B. It was a turning point in modern dance. C. It continued the traditions of classical ballet. D. It featured one of the great male dancers of the time.
The earliest practitioners of modernism were artists and writers from:
Impressionism: Sun Rising, the painting that sparked the Impressionist art movement, was created by:
Impressionism was a style of painting that was cultivated principally in:
Which of the following best describes the work of the Impressionist painters?
They attempted to capture the freshness of first impressions
Which of the following painters was NOT associated with the Impressionist school? a. Monet b. Degasc. Renoir d. Goya
Which of the following best describes the effect achieved by Impressionist painting?
luminous, shimmering colors
The French movement in poetry that rebelled against traditional modes of expression is called:
Mallarmé and Verlaine were:
The Symbolist poets were strongly influenced by the works of:
Edgar Allan Poe.
The whole-tone scale used by Impressionist composers derives from:
Impressionism in music is best exemplified by the works of:
Which of the following was NOT characteristic of Impressionist music? A. whole-tone scales B. parallel chords C. ninth chords D. strong accents on the first beat of each measure
strong accents on the first beat of each measure
The Impressionist painters’ interest in color is paralleled by Impressionist composers’ interest in:
Debussy was highly influenced by the sounds of a gamelan from:
The Spanish dance style performed at the World Exhibition of 1889 was:
What nationality was Claude Debussy?
Debussy’s opera Pelléas and Mélisande is based on a Symbolist drama by:
The program of Debussy’s Prelude to “The Afternoon of a Faun” evokes:
a landscape with a mythological creature.
Which of the following was NOT composed by Debussy? A. Clair de lune B. La mer C. Boléro D. Prelude to “The Afternoon of a Faun”
The overall form of Debussy’s Prelude to “The Afternoon of a Faun” is best described as:
What is unusual about the opening of Debussy’s Prelude to “The Afternoon of a Faun”?
It opens with a flute solo in the velvety lower register
Which of the following does NOT characterize the choreography for the Ballets Russes production of Debussy’s Prelude to “The Afternoon of a Faun”? A. It caused a scandal in Paris.
it continued the traditions of classical ballet.