Term that avoids explicit statement, and emphasizes suggestion and atmosphere.

a. impressionism

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b. primitivism

c. expressivism

a. impressionism

Term that is inspired by early works of art and by ‘raw’ or unsophisticated cultures.

a. impressionism

b. primitivism

c. expressivism

b. primitivism

Primitivism contains concepts of all except:

a. “savage” rhythms

b. syncopation

c. dissonance

d. narrow melodies

b. syncopation

Highly emotional style i art that sought to express disturbed states of mind

a. impressionism

b. primitivism

c. expressivism

c. expressivism

“drug music” would fit the catagory of:

a. impressionism

b. primitivism

c. expressivism

c. expressivism

— used his russian heritage for melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic inspiration

a. Arnold Shoenberg

b. Anton Webern

c. Milton Babett

d. Igor Stravinsky

d. Igor Stravinsky

Igor Stravinsky wrote all but one the following:

a. The Rite of Spring

b. The Freebird

c. The Nutcracker

d. Petruska

c. The Nutcracker

Which ballet caused riots in Paris, France.

a. The Rite of Spring

b. The Freebird

c. The Nutcracker

d. Petruska

a. The Rite of Spring

Melody was less important in 20th century compositions

a. True

b. False

a. True

Orchestras were larger in 20th century music.

a. True

b. False

b. False

Combinations of unlike timbres were common in 20th century orchestral music (ex. flute, cello, and piano)

a. True

b. False

a. True

Composer that follow impressionism, abandoned tonality, and used “sprechstimme”

a. Arnold Schoenberg

b. Anton Weber

c. Milton Babitt

d. Igor Stravinsky

a. Arnold Schoenberg

A speech type of singing where note lengths, dynamic levels, and pitches are simply implied:

a. serialism

b. sprechstimme

c. aleatory music

d. 12-tone-row

b. sprechstimme

Term where all notes in the chromatic scale are to be used before one is repeated.

a. serialism

b. sprechstimme

c. aleatory music

d. 12-tone-row

d. 12-tone-row

Term where timbres, registers, rhythms, durations, dynamic levels were organized in ‘rows’

a. serialism

b. sprechstimme

c. aleatory music

d. 12-tone-row

a. serialism

retrograde is to be played

a. mirror-image (upside down)

b. backwards

c. backwards and mirror image

b. backwards

Anton Webern, Charles Ives, Henry Cowell, and Milton Babbitt were all:

a. impressionist

b. primitivist

c. experimentalist

d. expressionist

c. experimentalist

Student of Shoenberg:

a. Anton Webern

b. Charles Ives

c. Henry Cowell

d. Milton Babbitt

a. Anton Webern

Used quarter tones and polytonality

a. Anton Webern

b. Charles Ives

c. Henry Cowell

d. Milton Babbitt

b. Charles Ives

Used tone clusters:

a. Anton Webern

b. Charles Ives

c. Henry Cowell

d. Milton Babbitt

c. Henry Cowell

Used electronic synthesizers and tape recorders with serialism:

a. Anton Webern

b. Charles Ives

c. Henry Cowell

d. Milton Babbitt

d. Milton Babbitt

— left up to chance, very  indeterminate, and was a reaction to the control of strict orders of music

a. serialism

b. sprechstimme

c. aleatory music

d. 12-tone-row

c. aleatory music

— experimented with unique and unconventional instruments, and also invented the “prepared” piano

a. Igor Strativsky

b. Robert Shoenberg

c. Anton Weber

d. Jone Cage

d. Jone Cage

Other experimentalist included: Sergei Prokfiev, Aaron Copeland, Samuel Barber, Leonard Bernstein, Eric Whitaker

a. True

b. False

b. False