The melody, Simple Gifts, heard in Appalachian Spring comes from the ________ tradition.
The term that refers to metric shifting between duple and triple in Latin American music is:
Aaron Copland used early American songs in his works.
The third movement, Son, from Homenaje a Federico García Lorca, is based on a traditional dance form.
The orchestration in Revueltas’s Son emulates the sound of:
mexican mariachi bands
Carlos Chávez founded the national orchestra (Orquesta Sinfónica) in Mexico.
The music of Silvestre Revueltas reflects the folk songs of his native:
The rhythm of Revueltas’s Homenaje a Federico García Lorca is characteristic of the Mexican________:
Mestizo dance music
Copland did not cite an American traditional hymn in his ballet Appalachian Spring.
As a young person, William Grant Still was hired to write arrangements for:
Copland collaborated with Martha Graham in his work Appalachian Spring.
Which is NOT a ballet by Aaron Copland?
A guitarrón is a(n):
Revueltas’s music is filled with direct quotations of Mexican folk music.
Which composer arranged Copland’s Appalachian Spring as a quartet for President Barack Obama’s inauguration ceremony?
From which region of Mexico does the mariachi ensemble originate?
The man that Revueltas is honoring in Homenaje was a:
Spanish poet killed by the fascists
William Grant Still’s Afro-American Symphony was the first symphony by an African-American composer to be performed by a major American orchestra.
Copland’s ballet Billy the Kid was composed to be a portrayal of Pennsylvania life.
The insistent bass in the last movement of William Grant Still’s Suite for Violin and Piano resembles which jazz piano style?
Which is NOT a characteristic of mariachi music?
use of quarter tones
The mariachi ensemble originated in Spain.
William Grant Still’s Suite for Violin and Piano has several musical qualities found in the blues.
Billy the Kid, Rodeo, and Appalachian Spring are ballets by:
Revueltas incorporated folkloric rhythms in his music.
Which of these William Grant Still works was in part inspired by the sculpture African Dancer, by Richard Barthe?
Suite for Violin and Piano
Strong feelings of patriotism arose in Mexico after the Revolution in 1910.
An early pioneer of Mexican nationalism was:
The third movement, Son, can be described as rondolike with its sectional form.
Silvestre Revueltas’s music was representative of a movement that drew on the popular culture of contemporary Mexico.
William Grant Still was an important voice for:
the Harlem Renaissance
William Grant Still wrote film and TV music as well as operas and symphonies.
William Grant Still was a representative of the Harlem Renaissance movement.
African-American composer William Grant Still did not write classical music.
Revueltas’s Homenaje is for a chamber orchestra with piano, winds, strings, and percussion.