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James VanDerZee

Backround – He was born on June 29, 1886 – Lenox, Mass – Susan Elizabeth and John VanDerZee parents – Six brothers and sisters, all very smart, second oldest – Went to Lenox public schools – Pianist and violinist when young – He died May 15, 1983 Family – Parents were a maid and butler…

World History Renaissance, Reformation, and scientific Revolution Chapter 13

World History Renaissance, Reformation, and scientific Revolution Chapter 13 World History Renaissance, Reformation, and scientific Revolution Chapter 13 Johann Gutenberg the inventor of the printing press Patron a financial supporter of the arts Isaac Newton showed that gravity keeps planets in obit Niccolo Machiavelli author of The Prince; wrote a guide for rulers on how…

MUS105

Which best describes absolute music? music without a story or text How do Classical artists differ from their Romantic counterparts? They emphasize clarity and beauty of form. The Classical period in music ranged from approximately: 1750-1825 What was the historical force that had an impact on the Classical era? the American Revolution the French Revolution…

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Feb 27st: Early Renaissance Art

Comparative Analysis of Two versions of The Marriage of Virgin Mary 1: The left one is by Pietro Perugino and the right one Raphael 2: both have high level of asymmetry but the later one brought in more elements to add to the harmonious tension 3: both have the use of vanishing point to create…

Music Appreciation Pt. 7

Composers in the twentieth century drew inspiration from all except: American marching band music The combination of two traditional chords sounding together is known as a polychord Among the unusual playing teechniques that were widely used during the twentieth century is the _____, a rapid slide up or down a scale. glissando Which of the…

AP Euro Timeline

1300 (1285-1314) Philip IV of France. 1328 – Flanders woring-class revolt (1305-1337) Giotto’s paintings mark emergence of artistic renaissance. (1330-1384) John Wyclif (1337-1453) Hundred Year’s War. England Vs. France. (1300-1450) “Little Ice Age” = European economic depression (1347 – 1720) Black Death 1350 1350 – Petrarch begins to develop humanism (1350-1450) Height of the Hanseatic…

Music Appreciation – Exam 2

c. basso continuo The most characteristic feature of baroque music is its use of a. gradual dynamic changes b. monophonic texture c. basso continuo d. simple singable melodies d. violinist Antonio Vivaldi was famous and influential as a virtuoso a. harpsichordist b. opera singer c. lutenist d. violinist b. subject The main theme of a…

General Science Unit 1

Name given by Leeuwenhoek to the microorganism he viewed through his microscope. animalcules machine that separates seeds, hulls and foreign materials from cotton in quantity. cotton gin large generator dynamo scientist engaged in applying scientific principles to the invention or manufacture of machines. engineer Enlargement of material when heated. expansion Device for producing electricity. generator…

William Shakespeare, Sonnets, Renaissance, Reformation Test

What were the five authors we learned about? Edmund Spenser Philip Sidney Sir Walter Raleigh Shakespeare Christopher Marlowe What did Edmund Spenser depend on for his salary? His poetry. He was unlike other poets. He got paid for his poetry and that alone. How many lines are in a sonnet? What is iambic pentameter? 14…

Renaissance Art Perspective

perspective techniques used in art to create a sense of depth and dimension (created by the Greeks and Romans but were lost during the Medieval Times) Perspective called… Aerial Perspective, Linear Perspective Ways to see Aerial Perspective -color of sky goes from light at horizon to dark at the top -figures in foreground are large…

AP Euro Chapter 12

Debate about Women A debate about women’s character and nature that would last for centuries Communes Sworn associations of free men in Italian cities led by merchant guilds that sought political and economic independence from nobles Humanism A program of study designed by Italians that emphasized the critical study of Latin and Greek literature with…

Appreciation of Art

Keltie Ferris demonstrates a contemporary approach by finishing her works with spray paint Joan Mitchell’s Untitled is an example of an oil painting Which artist is considered a leader in the revival of fresco painting in the 1920s and 1930s? Diego Rivera In painting media, the pigment most notably provides Color Opaque watercolor is also…

APUSH Short Answer 3/1/16

1) The Lost Generation: a. Briefly explain ONE social development in the 1920’s that supports the Fitzgerald quote. The stock market boom of the early 1920’s caused many investors to become extremely wealthy. 1) The Lost Generation: b. Briefly explain ONE economic development of the 1920’s that supports the Leuchtenburg argument. The stock market crash…

Transcendentalism/Romanticism/American Renaissance

what is the Transcendentalist Bible/gospel? nature how does one become one with the Oversoul? by studying nature and transcending the world what is the Oversoul? the Universal Being/God; it is everywhere and we return to it at death is death feared by Transcendentalists? no what is the (transcendental) intuitive approach? union of the individual psyche…

Music Chapter 57

False African American composer William Grant Still did not study classical music. Stride The insistent bass in the last movement of William Grant Still’s Suite for Violin and Piano resembles which jazz piano style? Little Rock, Arkansas Where did William Grant Still grow up? Alice Walker Which of the following artists is NOT associated with…

History of Furnishings: French Renaissance

Baluster/Balustrade Baluster: a turned spindled column that supports a railing Balustrade: a continuous railing comprised of Balusters Caquetoire Chair Was used as a conversation chair; Caque translated from French means “to chatter”. Chair favored by both men and women/most characteristic chair of the French Renaissance. Verticality is still emphasized; use of perspective (attempt) in the…

