Music 2 | english homework help
Describe “Impressionism” as an artistic and musical style.
~Mention musical examples and composers that you select on which to base your ideas.
2. Refer to Chapter 49 – Listening Guide 41:
-After listening to Debussy’s Prelude to “The Afternoon of a Faun” (Prelude a “L’apres-midi d’un faune”) identify what best describes its rhythm/meter, expression, and performing forces.
3. List and describe five (5) musical elements innovative and characteristic of:
Early 20th Century music ~ Modernism
Refer to Chapter 52 – Listening Guide 44:
-After listening to Schoenberg’s Pierrot lunaire, Part III, No.18, identify what best describes its melody, rhythm/meter, and harmony.
• What do you consider “Expressionistic” about Alban Berg’s opera Wozzeck?
• What musical elements did Stravinsky use in the Rite of Spring to produce such a shocking reaction from some people in the audience?