French composer was admitted to the Paris Conservatoire at age 23 and won the Prix de Rome at age 26
Characteristics associated with the Romantic Period
Appreciation for nature, passion, and heroism
romantic period time period
Baroque period time period
Renaissance period time period
Classical period time period
modern period time period
unaccented floating feel, use of exotic scales
very dissonant, intense emotions
grew out of expressionism, a way of organizing the 12 notes, atonal, making all notes equal
mixes impressionism and expressionism with baroque and classical forms
return to tonality and dramatic expression
based on repetition of simple motifs
This composer is famous for the ballet The Rite of Spring, which almost created a riot at its premier.
This German composer is known for his tone poems such as Don Juan and Ein Heldenlaben.
This composer’s Symphony No. 5 was written as both a response to the communist Russian government and as an expression of the people’s suffering under its oppression.
This Hungarian composer was one of the founders of ethnomusicology.
This composer wrote works that captured the sound of the American west.
This American composer received the Pulitzer Prize twice and the Rome Prize for his compositions.
This composer is known for his compositions for prepared piano and for his composition 4’33”, which challenged conceptions of what constitutes music.
This avant-garde composer used a war game as the inspiration for his game piece Cobra, which is based on a system of rules that performers are to follow.