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Battle Hymn of the Republic

Julia Ward Howe

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soprano, mezzo-soprano, alto

female singing voice

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Ragtime Composers

Scott Joplin, Irving Berlin

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tenor, baritone, bass

male singing voice

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architecture designed with the future needs in mind

functionalism

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Bauhaus School founder, When and Why

Walter Gropius: Founded in the city of Weimar in 1919. Re-imagining the world to reflect the unity of all of the arts...Beautiful yet useful designs meant for everyday use to permeate art through life.

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adagio

particularly slow tempo

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camptown races, Oh! Susanna

stephen foster

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Loch Lomond

Scottish folk song inspired by the Scottish Ioch crossing the highland boundary fault.

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a recurring melody associated with a certain person, place, or event

leitmotif

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the star spangled banner

francis scott key

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expensive looking artwork that is shoddily done

kitsch

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Pablo Casals

Spanish Cellist

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Someone who sponsors a ballet, opera, or symphony

Impresario

Glass forms. Father founded Tiffany and CO. Louis designed interior of Mark Twain House in Hartford, CT.

Louis Tiffany

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This Land is Your Land

Woody Guthrie

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playing musical piece loudly

fortissimo

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pianissimo

playing musical piece very softly

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musical section within a larger work with it's own tempo

movement

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bohemian

lifestyle of artists

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the marseillaise

national anthem of france

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increasing loudness in musical score

crescendo

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one who is interested in viewing the fine arts but not participating

dilettante

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a printmaking process in which lines are incised into the surface of a plate or print form (ex. engraving or etching)

Intaglio

3D protrusions from a flat surface

relief sculpture

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Golden Age of Buddhist art in India

Gupta

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Coast of Piccardy-Known for landscape and costal paintings. 1826

What did Richard Bonington paint and what is he known for?

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Artist. Combined studies of nature with deep personal experience. Painted View on the stour, The Hay Wain, Dedham Vale.

John Constable

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Folk painter. Became distinguished among the Quakers because of his paintings. Painted the Peaceable Kingdom, William Penn's treaty with the indians. Other farm like scenes.

Edward Hicks

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attempt to recreate the style of children's art

Primitivism (grandma moses, AKA Anna Mary Robertson Moese and Henri Rousseau)

farm life in the style of primitivism

(a beautiful world)
grandma moses

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Offshoot of cubism-abstract, bright.
Influenced by Fauvism

Orphism

Co-founder of Orphism movement. Abstract, colorful, geometric. Works were similar to Paul Klee. L'equipe de Cardiff.

Robert
Delauney

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Spanish Artist. Saturn devouring his children, Witches' Sabbath

Francisco De Goya

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Scandelous art. "Man of Sorrows"

James Ensor

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Twittering Machine = watercolor pen and ink oil transfer (bird picture). Expressionism, Cubism, Surrealism.

Paul Klee

The Birth of Venus

Sandro Botticelli

Emanuel Leutze

German-American History Painter: Washington Crossing the Deleware

Alexandros of Antioch sculpted Venus de Milo

scuplture from 120 bc

"Art for Art's Sake" This painting is called Whistler's Mother

James Whistler

tondo

round work of art

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fantasies against a monochromatic background - ornate, with fineness (in roman mural painting)

third style

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depicting subjects as true to their natural appearances

verism

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trompe l'oeil

"trick of the eye" extremely realistic works

gouache

opaque watercolor

Michaelangelo's Pieta

michelangelo

Andy Warhol

Pop Art

highly decorated container for religious relics

reliquary

Also painted The Red Model and The Son of Man. Impressionistic, Surrealistic.

Rene Magritte (the lovers)

Dog Barking at the Moon, Blue II

Joan Miro

painted life in the developing west (cowboys, indians, horses)

Frederic Remington

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traditional japanese painting methods were developed during this time

nara period

japanese hanging scroll, traditional form of painting

kakemono

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this type of painting was characteristic of the fugiwara period (898-1185)

yamato-e

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wood block art, edo period in japan (17-20 centuries)

ukiyo-e

origami

japanese paper folding (cranes and boats)

jeanne hebuterne, woman in a brown dress

amadeo modigliani

Baroque painter who painted 4 negro heads, venus and adonis

peter paul rubens (elevation of the cross)

the milkmaid, girl with a pearl earring

jan vermeer

girl with a water can, sailor boy, girl with jumping rope

Renior, Impressionist

woman with chrysanthemum, absinthe

Degas, Impressionist

developed pointillism (Sunday Afternoon on the Island)

georges seurat

illustrated salome, lysistrata, rape of the lock

aubrey beardsley

gilbert stuart

george washington

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the tragedy of dr faustus

christopher marlowe

solomon r. guggenheim museum

frank lloyd wright (taliesin west)

