Introduction to Music Ch 22-29 Quizzes

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The Enlightenment
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Advocacy for the rising middle class was a hallmark of: a. The Imperialists b. The Englightenment c. The Avant Garde
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The Greek and Roman periods (antiquity)
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Which period of European art and literature most captivated 18th-century thinkers? a. The Greek and Roman periods (antiquity) b. The Medieval period
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Haydn
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Which cClassical-era composers performed in public concerts? a. Haydn b. Mozart c. Beethoven d. All of the above
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Singable lyrical melodies
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The music of Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven is characterized by: I a. Singable lyrical melodies b. Wild virtuosic melodies
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Court
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Demand for music making in the Classical era come consistently from the: a. University b. Court
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Aristocratic norms
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Louis XV and Frederick the Great ruled as a result of: a. Democracy b. Aristocratic norms
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Major-minor system
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Composers of the Classical era fully explored which harmonic system? a. Octatonic system b. Pentatonic system c. Church mode system d. Major-minor system
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Both a and b
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Women in the Classical era contributed to music as: a. Professional singers b. Music teachers c. Both a and b
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Orchestral conductor
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What musical occupation was LEAST available to women in the Classical era? a. Music teacher b. Professional singer and instrumentalist c. Orchestral conductor
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The aristocracy
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The 18th-century composer was most likely to find a patron in: a. The middle class b. The university c. The aristocracy
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Both a and b
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Which concert venues were available to composers of the Classical era? a. The concert hall b. The royal palace c. Both a and b
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Diatonic
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Classical harmony is best described as: a. Chromatic b. Diatonic
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Regular and symmetrical, with clear cadences
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Classical phrase structure is best described as: a. Irregular and asymmetrical, with weak or covered cadences b. Regular and symmetrical, with clear cadences
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Absolute music
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Music with no literary basis is referred to as: a. Program music b. Incidental music c. Absolute music
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Song cycle
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Which genre would NOT normally be in a multimovement cycle? a. Symphony b. Sonata c. Song cycle
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Sonata-allegro form
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The first movement of a string quartet is typically cast in: a. Rondo form b. Sonata-allegro form c. Theme and variations form
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Third
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The ___ movement of a string quartet is often in minuet and trio form. a. Third b. Last c. First
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Sonata-allegro
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The first movement of a symphony is most likely in _____ form. a. Sonata-allegro b. Scherzo c. Theme and variations
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Second
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Which is most likely the slow movement in the multimovement cycle? a. First b. Second c. Last
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Scherzo
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Which dance replaced the minuet and trio in the 19th-century symphony? a. Bourée b. Scherzo c. Hornpipe
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All of the above
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The multimovement cycle of the Classical masters can be found in their: a. Symphonies b. Concertos c. String quartets d. All of the above
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Haydn
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Use of folk elements us best associated with the chamber music of: a. Mozart b. Haydn
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Beethoven
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Which composer worked a great deal of his life under the patronage system? a. Haydn b. Beethoven
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68
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How many string quartets did Haydn write? a. 68 b. 50 c. 100
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Mid-1790s
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When were his (Haydn’s) Opus 76 quartets written? a. Mid-1790s b. Mid-1780s c. Mid-1770s
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“Gott erhalte Franz den Kaiser”
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Which tune does Haydn incorporate into his Opus 76 quartets? a. “God save the King” b. “La Marseillaise” c. “Gott erhalte Franz den Kaiser”
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The theme in the second movement is based on a hymn written for the Austrian emperor
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Haydn’s String Quartet, Op. 76, No. 2 is nicknamed Emperor because: a. The Emperor played viola in the first performance b. It was based on a tune written by the Emperor c. The theme in the second movement is based on a hymn written for the Austrian emperor
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Theme and variations form
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The second movement of Op. 76, No. 3 is composed in what form? a. Theme and variations form b. Rondo form c. Sonata-allegro form
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Viola
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Which of the following was Haydn’s own instrument? a. Violin b. Cello c. Viola
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Two violins, a viola, and a cello
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Which of the following represents a typical string quartet ensemble? a. Two violins and two violas b. Two violins, a viola, and a cello c. A violin, a viola, a cello, and a double bass
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The Italian opera overture
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From which earlier genre did the symphony evolve? a. The Italian opera overture b. The Italian oratorio c. The French overture
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Both a and b
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Which of the following is a contribution to the symphony made by the German school of composers? a. The use of a rocket theme b. The use of a “steamroller” crescendo c. Both a and b
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Thirty to forty players
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The Classical-era orchestra is typically composed of: a. Thirty to forty players b. Ten to twenty players c. Seventy to eighty players
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String section
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The heart of the Classical orchestra was the: a. String section b. Wind section c. Brass section
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Joseph Haydn
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The composer of the London symphonies was: a. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart b. Ludwig van Beethoven c. Joseph Haydn
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Traditional unimaginative modulations
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Which is NOT a trait associated with Haydn’s symphonies? a. Syncopation effects b. Sudden dynamic shifts c. Traditional unimaginative modulations
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Dramatic minor-key theme, played fortissimo
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Which does NOT characterize the opening of the A section in the second movement of Haydn’s Military symphony? a. Duple-meter, marchlike theme b. Dramatic minor-key theme, played fortissimo c. Simple melody, in short repeated sections
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Legato string melodies
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Which does NOT help characterize a military tone in the second movement of Haydn’s Military symphony? a. Marked use of percussion b. Legato string melodies c. Duple-meter, marchlike theme
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Beethoven
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Which composer famously began to write music before the age of five? a. Mozart b. Haydn c. Beethoven
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Mozart spent the last years of his life as a freelance musician.
