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Discussion/Response (EXTRA CREDIT): Impressionism & Nationalism

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    1. Choose one of the pieces from this unit’s listening.
    2. Pick one that stands out to you and briefly (1-2 sentences) explain why this particular piece “caught your ear.”
    3. What are the piece’s unique characteristics? BE SPECIFIC and use your textbook as your reference! This should be the main part of your mini-essay. This is not opinion – these are facts that you have researched.
    4. Cite your sources (Links to an external site.) – including your textbook. Points deducted for not citing references. You may use MLA format. (Links to an external site.)
    5. Response should be one-two paragraphs. Use full sentences, no abbreviations, and check your spelling for full credit.

    After posting your response, comment on TWO students’ responses. You may ask a question or demonstrate further understanding of the topic.

Listening #9


(conducted by: Dudamel)

Pictures at an Exhibition: Baba Yaga & Great Gate of Kiev

Composer: Modest Mussorgsky

(No Listening Guide. Please go here (Links to an external site.) for more info.)

Morning Mood from Peer Gynt Suite No. I (Op. 46)

Composer: Edvard Grieg

Hall of the Mountain King from Peer Gynt Suite No. I, Op. 76

Composer: Edvard Grieg

Listening Guide 27

Javanese gamelan: music and dance (Links to an external site.)Indonesian gamelan

Why am I including this video? What is the connection between Debussy and Indonesian gamelan?

Prelude to ‘The Afternoon of a Faun’ (Links to an external site.)Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun

Composer: Claude Debussy

Listening Guide 32

‘L’apres-midi d’un Faune’ (danced by Nureyev) (Links to an external site.)Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun (Nureyev)

Composer: Claude Debussy

Piece: ‘Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun’

Listening Guide 32

La Mer (Links to an external site.)Debussy: La Mer

Composer: Claude Debussy

(No Listening Guide).

Rite of Spring (Links to an external site.)Rite of Spring by Stravinsky(complete)

Composer: Igor Stravinsky

This piece is infamous for causing a riot at its premiere. What about the music do you think would inspire such an event?

Listening Guide 35.

Joffrey Ballet 1989 Rite of Spring (1 of 3) (Links to an external site.)Stravinsky: Rite of Spring with original choreography

The original Rite of Spring choreography recreated.

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