MUS 105 Final Exam Review

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Introduction to Music History Final Exam Review 1

We have covered the following periods of Classical Music in depth:

For the Exam, you will be expected to know the following from each time period:
  • 3 Major Composers
  • 1 Major Composition w/composer
  • 5 Musical Characteristics of the Time Period

You will need to describe in essay form from a selected time period:
  • The History
  • One major composer
  • One major composition
Listening List:

You will need to identify and briefly describe five musical works from the following list:

  • Gregorian Chant
  • Pachelbel Canon in D
  • Bach Toccata and Fugue
  • Mozart Symphony 40
  • Beethoven Symphony 5
  • Mussorgsky Night on Bald Mountain
  • Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture
  • Debussy La Mer
  • Steve Reich Clapping Music
  • Bernstein "West Side Story"
  • John Cage 4'33''
  • Rhapsody in Blue by Gershwin
  • Scott Joplin Maple Leaf Rag
  • Laurie Anderson O Superman

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