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16 Cards in this Set

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What is Mozart's style in the Magic Flute?
Marvel of simplicity: the orchestration is light, the melodies have little adornment, and exotic beauty permeates them.
Who is the composer of Die Zauberflote?
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
"at 3:17, the strong dissonance on the word "Nacht" is resolved" what is Nacht in English?
Who is Papageno?
a clownish character who was caught trying to escape from a temple
Who is Pamina?
a princess who tried to escape from a temple with Papageno.
Who wrote The Magic Flute's libretto?
impresario Emanuel Schikaneder (1751-1812)
The Magie Flute is a work of such ___ and ____.

a. bore and lame
b. techno and future
c. primitive and age
d. richness and beauty
richness, beauty
What does excerpt begin with in second act finale?
reunion of Tamino with Pamina, who is allowed to join Tamino in the trial and herself become an initiate in SArastro's order.
During one episode of second act finale, Mozart modifies the ____
didactic tone
What is a rhythm?
temporal organization of sounds and silences.
List the tempos from slow to fast
Largo-> Larghetto-> Adagio-> Andante->Allegro->Presto
What is the difference between accelerando and ritardando?
accelerando indicates that the music should gradually gain speed and ritardando indicates a gradual slowing of the tempo
identify the function of each scales (degree1-7)
1. Tonic 2. Supertonic 3. Mediant 4. Subdominant 5. dominant 6. Submediant 7. Leading tone
What is the most prominent scale used in Western music?
Major scale
Define major scale
a diatonic scale that has half steps (semitones) between the third and fourth tones and between the seventh and eight tones and whole steps between the other adjacent tones.
Define Minor scale
diatonic and that the distance between the first and third notes is three semitones