Introduction to Music Ch 22-29 Quizzes

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The Enlightenment
Advocacy for the rising middle class was a hallmark of:
a. The Imperialists
b. The Englightenment
c. The Avant Garde
The Greek and Roman periods (antiquity)
Which period of European art and literature most captivated 18th-century thinkers?
a. The Greek and Roman periods (antiquity)
b. The Medieval period
Haydn
Which cClassical-era composers performed in public concerts?
a. Haydn
b. Mozart
c. Beethoven
d. All of the above
Singable lyrical melodies
The music of Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven is characterized by: I
a. Singable lyrical melodies
b. Wild virtuosic melodies
Court
Demand for music making in the Classical era come consistently from the:
a. University
b. Court
Aristocratic norms
Louis XV and Frederick the Great ruled as a result of:
a. Democracy
b. Aristocratic norms
Major-minor system
Composers of the Classical era fully explored which harmonic system?
a. Octatonic system
b. Pentatonic system
c. Church mode system
d. Major-minor system
Both a and b
Women in the Classical era contributed to music as:
a. Professional singers
b. Music teachers
c. Both a and b
Orchestral conductor
What musical occupation was LEAST available to women in the Classical era?
a. Music teacher
b. Professional singer and instrumentalist
c. Orchestral conductor
The aristocracy
The 18th-century composer was most likely to find a patron in:
a. The middle class
b. The university
c. The aristocracy
Both a and b
Which concert venues were available to composers of the Classical era?
a. The concert hall
b. The royal palace
c. Both a and b
Diatonic
Classical harmony is best described as:
a. Chromatic
b. Diatonic
Regular and symmetrical, with clear cadences
Classical phrase structure is best described as:
a. Irregular and asymmetrical, with weak or covered cadences
b. Regular and symmetrical, with clear cadences
Absolute music
Music with no literary basis is referred to as:
a. Program music
b. Incidental music
c. Absolute music
Song cycle
Which genre would NOT normally be in a multimovement cycle?
a. Symphony
b. Sonata
c. Song cycle
Sonata-allegro form
The first movement of a string quartet is typically cast in:
a. Rondo form
b. Sonata-allegro form
c. Theme and variations form
Third
The ___ movement of a string quartet is often in minuet and trio form.
a. Third
b. Last
c. First
Sonata-allegro
The first movement of a symphony is most likely in _____ form.
a. Sonata-allegro
b. Scherzo
c. Theme and variations
Second
Which is most likely the slow movement in the multimovement cycle?
a. First
b. Second
c. Last
Scherzo
Which dance replaced the minuet and trio in the 19th-century symphony?
a. Bourée
b. Scherzo
c. Hornpipe
All of the above
The multimovement cycle of the Classical masters can be found in their:
a. Symphonies
b. Concertos
c. String quartets
d. All of the above
Haydn
Use of folk elements us best associated with the chamber music of:
a. Mozart
b. Haydn
Beethoven
Which composer worked a great deal of his life under the patronage system?
a. Haydn
b. Beethoven
68
How many string quartets did Haydn write?
a. 68
b. 50
c. 100
Mid-1790s
When were his (Haydn’s) Opus 76 quartets written?
a. Mid-1790s
b. Mid-1780s
c. Mid-1770s
“Gott erhalte Franz den Kaiser”
Which tune does Haydn incorporate into his Opus 76 quartets?
a. “God save the King”
b. “La Marseillaise”
c. “Gott erhalte Franz den Kaiser”
The theme in the second movement is based on a hymn written for the Austrian emperor
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
Theme and variations form
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
Viola
Which of the following was Haydn’s own instrument?
a. Violin
b. Cello
c. Viola
Two violins, a viola, and a cello
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
The Italian opera overture
From which earlier genre did the symphony evolve?
a. The Italian opera overture
b. The Italian oratorio
c. The French overture
Both a and b
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
Thirty to forty players
The Classical-era orchestra is typically composed of:
a. Thirty to forty players
b. Ten to twenty players
c. Seventy to eighty players
String section
The heart of the Classical orchestra was the:
a. String section
b. Wind section
c. Brass section
Joseph Haydn
The composer of the London symphonies was:
a. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
b. Ludwig van Beethoven
c. Joseph Haydn
Traditional unimaginative modulations
Which is NOT a trait associated with Haydn’s symphonies?
a. Syncopation effects
b. Sudden dynamic shifts
c. Traditional unimaginative modulations
Dramatic minor-key theme, played fortissimo
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
Legato string melodies
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
Beethoven
Which composer famously began to write music before the age of five?
a. Mozart
b. Haydn
c. Beethoven
Mozart spent the last years of his life as a freelance musician.
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.
