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 painting?
They attempted to capture the freshness of first impressions
Which of the following best describes the effect achieved by Impressionist painting?
Luminous, shimmering colors
The French movement in poetry that revolted against traditional modes of expression is called:
Mallarme and Verlaine were:
Symbolism in music is best exemplified by the works of:
What nationality was Claude Debussy?
The program of Debussy’s prelude to “The Afternoon of a Faun” evokes:
a landscape with a mythological creature
The overall form of Debussy’s prelude to “The Afternoon of a Faun” is best described as:
Which of the following does NOT characterize the choreography for the Ballets Russes production of Debussy’s Prelude to “The afternoon of a Faun”?
It continued the traditions of classical ballet
Impressionist artist abandoned the grandnoise subjects of Romanticism.
Impressionist takes its name from a painting by Claude Monet.
Impressionist painters slowly recreated an idealized impression of an object with perfect lighting.
The symbolist movement began in England.
Symbolist composers felt, even more strongly than their predecessors, the need to resolve all chords back to the tonic.
Debussy’s music reflects a strong adherence to traditional forms and scales of Western music.
Debussy’s Prelude to “The Afternoon of a Faun” was inspired by a poem by Maurice Maeterlinck.