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Flute
[Fr.] Flûte
[Ger.] Flöte
[It.] Flauto
rondo form
A-B-A. Also A-B-A-B-A, or A-B-A-C-A, etc
The Five
Balakirev, Borodin, Cui, Musorgsky, Rimsky-Korsokov. 1)Music of russian people, religious & folk, should be used as basis for art music 2) western counterpoint may be ignored 3) realism advocated 4)Romanticism favored, Classicism rejected
1833-1897
Brahms
English Horn
[Fr.] Cor anglais
[It.] Corno inglese
[Ger.] Englischhorn
baryton
french name for baritone horn
horn
[Fr.] Cor
[It.] Corno
[Ger.] Ventilhorn
1756-1791
Mozart
opera buffa
Italian version of full-length comic opera with large cast, basso buffo, pair of lovers etc.
Sonata-rondo form
7 part Sonata form with a rondo used for exposition and recapitulation. ie ABACABA
program music
Compositions with extra-musical content that directs the attention of the listener to a literary or pictoral association.
'lE-d&r
Lieder
tone poem
Also known as symphonic poem. A one-movement orchestral genre that develops a poetic idea, suggests a scene, or creates a mood. The symphonic poem is generally associated with the Romantic era.
Sonata-allegro form
ABA The form generally used for the opening movement of the Classical sonata. It consists of an EXPOSITION, in which thematic material is presented for the first time, generally in two theme groups,the first one fast and the second slow, followed by the DEVELOPMENT, in which the thematic material presented in the exposition is developed, rearranged, transposed, and transformed, followed finally by the RECAPITULATION, in which the thematic material is presented once again in its original form, usually followed by a short closing theme.
Cecilian Movement
movement to a more simple style of church music incorporating chant and a cappella singing.
1813-1901
Verdi
absolute music
Music that has no literary, dramatic, or pictorial program; also, pure music; music expressively self-sufficient and intelligible without the aid of a text or a program.
'mOt-"särt
Mozart
opéra comique
French comic opera that is not necessarily sung throughout. The early opéra comique had spoken dialogue interspersed with songs, and was mainly comic, the later ones (those written around the late 19th century) usually had continuous music, and was not necessarily humorous (for example, Bizet's Carmen).
"pa-s&-'kal-y&
passacaglia
Leitmotif
A recurring motif in a composition (usually an opera) which represents a specific person, idea, or emotion. This term was first applied to the operas of Richard Wagner.
'ri-[th]&m
rhythm
opéra bouffe
A comic, often farcical opera. French version of italian opera buffa.
ä-k&-'pe-l&
a cappella
Gesamtkunstwerke
Philosopher Herder's idea of a german national opera with opera as a unified theatrical experience in which all of the arts merged.
'hI-d&n
Haydn
Treatise on Violin Playing
Written by Leopold Mozart appeared in Augsburg in 1756.
1813-1883
Wagner
opera seria
Italian opera of the 18th and 19th centuries that was either heroic or tragic.
(d&-)'vor-"zhäk
Dvorák
Idée fixe
A term referring to a recurring theme that appears in many movements of the same composition.
'bA-"tO-v&n
Beethoven
Gradus ad Parnassum
(Steps to Parnassus: 3 vols 1817-1826) A collection of 100 keyboard pieces that is a compendium of Clementi's work covering approx 45 yrs.
&-"pä-j&-'tur-&
appoggiatura
La Musique en Russie
First comprehensive book on russina music, written by Cui and published in Paris in 1880
1776
American Revolution
The Art-Work of the Future
1849 Treatise by Wagner in which he called for Gesamtkunstwerke, ie opera as the synthesis of all arts.
1770-1827
Beethoven
Treatise on Orchestration
Written by Berlioz and 1st published in 1843. It is a historical document on instrumental practice in the time of Berlioz, and also provides a commentary on Berlioz's own use of the orchestra.
'shü-"män
Schumann
1789
The French Revolution
1815
The defeat of Napolean at Waterloo
'list
Liszt