Recapitulation
The last section of sonata-allegro form that restates the themes is called:
a. Coda
b. Exposition
c. Recapitulation
Third
Which movement of the multimovement instrumental cycle is likely to be a dance?
a. Third
b. First
c. Second
First
The longest and most dramatic movement of the multimovement cycle was generally the:
a. Last
b. First
c. Second
Exposition
The middle section of a typical third movement in a sonata cycle is called:
a. Trio
b. Coda
c. Exposition
Fast-slow-moderate-fast
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
Three
How many movements are standard in a Classical concerto?
a. Three
b. Two
c. Four
Fast-slow-fast
Which tempo scheme is standard for the movements of a concerto?
a. Fast-slow-fast
b. Slow-moderate-fast
c. Fast-slow-fast-faster
Cadenza
A brilliant solo passage in the manner of an improvisation within a concerto is called a:
a. Cadenza
b. Ritornello
c. Aria
A sonata-allegro form with a double exposition
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
Rondo
The form of the third movement in Haydn’s Concerto for Trumpet is:
a. Rondo
b. Minuet-trio
c. Sonata- allegro
Near the close of the movement
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
A keyed trumpet
For what instrument did Haydn write his trumpet concerto?
a. A valued trumpet
b. A natural trumpet (no valves)
c. A keyed trumpet
Sonata-allegro
Which form best describes the last movement of Haydn’s Trumpet Concerto?
a. Rondo
b. Sonata-allegro
c. First-movement concerto
Strings
The first theme is introduced by the ____ in Haydn’s Trumpet Concerto.
a. Strings
b. Flute
c. Trumpet
A-B-A
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
Scherzo and trio
Which form best describes the second movement of Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata?
a. Sonata-allegro
b. Theme and variations
c. Scherzo and trio
Presto
Which best describes the tempo of the last movement of the Moonlight Sonata?
a. Allegro
b. Andante
c. Presto
Piano
The sonata in he Classical era was an important genre for amateur musicians playing which instrument?
a. Organ
b. Piano
c. Harpsichord
Mozart’s student
The countess Guiletta Guicciardi was:
a. Beethoven’s student
b. Haydn’s student
c. Mozart’s student
Fantasy sonata
Beethoven called the Moonlight sonata a:
a. Fantasy sonata
b. Sonata-rondo
c. Nocturne
Invented the piano
Bartolomeo Cristofor is credited with having:
a. Been a secret patron to Beethoven
b. Invented the piano
c. Invented the keyed trumpet
Deafness
Which malady afflicted Beethoven and profoundly affected his work as a composer?
a. Blindness
b. Deafness
c. Paralysis
Nine
How many symphonies did Beethoven write?
a. More than 100
b. Nine
c. More than 40
Beethoven
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
Both a and b
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
Motive
The exposition of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 poems with a four-note _____.
a. Motive
b. Improvisation
c. Ostinato
Nine
How many symphonies did Beethoven write?
a. Nine
b. More than 100
c. More than 40
No. 9
Which of Beethoven’s symphonies sets the famous Ode to Joy poem by Schiller?
a. No. 5
b. No. 1
c. No. 9
No. 5
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
A development section following the exposition
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
It is in minuet and trio form.
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.
The second
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
The oboe
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
The second
Which of the movements in Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony is in C major?
a. The last
b. The second
c. The first
Opera buffa combined with elements of opera seria
Which best describes Mozart’s Don Giovanni?
a. Singspiel
b. Opéra comique
c. Opera buffa combined with elements of opera seria
The librettist who adapted the play into an opera
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
It made fun of the aristocracy
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
A play by the same title by the French playwright Beaumarchais
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
Baritone
Which voice part sings the role of Don Giovanni in Mozart’s opera?
a. Tenor
b. Baritone
c. Bass
Don Giovanni’s international amorous conquests
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
The Abduction from the Seraglio
Which Mozart opera was influenced by Turkish music and culture?
a. The Abduction from the Seraglio
b. Don Giovanni
c. The Marriage of Figaro
Leporello
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
Vienna, Austria
In the Classical era which city was considered the leading musical center?
a. Paris, France
b. Venice, Italy
c. Vienna, Austria
Singspiel
Large-scale sung dramas with spoken dialog are referred to as:
a. Grand opera
b. Opera seria
c. Singspiel
Funeral of Princess Diana
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
Trombone
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
Full chorus and orchestra
The Dies irae Mozart’s Requiem opens with:
a. Soprano solo and orchestra
b. Full chorus and orchestra
c. Bass solo and orchestra
Requiem
What work was Mozart composing when he died:
a. Don Giovanni
b. Marriage of Figaro
c. Requiem
Chanson
Which is NOT a major chorale genre of the Classical era?
a. Chanson
b. Mass
c. Oratorio
Classical style
Diatonic harmony is most characteristic of the:
a. Classical style
b. Romantic style
Romantic style
Use of one-movement programmatic forms is typical of the:
a. Romantic style
b. Classical style
Classical style
Aristocratic audiences were predominant in the:
a. Classical style
b. Romantic style
Classical style
Emotional restraint is typical of:
a. Romantic style
b. Classical style
Classical style
The establishment of sonata-allegro form is associated with the:
a. Classical style
b. Romantic style

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