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Avant Garde Music: Definition, Style & Artists

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What does avant garde mean?

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1. Of the following, who was an important serial composer?

2. What does musique concrète use for source material?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will point out your insight on the characteristics of avant garde music. The basics of the lesson which you will be reading include defining avant garde and identifying a prominent serial composer.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these helpful devices to:

  • Determine source material for musique concrete
  • Articulate what is meant by minimalism
  • Understand what is referenced by avant garde music

Skills Practiced

Here are a few means of measuring your knowledge of the subject at hand:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the characteristics of avant garde music
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as minimalism and serialism
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding serial composers

Additional Learning

Want to know more about the characteristics of avant garde music? Utilize the lesson called Avant Garde Music: Definition, Style & Artists, which covers the following bullet points:

  • Identify avant garde compositions
  • Recognize aleatoric music
  • Understand a prepared piano
  • Define musique concrete
  • Explicate on the direction of avant garde music
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