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Music Flashcards--Set #2

These questions focus on composers, their works, and on other important resource information included in the main Music USAD materials.

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Which late 19th/early 20th century composer was known for his "experimental" music?








Name 3 composers from the second New England School of Music.








Who wrote "Jargon" and what type of melodic technique is used in the piece?








Who wrote Concord Sonata?








"Ojos Criollos, Danse cubaine" was written by which composer and in what year?








Who wrote "Open Thy Lattice, Love"?








Who was America's first great female composer and what instrument did she play?








Who wrote "A Deserted Farm"?








Which composer is known for his ragtime music?








What is the track number and date of composition of "Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair?








Which Charles Ives piece appears on the listening CD, what track is it, and when was it composed?








Who composed the "Maple Leaf Rag?"








Which composer wrote an opera called A Guest of Honor?








Who wrote "The Dying Poet," a piece that was popular among silent film musicians?








Who was known as "The March King?"








Who are 2 composers from the first New England School (Singing School Masters)?








Which piece on the listening CD was published as both a solo piano piece and a piano duet?








What were the names of the 2 stage characters that became the basis of minstrel shows?








Who composed "Allegro giocoso" from Two Sketches Based on Indian Themes and what track number is it?








What song, supposedly written by Patrick Gilmore, was originally meant to be a "victory rally" for the end of the Civil War? Also, in which piece featured on the CD does its melody appear?