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16 Cards in this Set

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Brandenburg Concerto No. 5, 1st movement
Artist:Johann Sebastian Bach
Era: Baroque
Genre: Concerto Grosso
Form: Ritornello
Tempo: Allegro
Texture:Ritornello = homophony
solos=polyphonic imitative
Le marteau sans maître, 4th movement
Artist: Pierre Boulez
Era:20th century
Ensemble: mixed chamber ensemble: alto voice(not included in the final), alto flute, viola, guitar, vibraphone, xylorimba and various unpitched percussion
texture: pointllistic
tonality: atonal
rhythm: non-metrical
style: integral serialism
genre: cantata
Kyrie from Pange lingua Mass
Era: Renaissance
Artist:Josquin Desprez
Genre: Mass, Movement
Texture:4-part Polyphony, imitative
Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta,
2nd movement, Allegro
Title: Music For Strings, Percussion and Celesta, 2nd movement, Allegro (pg.345)
Artist: Béla Bartôk
Genre: Symphony 
Texture: polyphonic at times but homophonic
Form: Sonata Form
Tempo: Allegro 
Exposition: 0-> 2:24
Development: 2:24 -> 5:10 (imitative polyphony done by plucked piano strings)
Recapitulation 5:10 ->6:32 
coda: 6:32 -> End 
era: 20th century
style: modernism
Nocturne in F# Major, op.15 no.2
Era: Romantic 
Artist: Frédéric Chopin
Genre: Character piece , mood: Nocturne “night piece”
Form: Ternary Form
Ensemble: solo piano 
Language/text: secular/vernacular (polish)
Texture:chromatic harmony 
Performance Practice: Robato (tempo robato: to vary the ‘time’)
Nocturnes, no. 1, Nuages
Claude Debussy - Nocturne Nuages (pg. 318)

Genre: Nocturne , symphonic poem
Form: Ternary Form A-B-A Coda
Ensemble: Orchestra
Theme: Cloud
Metric Ambiguity – freedom from time
Impressionism – Parrellel Chords, Extension Chords, Tritones, Wholescale, Pentatonic Scale
Parallel Harmony
Ocatonic Scale
style: impressionism
Pierrot lunaire, no. 18, “Der Mondfleck”
Era: 20th Century
Artist: Arnold Schoenberg
Genre: Melodrama
Esemble: Chamber Ensemble (soprano, flute/piccolo, clarinet/bass clarinet, violin, viola, cello and piano)
Sprechtimme (‘speech voice’)
Vocal setting is declamatory, syllabic
Atonal (no tonic)
Part of a song cycle
Symphony No.5 in C minor, 1st movement
Era: Classical
 Ludwig van Beethoven 
Language/text: Secular Vernacular 
Tempo: allegro con brio (fast with noise)
 melody with strictly homophonic accompaniment
note: motivic consistency
Primary theme area: C minor (tonic key of work)
Secondary Theme area: 
E flat major (relative major tonic)
-modulatory (no stable key)
Primary theme area: C minor (tonic key of work)
Secondary Theme area: 
C major (parallel major of tonic key) 
coda: C minor
The Rite of Spring, part I, i-iii
Genre: Ballet Score
artist: Igor Stravinsky
Ensemble: Orchestra with dance
Texture: Polyphony – highly dissonant
Form: Block Form
“Complexly Rythmic”
Asymetrical meters
Some passages feature polytonality
Left audience chocked and scandalized from the vulgar, rape suggesting themes
Very irregular, unexpected beats, accents, and synocaptions
Adaptiations of Russian folk melodies
Includes many types of percussion
Poème électronique (excerpt)
Artist: Edgard Varése
genre: electroacoustic music , “musique concrete”
style: modernism
era: 20th century
Lux Aeterna
Artist:Gyorgy Ligeti
genre: film score
Style: sound-mass composition
texture: Micropolyphony
Era: 20th century
ensemble: 16 part accapella
text/language: latin, sacred
Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano, No. 6 (Sonata no. 5)
Artist: John Cage (avant garde)
Genre: piano sonata
Texture: polyphonic
performance practice: prepared piano
era:20th century
Pipa Concerto, iv. Allegro vivace
Artist: Tan Dun

style : minimalism
genre: pipa concerto
tempo: allegro vivace
era: 20th century
style: mixture of western style conventions with traditional Chinese instruments
Music for 18 Musicians
Artist: Steve Reich
genre: classical avant garde
ensemble: entirely acoustic + voices (singing phonemes)
style: classic minimalism
performance practice: phase shift
texture: homophonic
era:20th century
Cantate Domino canticum novum
Artist:Arvo Part 

style: spiritual minimalism
text/language: latin sacred
ensemble: SATB chorus and organ
texture: homophonic
era: 21st century