Flashcards - Opera and Orchestral Music

Flashcards - Opera and Orchestral Music
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symphony
A symphony is an extended musical composition in Western classical music, most often written by composers for orchestra
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conductor
Conducting is the art of directing a musical performance, such as an orchestral or choral concert
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart , baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era
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tenor
Tenor is a type of classical male singing voice whose vocal range is one of the highest of the male voice types
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soprano
A soprano [soˈpraË?no] is a type of classical female singing voice and has the highest vocal range of all voice types
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soprano
A soprano [soˈpraË?no] is a type of classical female singing voice and has the highest vocal range of all voice types
tenor
Tenor is a type of classical male singing voice whose vocal range is one of the highest of the male voice types
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart , baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era
conductor
Conducting is the art of directing a musical performance, such as an orchestral or choral concert
symphony
A symphony is an extended musical composition in Western classical music, most often written by composers for orchestra
leitmotif
A leitmotif or leitmotiv /ËŒlaɪtmoʊˈtiË?f/ is a "short, constantly recurring musical phrase" associated with a particular person, place, or idea
recitative
Recitative is a style of delivery in which a singer is allowed to adopt the rhythms of ordinary speech
Johann Sebastian Bach
Johann Sebastian Bach was a German composer and musician of the Baroque period
Ludwig van Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven was a German composer and pianist
leitmotifs
A leitmotif or leitmotiv /ËŒlaɪtmoʊˈtiË?f/ is a "short, constantly recurring musical phrase" associated with a particular person, place, or idea

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