艺术史 TPO38-L3 Found Sound

TPO38-L3

Found Sound

Listen to part of a lecture in a music history class.

 


 

 

  1. What does the professor mainly discuss?
  • A. The influence of avant-garde music on twentieth-century painting.
  • B. Critical reactions to twentieth-century experimental art forms.
  • C. The concepts behind a piece by an avant-garde composer.
  • D. The traditional elements in a famous piece of avant-garde music.

 

  1. According to the professor, how was John Cage influenced by Rauschenberg’s white paintings?
  • A. They made him understand that artists should not be concerned with their audience.
  • B. They showed him that an artwork with little content could still be rich in meaning.
  • C. They demonstrated the importance of collaborating with artists in other fields.
  • D. They inspired him to compose music that created visual impressions in listeners.

 

  1. Why was his visit to the anechoic chamber a profound experience for Cage?
  • A. He discovered that he could still hear sounds inside the chamber.
  • B. He discovered that echoes could be eliminated from a musical piece.
  • C. He recognized the possibility of recording his body’s natural sounds.
  • D. He realized that music did not need to be composed in silence.

 

  1. What was Cage’s attitude toward found sound?
  • A. He considered found sound to be a theoretical concept with no practical use.
  • B. He believed any noises could be musical if arranged carefully.
  • C. He believed that unintentional noises could serve as replacements for musical instruments.
  • D. He believed that compositions with random noises could be interpreted in different ways.

 

  1. What does the professor imply when he discusses the audience at the first performance of 4’33”?
  • A. He believes that outside noise might have distracted the audience.
  • B. He thinks that music critics appreciated the piece more than the general audience did.
  • C. He suspects that the audience did not want to offend the composer.
  • D. He thinks that the audience’s response to the piece was understandable.

 

  1. Why does the professor consider many of today’s performance of 4’33” to be misinterpretations?
  • A. They take place outdoors
  • B. They contain sounds that are intentional.
  • C. The last longer than 4 minutes and 33 seconds.
  • D. They do not include an actual piano.


答案:
C B A C D B

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