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just the follow the instruction that i gave you, and follow the question letterly. question III you chose one of the list and talk about at last 5 things about it thats why it worth 5 point.

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Listening to Life: Western Classical Music – MUS 120 I. Matching (1 points each, 9 points total) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Duration _____ Frequency ____ Amplitude _____ Timbre _____ Syncopation _____ Rhythm _____ Chords _____ Harmonize _____ Melody _____ A. B. C. D. E. F. G. H. I. Sequence of pitches that define a song, the “tune” Relates to pitch, how high or low a tone sounds Sound quality or tone color, often distinguishes instruments and voice qualities Two or more notes (tones) sounded together How loud and soft a tone sounds, related to dynamics in music How long or short a note or tone sounds An accented noted that falls between main beats, on the weak beats Building chords from individual notes of a melody, assembled in a “pleasing” way The organization of sounds in time, composed of beats, the underlying pulse II. Terms – Short ID (explain, define, name a composer for each, for 2 points each). Select 5 to answer. (10 points, total) Impressionism Tin Pan Alley The Cotton Club Harlem Renaissance 1 The March King Minimalism Neo-Romanticism III. Short essay (5 points each). Select a piece of music from this list and name the composer and explain distinctive characteristics about the work: Prelude to “The Afternoon of a Faun” The Rite of Spring Suite for Violin and Piano Porgy and Bess, “Summertime” The Stars and Stripes Forever Appalachian Spring, “Simple Gifts” Oklahoma! West Side Story A Hymn to the Mother of God IV. Historical style periods and major terms (55 points). 1. Discuss musical characteristics of the Baroque Era. (Include types of works composed and developed.) Note the approximate dates of the era, as described by our text/course. Name three composers. Choose one composition and offer a brief description of it. (approx. 200 words, 10 points) 2. Discuss musical characteristics of the Classical Era. (Include types of works composed and developed.) Note the approximate dates of the era, as described by our text/course. Name three composers. Choose one composition and offer a brief description of it. (approx. 200 words, 10 points) 3. Discuss musical characteristics of the Romantic Era. (Include types of works composed and developed.) Note the approximate dates of the era, as described by our text/course. Name three composers. Choose one composition and offer a brief description of it. (approx. 200 words, 10 points) 2 4. Discuss how music of the Twentieth century varies, noting several types of works and their characteristics. Name three composers. Choose one composition and offer a brief description of it. (approx. 200 words, 10 points) 5. Explain the characteristics of an opera. Choose one composer and his/her opera (you discovered in our course), and briefly describe it. (approx. 150 words, 5 points) 6. Explain the characteristics of a symphony. Choose one composer and his symphony (you discovered in our course) and briefly describe it. (approx. 150 words, 5 points). 7. Select a piece of American music (you discovered in our course) and briefly describe it. (approx. 150 words, 5 points). V. Extra credit. (5 points potential, total) Select a historical time period you enjoyed reviewing and discovering, and explain it. . . what was going in society, history, art, religion, music, etc. at that time. (approx. 150 words, 5 points). 3 ...
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Running head: HISTORY OF MUSICAL EVOLUTION

History of Musical Evolution
Affiliate Institution
Student’s Name
Date

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HISTORY OF MUSICAL EVOLUTION

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Matching

1. Duration _____How long or short a note or tone sounds
2. Frequency ____ Relates to pitch, how high or low a tone sounds
3. Amplitude _____ How loud and soft a tone sounds, related to dynamics in music
4. Timbre _____ Sound quality or tone color, often distinguishes instruments and voice qualities
5. Syncopation _____ An accented noted that falls between main beats, on the weak beats
6. Rhythm _____ The organization of sounds in time, composed of beats, the underlying pulse
7. Chords _____ Two or more notes (tones) sounded together
8. Harmonize _____ Building chords from individual notes of a melody, assembled in a
“pleasing” way
9. Melody ____Sequence of pitches that define a song, the “tune”
Terms
1. Impressionism
It is a movement between different western composers that used to compose classical music in
the 19th and 20th centuries. The music focused on carrying the temperament and feelings of
people through arousing by the theme rather than a comprehensive quality picture. The unique
style of the Impression is the use of timbre to define the color of music. The composer where
Claude Debussy and Maurice Ravel.
2. Tin Pan Alley
It is a collection of many music publishers and songwriter that used to stay in New York City.
The composers were the most famous in the music industry in the late 19th and 20th century. Tin
Pan Alley was inspired by many tunes and different lyric styles that later birthed to new music
styles. Bob Geddins wrote the original version of Tin Pan Alley.

HISTORY OF MUSICAL EVOLUTION

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3. The March King
The March is a musical genre that was used by the military bands for matching and as part of the
motivation. The music had a strong rhythmic pattern that was always regular. John Philip Sousa
first wrote the genre in the 19th century.
4. Minimalism
Minimalism is the art of music that uses minimal musical material to express emotions. It is the
school of modern music that consists of rhythms, patterns and categorized by the prolonged
repetition of figures. Moreover, it was created by composers such as Steve Reich, Philip Glass,
Terry Riley, and La Monte Young.
5. Neo-Romanticism
Neo-romanticism is a piece of music that was associated with the expression of emotions. It
started in the time when western classical music began in the 19th century. The music consisted
of composers such as Wolfgang Rihm and George Rochberg.
Essay
Prelude to “The Afternoon of a Faun”
Claude Debussy composed prelude to "The Afternoon of a Faun" in the 19th century. The
piece was first performed in 1894 in Paris and was conducted by Gustave Doret. Therefore, the
purpose of this study is to explain the characteristic of the piece called Prelude to "The
Afternoon of a Faun."
Notably, the piece has different characteristics that distinguish and make it unique. The
piece always begins with a flute that opens up before the rest of the orchestra joins in. Moreover,
the flute is always given most of the part of the solo throughout. Its melody usually changes
through descending in half-steps form C-sharp to G natural and ascends back to C- sharp. As a

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