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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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#1

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

#2

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

#3

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

#4

Who wrote Concord Sonata?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#5

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

#6

Who wrote "Open Thy Lattice, Love"?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#7

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

#8

Who wrote "A Deserted Farm"?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#9

Which composer is known for his ragtime music?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#10

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

#11

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

#12

Who composed the "Maple Leaf Rag?"

 

 

 

 

 

 

#13

Which composer wrote an opera called A Guest of Honor?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#14

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

#15

Who was known as "The March King?"

 

 

 

 

 

 

#16

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

#17

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

#18

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

#19

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

#20

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?