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thesis, antithesis, synthesis

g.w.f. hegel

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the iliad theme

the glory of war

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the aenied theme

the primacy of fate

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the power of cunning over strength

the odyssey

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othello

tragedy

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twelfth night

comedy

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prospero, ferdinand, miranda, caliban, ariel

the tempest (comedy, fantasy setting)

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fantasy by shakespeare (demetrius, helena, hermia, lysander, oberon, titania)

a midsummer night's dream

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antigone, electra

sophocles

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the faerie queene

edmund spenser

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paradise lost

john milton

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the tower, the winding stair and other poems

wb yeats (irish)

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because I could not stop for death, tis so much joy!, I heard a fly buzz

emily dickinson

the holy trinity, the disrobing of christ

el greco

chiaroscuro

light-dark

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romeo and juliet ballet

sergei prokofiev

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arthur laurents, music- leonard bernstein, lyrics- stephen sondheim

west side story

the phantom of the opera

andrew lloyd webber

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movie (george cukor) based on a musical (alan jay lerner) based on a play (pygmalion by george bernard shaw)

my fair lady

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classical japanese musical drama

noh

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streetcar named desire, glass menagerie, cat on a hot tin roof

tennessee williams

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irving berlin, dorothy fields

annie get your gun

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a room of one's own

virginia woolf

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interview with the vampire

anne rice

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first 5 books of the bible, jewish

torah

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book of islam, muhammed

koran

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place of worship for muslims (islam)

mosque

st pauls cathedral

christopher wren (late 17th century)

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influenced by commercialism

pop art

used canvas and "drip" technique

jackson pollock

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modern art movement began around WW1, going against normal social actions (european, 20th century)

dadaism

candid glimpses, effects of different lights

impressionism (manet)

the last judgment

michelangelo

art, organic, plant and other natural sources, woodcuts, and stylized curved lines

art nouveau

rejection of impressionism, geometric forms, unnatural color

post-impressionism (van gogh)

rembrandt, rubens, vermeer (dramatic, emotion and movement, often religious)

baroque ( adoration of the sheperds- Rubens)

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leaves of grass, song of myself

walt whitman

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death, be not proud

john donne

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proscenium

the ground the actors stood on

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american post-WW2 art movement

abstract expressionism

strong, extreme, unnatural color and distorted forms and shapes

fauvism (self-portrait, matisse)

pointed arch, ribbed vault, flying buttress, stained glass

gothic architecture(notre dame)

upright beams (posts) supporting horizontal beams (lintels)

greek architecture

semi-circular arches, massive quality, thick walls, round arches, sturdy piers, groin vaults, large towers, decorative arcading

roman architecture (Colosseum)

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billy budd

herman melville

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the autobiography of alice b toklas

gertrude stein

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the life of samuel johnson

james boswell

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lysistrata

comedy by aristophanes

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winesburg, ohio

sherwood anderson

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pilgrim's progress

john bunyan

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war and peace, anna karenina

leo tolstoy

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duke ellington

american jazz artist

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king of ragtime, maple leaf rag

scott joplin

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flutes and reed pipes

woodwind

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trumpets, horns, trombone, tuba, cornet

brass instrument

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secular vocal music composition

madrigal

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played by keyboard, produces sound by plucking a string

harphsichord

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bowed string instrument (violin/_____/cello)

viola

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instrumental ensemble (string, brass, woodwind, percussion)

orchestra

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marian anderson

african american contralto

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sounded by being struck or scraped

percussion

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largo

broadly (40-60 bpm)

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allegro

fast, quickly, and bright (120-168 bpm)

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austrian dramatic coloratura soprano noted for her contribution in the renaissance

joan sutherland

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ninth symphony

beethoven (incorporated schiller's ode to joy, size of orchestra increased to play his music, famous user of symphonies)

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the waltz king

strauss (19th century austrain)

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linear succession of musical tones that the listener perceives as a single entity

melody

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contrapuntal compositional technique in two or more voices, built on a subject that is introduced at the beginning in imitation and recurs frequently (bach used often)

fugue

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bach

german, baroque

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german, transition between classical and romantic eras

beethoven

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bela bartok

hungarian, 20th century

well of moses

claus sluter (renaissance)

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the sound of music

rodgers and hammerstein

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nocturne

musical piece suggesting night

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puritans

disliked theater

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history play, tragedy, comedy (shakespeare, christopher marlowe, ben jonson)

elizabethan theatre

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waiting for godot, endgame

samuel beckett

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greek god of wine, celebrations, ecstasy

dionysus/bacchus

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the way of the world

william congreve

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clair de lune

debussy (french composer, impressionist)

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traditional latin worship music in the roman catholic church

gregorian chants

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plainsong

an unharmonized chant (gregorian chant)

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sitar

indian instrument

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