Harlem Renaissance flashcard

Largest concentration of African Americans in the world per capita. NYC. North of 96th st. in Manhattan. Highly urban and only three square miles Harlem rebirth, rediscovery. an exodus of sorts from South to more racially tolerant urban areas in the North Renaissance What divided African Americans within Harlem? Money It turened into the ____…

Dance Apprec Final Exam

Katherine Dunham -classically trained in ballet -Travelled to West Africa& Haiti, movement shaped by these experiences -own dance company -Afro-Caribbean and Modern Dance movement -influenced jazz, “Mother of Black Dance” Alvin Ailey -student of Lester Horton -started own company in 1950s -combines modern, jazz, and world ethnic dance -choreographed Revelations Talley Beatty -member of Katherine…

"High" Italian Renaissance:simplicity, symmetry, order, perspective, depth, naturalism, grace, elegance

naturalism depicts the visible world exactly as objects appear to the human eye abstraction alters the way objects appear in space cimabue v giotto cimabue uses abstraction in the madonna painting whereas giotto uses naturalism ghiberti Gates of Paradise brunelleschi Florence Cathedral botticelli stretched out bodies, really into hair -Birth of Venus(SHELL) -Primavera(venus in the…

Evolution of the Italian Renaissance

Renaissance cultural achievements of the fourteenth through sixteenth centuries. Economic growth laid the basis for this to happen. It was a rebirth of artistic energies Name the 5 major Italian city-states Kingdom of Naples, Papal States, Republic of Venice, Republic of Florence, Duchy of Milan Florence’s Significance this city-state was the first artistic and literary…

The Renaissance, 1500-1650 – chapter 8 HOTEL

Richard Mulcaster greatest, most enthusiastic champion of English vernacular; Headmaster of Merchant Taylor’s School; wrote Elementarie (1582), a treatise on English spelling. called for moderation: compromise between ideal (e.g. phonetic spelling) and practical (e.g. what people so). Pioneer in wanting a dictionary for English (one wasn’t written until 150 years after he proposed the idea)….

World History Renaissance Key People and Vocabulary

rebirth I summarize the Renaissance. William Shakespheare I wrote many comedies,tragedies, and histories in which I examined human emotions. humanism I am a group of ideas about the value of people and their achievements. Marco Polo I traveled the Silk Road to China, wrote about my journeys, which increases trade, and helped spark the Renaissance….

Ch 15 Renaissance in Europe

Which attitude is most typical of Italy during the Renaissance? emphasis on the individual The economic power of the Italian states led to..? their increased political power Of the European population, peasants and townspeople..? made up the largest group The Italian Wars, fought between France and Spain, reached a turning point when..? Spanish forces sacked…

Renaissance & Reformation-Historical Events/Organizations

Babylonian Captivity The years from 1305-1417 when the pope lived in Avignon France as a ‘guest’ of the French king. Concordat of Bologna (1516) Reversed the PRAGMATIC SANCTIONS OF BOURGES (1438) and agrees France will pay tithes to the pope in return for the French kind appointing his own church officials. Council of Blood (1567)…

the Early Renaissance: Donatello

donatello studied roman sculptures, learned perspective from brunelleschi brunelleschi created dome of florence cathedral, used perspective florence capital of humanism and renaissance van eyck created gothic painting, started using oil pant in his paintings patronage support of the arts given by a patron, happened frequently in the city states masaccio first to define and use…

Protest & Black Arts Movement

black arts movement 1960-1975; presents ideals inherited from the harlem renaissance; embraces revolution black nationalism sense of belonging to a community greater than your own; not a closely gov. tied nationalism more of a cultural tie; goal was to show how personal/political are one; reflects african ideals/history values of black nationalism black power, afrocentrism, self…

english 3 Renaissance/ poems

Where and when did the Renaissance begin? Italy; 17th century Meaning of renaissance rebirth what was the renaissance? the awakening of a whole new range of interests of human beings and the world they lived in famous Italian renaissance artists Petrach(created 14 line sonnet) Giotto(painter) Brunelleschi(architecture) Donatello(sculpture) DaVinci Michelangelo Features of Renaissance Art Individualism, balance…

ch 23 (Renaissance Instruments and Instrumental Music)

Buxheim Organ Book *one of the largest sources of Renaissance organ music; written about 1470, it contains 256 mostly anonymous compositions *most are arrangements of sacred and secular vocal music *written in keyboard tablature, a combination of note symbols (for the fast-moving upper part) and pitch letter names (for the lower parts) *for the first…

Renaissance Hall of Fame

Peter Henlein Inventor of the Pocket watch Jean Fouquet Created the Portrait Miniature Masaccio Tana Painted “The Tribute Money” Johannes Gutenberg Created the world’s first printing press and his first book printed was the Bible. Geoffrey Chaucer Famous writer who wrote The Canterbury Tales. Francois Viete This man was a famous mathematician Famous for the…

Music Aesthetics Middle Ages & Renaissance

2 ways to know music from past strong oral traditions notation earliest notated music found in Nippur, Iraq 2,000 B.C. Middle Ages/Dark Ages 900-1450. Decline of the Roman Empire and the rise of the Catholic Church. Start of notated music in monasteries neumes symbols used to notate Gregorian chants Medieval Music Characteristics -monophonic (polyphony did…

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