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Which statement is accurate? a. Mozart was a child prodigy who was a freelance composer by age five. b. Mozart worked successfully under the patronage system for his entire life. c. Mozart spent the last years of his life as a freelance musician.
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Recapitulation
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The last section of sonata-allegro form that restates the themes is called: a. Coda b. Exposition c. Recapitulation
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Third
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Which movement of the multimovement instrumental cycle is likely to be a dance? a. Third b. First c. Second
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First
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The longest and most dramatic movement of the multimovement cycle was generally the: a. Last b. First c. Second
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Exposition
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The middle section of a typical third movement in a sonata cycle is called: a. Trio b. Coda c. Exposition
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Fast-slow-moderate-fast
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The tempo scheme of the movements of Eine kleine Nachtmusik is best described as: a. Fast-fast-slow-moderate b. Slow-fast-slow-fast c. Fast-slow-moderate-fast
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Three
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How many movements are standard in a Classical concerto? a. Three b. Two c. Four
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Fast-slow-fast
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Which tempo scheme is standard for the movements of a concerto? a. Fast-slow-fast b. Slow-moderate-fast c. Fast-slow-fast-faster
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Cadenza
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A brilliant solo passage in the manner of an improvisation within a concerto is called a: a. Cadenza b. Ritornello c. Aria
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A sonata-allegro form with a double exposition
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Which of the following best describes first-movement concerto form? a. A sonata-allegro form with a double exposition b. A sonata-allegro form with a single exposition c. A modified sonata-allegro form
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Rondo
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The form of the third movement in Haydn’s Concerto for Trumpet is: a. Rondo b. Minuet-trio c. Sonata- allegro
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Near the close of the movement
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The cadenza in the first-movement form of the Classical concerto is heard: a. At the beginning of the movement b. At the middle of the movement c. Near the close of the movement
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A keyed trumpet
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For what instrument did Haydn write his trumpet concerto? a. A valued trumpet b. A natural trumpet (no valves) c. A keyed trumpet
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Sonata-allegro
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Which form best describes the last movement of Haydn’s Trumpet Concerto? a. Rondo b. Sonata-allegro c. First-movement concerto
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Strings
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The first theme is introduced by the ____ in Haydn’s Trumpet Concerto. a. Strings b. Flute c. Trumpet
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A-B-A
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The simplest form of rondo can be described as: a. A-B-A b. A-B-A-C-A c. A-B-A-C-A-B-A
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Scherzo and trio
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Which form best describes the second movement of Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata? a. Sonata-allegro b. Theme and variations c. Scherzo and trio
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Presto
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Which best describes the tempo of the last movement of the Moonlight Sonata? a. Allegro b. Andante c. Presto
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Piano
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The sonata in he Classical era was an important genre for amateur musicians playing which instrument? a. Organ b. Piano c. Harpsichord
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Mozart’s student
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The countess Guiletta Guicciardi was: a. Beethoven’s student b. Haydn’s student c. Mozart’s student
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Fantasy sonata
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Beethoven called the Moonlight sonata a: a. Fantasy sonata b. Sonata-rondo c. Nocturne
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Invented the piano
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Bartolomeo Cristofor is credited with having: a. Been a secret patron to Beethoven b. Invented the piano c. Invented the keyed trumpet
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Deafness
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Which malady afflicted Beethoven and profoundly affected his work as a composer? a. Blindness b. Deafness c. Paralysis
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Nine
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How many symphonies did Beethoven write? a. More than 100 b. Nine c. More than 40
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Beethoven
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Which composer lived successfully under a system of modified patronage that was supplemented by concert life and music publishing? a. Beethoven b. Haydn c. Mozart
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Both a and b
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Elements in Beethoven’s music that foreshadow the Romantic style include: a. Expansion of typical Classical forms b. Dramatic contrasts and striking accents c. Both a and b
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Motive
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The exposition of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 poems with a four-note _____. a. Motive b. Improvisation c. Ostinato
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Nine
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How many symphonies did Beethoven write? a. Nine b. More than 100 c. More than 40
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No. 9
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Which of Beethoven’s symphonies sets the famous Ode to Joy poem by Schiller? a. No. 5 b. No. 1 c. No. 9
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No. 5
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Which of Beethoven’s symphonies includes a motive that the composer described as “Fate knocking at the door”? a. No. 5 b. No. 1 c. No. 9
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A development section following the exposition
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Which is NOT a new element introduced by Beethoven in the Fifth Symphony? a. A development section following the exposition b. The addition of a chorus to a symphonic work c. The unification of all the movements with a single melodic idea
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It is in minuet and trio form.
