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Smetena's The Moldau is a musical painting of a river.
The guitar is an example of an aerophone.
Antonin Dvorak was a Finnish nationalist composer who wrote the
much-loved symphonic poem Finlandia.
Antonio Vivaldi became known as "the red priest" because of his
fanatical religious beliefs.
Surviving Medieval music contains very specific instrumental
The Four Seasons,Vivaldi based each concerto on a sonnet.
The art of printing and making gunpowder came to Western europe from
China as a direct result of Marco Polo's Travels.
The lute is a guitar-like instrument of Middle Eastern origin.
The melody of the Star Spangled Banner is best described as conjunct.
Throughout history, women's voices have held a central role in the
performance of Church Music.
Musorgsky's Pictures at an Exibition is an example of:
The composer of Carmina Burana was:
Which of the is NOT a famous Russian Ballet?
Prelude to the Afternoon of the Faun
Fanny Mendelssohn was Felix Mendelssohn's
Why did Bartok name his last composition Concerto for
Because he treated string instruments in a soloistic manner
Because it is based on Vivaldi's Four Seasons
It is really not a concerto at all
Short Answer 1
How is Schoenberg's music Pierrot Lunaire different from
previous musical examples?
Briefly describe program music:
What is the structure of Brahm's How Lovely is thy Dwelling
Short Answer 2
Has your view of does music effect you as person changed
from the beginning of the course?
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1) Analyze and come to some conclusions about how the
Classical Period's view of women is different than our own. Use the text
of the Marriage of Figaro as your source? Do you see any sexist comments
in the text? What are they and what can we learn about their views of
2) Relate a parallel development from another humanities
course you have taken to this one. What are the similarities and
differences between the developments?
3) Nineteenth-century music was linked to
1) dreams and passions, 2) to
profound mediations on life and death, 3) human
destiny, 4) God an nature,
pride in one's country, 5)
desire for freedom. Describe at least one Romantic period
composition for each of the five listed. How does it fit the category?