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What is the meaning of atonal?
Music with no key
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Three composers from Expressionist music
Schoenberg, berg and weburn
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What is disjunct melody?
Melody with leaps
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what period does Expressionist music belong to?
1874-1951
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4 key features of Expressionist music?
Atonal music, full pitch range, use of chromatic scale and disjunct melody
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What type of orchestra was used in Expressionist music?
Large orchestra
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What is the meaning of ppp?
Pianississimo, very very quiet
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What is the meaning of fff?
Fortississimo, very very loud
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Three composers from the Musical period?
Andrew Lloyd Webber, Stravinsky and Bernstein
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5 key features of Musicals
Words are sung rather than spoken, acted scenes, sung by actors, popular style and popular in the 19th century
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What were musicals influenced by?
Jazz
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Three sections of the orchestra used in Musicals
Brass, percussion and woodwind
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Three Musicals
Oliver, West side story and Hairspray
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In the what century were musicals most popular?
19th century
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Three composers from Minimalism music
Philip Glass, John Adams and Steve Reich
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4 key features of Minimalist music
Drones, ostinato, layering and static harmony
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What is the meaning of a ostinato?
Repeated pattern
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What is the meaning of a drone?
continuous long note
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What is augmentation?
Doubling the duration of a note
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What is diminution?
Halving the duration of a note
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