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Lecture 16

Lecture 16 - Styles of Music

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MUS 1302
Jerry M.Cain

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PROGRAM MUSICinstrumental music associated with a story poem idea scene or anything extramusicalThe extramusical association is usually specified by a descriptive title and perhaps byexplanatory notes provided to the audience at performances ExamplesBerlioz Symphonie fantastique pisode de la vie dun artiste 5movement symphony Liszt Faust Symphony three movement symphony Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition suite of ten piano pieces with individual titles Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet Overture concert overtureRimskyKorsakov Scheherazade 4movement symphony ABSOLUTE MUSICinstrumental music that is NOT intended to portray a more or less specific message orimagery ie music that is not programmaticusually has a generic title provides only genre and key ExamplesMozart Piano Concerto No 17 in G major Schubert The Octet in F D 803 string quartet plus double bass clarinet horn bassoon Brahms Symphony No 3 in F major op 90 GENRES THAT ARE ALWAYS PROGAM MUSIC CONCERT OVERTUREonemovement work in SONATA FORM for orchestra with a descriptive titlenearly always has overture in the title
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