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T/F the first phrase of avante-garde music in literature was later called modernism
True
T/F Copeland felt that, as an American, he should write music for the common folk
True
T/F Composers abandoned traditional tonality, as in works of Stravinsky, Debussy, and Schumann
False, Schumann did not
T/F Blues notes are taken from African Scales
True
T/F Schoenberg used Russian folk melodies in his music
False, Stravinsky
Which was not a musical trend after WWII
Emotionalism
th style of jazz that uses no improvisation
ragtime
who was the jazz composer
duke ellington
which was part of the sound innovations of the post war era
strings
who was the jazz composer
duke ellington
who was known for improvisation as the "scat woman" and the "1st lady of song"
Ella Fitzgerald
which was part of the sound innovations of the post war era
strings
the use of recorded sounds of life
music concrete
vocal improvisation is called
scat singing
music in which simple melodies/harmonies/motives are repeated many times
minimalism
what decade was known as the jazz age
1920s
early 20th century harmony became...
more dissonant
steven foster wrote?
songs
john philip susso wrote
marches
who wrote music for strings, percussion, and celesta
bartok
the first truly american composer
charles ives
in the early 20th century there was no
compositional norm
the original definition of fusion is a combination of ? and ?
jazz and rock
T/F early european settlers dissaproved music unless it was performed in the church
True
who is not a minimalistic composer
Ives
what was not an element of Bebop music
the electronic keyboard
where did jazz start
new Orleans
when accents are moved slightly ahead of the beat, it is ?
syncopation
the composer of Conga Brava was
Duke Ellington
which piece created sensation in 1958 Brucels World fair
Poeme electronique
T/F European music was rarely performed and supported in America
False
what war did African Americans introduce jazz to Europe
WWII
T/F Copeland was a great avante-garde innovator, and was not interested in writing music for the people
False
who was not a visual artist of the avate garde
michaelangelo
new orleans jazz employed what texture
polyphonic