Gr. 12 Expectations for Listening Test

Gr. 12 Expectations for Listening Test - Thursday, June 9

 

For each piece played (in random order) students will be expected to name the following:

1.  Name of piece or aria (correct spelling).

2. Name of composer (full name).

3. Name of opera IF piece is part of an opera.

4. Name the genre WITH general dates (Eg. Impressionism - early 20th C, Serialism - 1945 onward, Indeterminancy - 1960s, etc.)

 

 

IMPRESSIONISM

Maurice Ravel - Soupir

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-0OYn80ut4

 

MODERNISM

Igor Stravinsky - Le Sacre du Printemps (The Rite of Spring)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=77xCN7vbvdE

 

SERIALISM

Anton Webern - Variations Opus 27

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0MvEUh5yKA

 

INDETERMINANCY (Aleatoric music)

John Cage - Music of Changes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yn3QZzw0vlY

 

ELECTRONIC MUSIC

Karlheinz Stockhausen - Gesang der Junglinger

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nffOJXcJCDg

 

MINIMALISM

Steve Reich - Six Pianos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=edKE10Yz_zs

 

FOLK

Woodie Guthrie - This Land is Your Land

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wxiMrvDbq3s

 

BLUES

Robert Johnson - Crossroads

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yd60nI4sa9A

 

GOSPEL

Mahalia Jackson - Amazing Grace

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZJg5Op5W7yw

 

JAZZ

Sarah Vaughan - Misty

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=sarah+vaughan+misty

 

MUSICAL THEATRE

Leonard Bernstein - West Side Story - Somewhere

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-BQMgCy-n6U

 

20th C. OPERA

Bela Bartok - Bluebeard's Castle - 5th Floor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wbr_rDmkAD8

 

PORGY & BESS - Summertime

Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong (Jazz)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MIDOEsQL7lA

Leontyne Price (Classical)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nMCw_FjSQuQ

Janis Joplin (Blues Rock)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bn5TNqjuHiU

 

ROCK 'n ROLL

Elvis - Jailhouse Rock

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qka6JrKUM5U

 

MOTOWN

The Supremes - Stop! In the name of love

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UGJQPkfwlAc

 

STAX

Sam & Dave - When something is wrong with my baby

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T246rhSoHes

 

DISCO

Chic - Le Freak

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h1qQ1SKNlgY

 

FUNK

Stevie Wonder - Superstition

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0CFuCYNx-1g

 

SINGER-SONGWRITER

Joni Mitchell - Amelia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gcTDoi9JQiY

 

SKA (the Mods)

The English Beat - Mirror in the Bathroom

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-cbUW2EY4KE 

 

PUNK

The Ramones - I wanna be sedated

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JBN1CkyRzmE