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The early twentieth-century style that sought to revive certain principles and forms of earlier music
Which of the following composers would NOT have been emulated during the neo-Classical era?
Which of the following genres was NOT favored by the neo-Classicists of the early twentieth century?
the symphonic poem
How did twentieth-century nationalism differ from its nineteenth-century counterpart?
it approached music more scientifically
The comparative study of musics of the world is called:
Which of the following was a critical new technology that aided the study of folk music in the early twentieth century?
Which of the following English composers is viewed as one of the foremost twentieth-century opera composers?
Prokofiev and Shostakovich were prominent composers from:
the Soviet Union
Which Hungarian composer combined native folk music characteristics with main currents of European music?
Béla Bartók traveled around Hungary collecting peasant songs with the composer:
Bartók immigrated to ________ during World War II and remained there for the last few years of his life.
New York City
Bartók found that eastern European folk music was based on:
ancient modes, unfamiliar scales, and non symmetrical rhythms (all of the above)
Bartók’s compositions show the influence of eastern European folk music in
new concepts of melody, harmony, and rhythm
The model for Bartók’s melodies can be found in
Hungarian folk songs
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of Bartók’s music?
Bartók’s use of rhythm was:
One of Bartók’s most popular works is his Music for Strings, Percussion, and:
Why did Bartók name his last work Concerto for Orchestra?
because he treated single instruments in a soloistic manner
Which of the following does NOT characterize the Interrupted Intermezzo from Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra?
unchanging metric patterns
The “interruption” section in Bartók’s Interrupted Intermezzo represents:
Which of the following American composers was NOT greatly influenced by the philosophy of the Far
Which innovative composer first explored tone clusters at the piano?
Which of the following composers combined Asian instruments with traditional Western ensembles and experimented with exotic scales?
Which innovative composer constructed a scale of forty-three microtones to the octave and built instruments with this tuning?
Harry Partch experimented with a ________ tuning system
Which of the following musical concepts is NOT associated with John Cage?
Which of the following works by John Cage has no musical content and can be performed by anyone on any instrument?
Which of the following composers invented the prepared piano?
John Cage’s Sonatas and Interludes evoke the sounds of the:
John Cage’s Sonatas and Interludes is a work for:
Which of the following does NOT characterize John Cage’s Sonatas and Interludes?
Sonata V, from John Cage’s Sonatas and Interludes, is in ________ form.
Which of the following does NOT characterize the music of George Crumb?
Which of the following was NOT composed by George Crumb?
The music of George Crumb includes many settings of the poetry of:
Federico García Lorca
Crumb’s Caballito negro is included in a book of:
The performing forces of Crumb’s Caballito negro include all of the following EXCEPT:
The ensemble known as the gamelan comes from:
Gamelan instruments are made of:
Composers influenced by gamelan music include:
Cage, Cowell, and Harrison (all of the above)
Which of the following is considered America’s unique contribution to theater?
Which of the following composers did NOT write operettas?
Victor Herbert revamped operetta to suit American tastes with works such as:
Babes in Toyland
Which of the following American composers did NOT write musicals?
Which of the following musicals was NOT a collaboration by Rodgers and Hammerstein?
The Phantom of the Opera
Which of the following is an established, living American composer of musicals?
Which of the following is a musical by the British composer Andrew Lloyd Webber?
The Phantom of the Opera
Which of the following is an example of a rock musical?
Which of the following operas was the inspiration for Jonathan Larson’s rock opera Rent?
Bernstein rose to prominence as:
a conductor, a pianist, and a composer (all of the above)
Leonard Bernstein was the first American-born conductor to be appointed director of the
New York Philharmonic
Which of the following was NOT composed by Leonard Bernstein?
An American in Paris
West Side Story is a modern-day musical retelling of Shakespeare’s:
Romeo and Juliet
Which of the following wrote the lyrics for West Side Story?
Bernstein’s West Side Story updates the feud of the Capulets and the Montagues to a feud between:
the Jets and the Sharks
Which of the following is NOT true of Bernstein’s West Side Story?
it has a happy ending
What are the ethnic origins of the mambo?
Which musical was the first to be based on a tragedy?
West Side Story
What is process music?
music that changes gradually
Which of the following composers is NOT a minimalist?
The process whereby several copies of a recorded musical idea are looped but at different speeds is called:
Which of the following was an influence on the music of Steve Reich?
Ewe drumming, gamelan music, and Judaism (all of the above)
Which of the following is NOT a composition by Steve Reich?
Sonatas and Interludes
Steve Reich was influenced by polyrhythms of:
Steve Reich eventually embraced a more developed process-influenced style called:
Electric Counterpoint features the:
How many movements are in Electric Counterpoint?
Which of the following does NOT characterize Electric Counterpoint?
Electric Counterpoint is intended for a live performer and ________ prerecorded tracks.
The melody drums of a royal drum ensemble from Uganda are tuned to a ________ scale