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Listen to Still's Afro-American Symphony, Third Movement: Animato then indicate the best answer for each of the following questions.
Animato from Symphony No. 1 (4717.0K)

1
Regarding the blues theme that appears throughout this symphony, Still said he "wanted to demonstrate that the blues, so often considered a lowly expression, could be elevated to the highest musical level."
A)True
B)False
2
The Afro-American Symphony was composed and first performed in 1964.
A)True
B)False
3
The third movement is subtitled, "Humor."
A)True
B)False
4
The banjo can first be heard in the second melody of this movement.
A)True
B)False
5
Although both thematic melodies in this movement are syncopated, the first melody is more so.
A)True
B)False







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