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Which is NOT true of the third movement of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony? a. It is in minuet and trio form. b. It features the opening motive of the first movement. c. It is in triple meter.
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The second
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The movement of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony that makes the most extensive use of variation procedure is: a. The first b. The second c. The last
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The oboe
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Which instrument had an unexpected solo cadenza toward the end of the first movement of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony? a. The clarinet b. The bass trombone c. The oboe
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The second
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Which of the movements in Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony is in C major? a. The last b. The second c. The first
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Opera buffa combined with elements of opera seria
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Which best describes Mozart’s Don Giovanni? a. Singspiel b. OpĂ©ra comique c. Opera buffa combined with elements of opera seria
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The librettist who adapted the play into an opera
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Lorenzo da Ponte was: a. The first singer to play the title role in Don Giovanni b. The librettist who adapted the play into an opera c. The playwright on whose work the opera is based
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It made fun of the aristocracy
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What was considered controversial about Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro? a. It concerned the storming of the Bastille b. It made fun of the aristocracy c. It was first sung on English
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A play by the same title by the French playwright Beaumarchais
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What is the literary basis for The Marriage of Figaro? a. A play by the same title by the French playwright Beaumarchais b. A play by the same title by the Italian poet Pietro Metstasio
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Baritone
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Which voice part sings the role of Don Giovanni in Mozart’s opera? a. Tenor b. Baritone c. Bass
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Don Giovanni’s international amorous conquests
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The Catalog Aria in Mozart’s opera Don Giovanni catalogs what? a. The contents of Don Giovanni’s library b. Don Giovanni’s international amorous conquests c. Scientific data on astronomical objects
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The Abduction from the Seraglio
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Which Mozart opera was influenced by Turkish music and culture? a. The Abduction from the Seraglio b. Don Giovanni c. The Marriage of Figaro
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Leporello
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In Mozart’s Don Giovanni, who is the servant responsible for distracting angry women who were scorned by the title character? a. Leporello b. Commendatore c. Donna Anna
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Vienna, Austria
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In the Classical era which city was considered the leading musical center? a. Paris, France b. Venice, Italy c. Vienna, Austria
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Singspiel
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Large-scale sung dramas with spoken dialog are referred to as: a. Grand opera b. Opera seria c. Singspiel
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Funeral of Princess Diana
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Which was NOT an event at which Mozart’s Requiem was performed? a. Memorial service for September 11 b. Funeral of Princess Diana c. Funeral of President John F. Kennedy
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Trombone
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Which instrument is featured in dialogue with the bass singing in the Tuba mirum section from Mozart’s Requiem? a. Trumpet b. Trombone c. Tuba
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Full chorus and orchestra
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The Dies irae Mozart’s Requiem opens with: a. Soprano solo and orchestra b. Full chorus and orchestra c. Bass solo and orchestra
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Requiem
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What work was Mozart composing when he died: a. Don Giovanni b. Marriage of Figaro c. Requiem
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Chanson
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Which is NOT a major chorale genre of the Classical era? a. Chanson b. Mass c. Oratorio
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Classical style
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Diatonic harmony is most characteristic of the: a. Classical style b. Romantic style
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Romantic style
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Use of one-movement programmatic forms is typical of the: a. Romantic style b. Classical style
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Classical style
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Aristocratic audiences were predominant in the: a. Classical style b. Romantic style
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Classical style
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Emotional restraint is typical of: a. Romantic style b. Classical style
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Classical style
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The establishment of sonata-allegro form is associated with the: a. Classical style b. Romantic style

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