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Jean Coulthard style

RVWilliams, Bartok, Copland Schoenberg influencers
NeoRomantic lyricism, emotional
popular
nationalism
serialism a little electronic a little
pedagogy piano violin
Officer of the Order of Canada

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Jean Coulthard titles

orch: 4 symph Canada Music, Pines Emily Car, Birds Lansdowne
concerto violin
chamber: SQ, duo piano violin, v,cello
piano: etude, sonata, theme+var
vocal: choral song cycle spring rhapsody
opera: The return of the Native

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The Contented House; Canadian Mosiac general

Coulthard
1974
vancouver
7 songs; lullaby snowy enveing
mam'zelle quebecois
d'sonoqua song
harbour sounds
contented house
billowing fields wheat
happy new year

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Contented House general

f major
free form
changing meters
folk song a la claire fontaine

5

Contented House Intro

serene homorhythmic fnrech horn support
copland influence searching strings

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Contented House Rehersal D

dolce, oboe folk song
flute folk dolce expressivo
climax only mf density icnreases
woodwind trills, timpani roll, crash cymbals

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Contented House Reherseal E

gentle mood
clarinet parallel 6th
triangle
flute folk song

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contened house Reherseal F

pop a pop crescendo
original progression full form
clarients descent, triangle delicate
flute violins folk tune
morendo French horn dies away

9

Harry Somers style

12 tone, canadian influence
serialism, quasidiatonic, neoclassical
Boulez and Messiaen influence
Bartok, Copland nationalisn quotation
no more tonality 1960s
four languages
programmatic
light music - for amatures

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Harry Somers titles

orch: Sketches for orchestra, noth country, picasso suite
opera: Louis Riel, Mario the MAgician, Serinette
vocal: Voiceplay, 5songs for dark voice, 5 songs newfoundland
piano: 5sonatas, strangeness of heart, nothing too serious

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stephen sondheim style

lyrics writer, quality of language - link to character
multi-dimensional characters
didactic theater
complex issues
concept music
leitmotifs
through composed
rich harmony brahms, ravel
master contrapunctal writing

12

Stephen Sondheim titles

musical: Gypsy, Company, A little night music, Follies, Pacific overtures, Sweeny Todd, Into the Woods, passion, Assasins

13

Steve Reich style

Euro and nonWestern
african drumming, Balinese Gamelan
american jazz, hophop, guitarist
minimalist, proces of change phase shift
motoric drive
Pulitzer Prize double sextet

14

Steve Reich titles

elc: come out, its gonna rain, electric guitar phase, different trains
chamber: 18musicians, proverb, city life, six pianos, drumming, clapping
drama: three tales, the cave

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Electric Counterpoint general

1987
guitar
3 move
solo and recorded

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Electric Counterpoint mov 1

44, fast tempo, one sharp E natural minor
minimalist slow changes
relentless tempo momentum
breif syncopated motives, dancelike
sudden contrast modulations 3 flats
layered second, thirs triads
dissonant mild, static harmony

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Electric Counterpoint mov 2

4 sharps, 3/4, 5/8, 4/4 slow
attacca drive
solo upper lines
gentle phrasing
canon voices added density
constant synco

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Electric Counterpoint mov 3

1 sharp, D mixo
3/2 fast tempo
attacca as well
unity to other movements intervals inversions
strummed chords stricking difference
more variety
modulations to 3 flats and back
final; 5 voice texture cresenco mf
9th interval
relentless till the end- Ghanian drumming