Petrushka: Music & Analysis


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Which one of the following is sometimes referred to as 'the devil in music'?

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1. The polyrhythms found in Petrushka are meant to represent which one of the following in the ballet?

2. What is a Petrushka chord?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In our quiz and worksheet, you're going to be assessed on concepts such as Petrushka's author, the Petrushka chords, and the audience of Petrushka.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet's target is to ask you about:

  • The writer of Petrushka
  • Features of Petrushka
  • Examples of Petrushka chords
  • The octatonic scale
  • Petrushka's audience

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the music in Petrushka
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as the Petrushka chords and octatonic scale
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding components of Petrushka and interpret them correctly

Additional Learning

Read our associated lesson, Petrushka: Music & Analysis, to expand your horizon on the ballet. With this lesson, you'll be exposed to information about:

  • When the ballet was first performed
  • The story of Petrushka
  • Musical terms such as polyrhythm, tonality, and polychord