Part The Moonlight Sonata The Character

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2 violins, viola, and cello
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String quartet
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Piano, violin, and cello
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Piano trio
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Bach
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Not a major composer of string quartets
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The slow movement is based on a hymn written for the Emperor Franz Joseph
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Haydn’s String Quartet, was given the nickname “Emperor” because:
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Theme and variations
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The form of the slow movement of Haydn’s String Quartet, op. 76, no.3 is:
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Germany
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Melody for the slow movement by Haydn became the national anthem for:
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Vienna
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Haydn served as a choirboy in:
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Prince Esterhzy
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Haydn’s principal patron?
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England
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Haydn enjoyed phenomenal musical success with two trips to which country?
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Serenade
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Mozart’s “Eine kleine Nachtmusik” is an example of:
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German for “A Little Night Music”
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“Eine kleine Nachtmusik” is:
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Sonata-allegro
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The form of the first movement of “Eine kleine Nachtmusik”?
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It has a march-like character
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Describes the opening of the first movement of “Eine kleine Nachtmusik”?
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It has an elegant, restrained melody
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Describes the Romanza from “Eine kleine Nachtmusik”?
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Three
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How many movements are typical of pre-classical symphonies?
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Rocket themes
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Early classical symphony is characterized by quickly ascending themes with a strong rhythmic drive:
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Mannhiem
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Quick crescendos and the four-movement cycle in symphonies were developed in:
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30-40
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Typical number of players in the Classical orchestra
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Sonata-allegro form
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The first movement of a symphony is usually in:
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Haydn
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Composer noted for his mono thematic sonata-allegro form?
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Minuet and trio form
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Third movement of a Classical symphony is most frequently in:
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Haydn
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“Father of the Symphony”
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London
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Haydn’s “Military” Symphony was composed for his visit to which city?
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It uses percussion instruments associated with Turkish military music
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How did Haydn’s “Military” Symphony earn its nickname?
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A-B-A’
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What is the form of the second movement of Haydn’s “Military” Symphony?
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Turkey
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Janissary bands are associated with:
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Three
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Beethoven’s career is often divided into ____ periods.
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Used more chromatic harmonies
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In his third compositional period, Beethoven:
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9
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How many symphonies did Beethoven write?
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the Ninth Symphony
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Which work by Beethoven is called the “Choral” Symphony?
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Symphony No. 9
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“Ode to Joy” is the finale of Beethoven’s:
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Schiller
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The text of the “Ode to Joy” is by:
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Four
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How many movements does Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 have?
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There is no break between the third and fourth movements
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What is unusual about Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5?
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Four-note motive
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Describes the opening idea of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5?
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Theme and variations
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Form of the second movement of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5?
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Cyclical form
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Using material from an earlier movement in a symphony is called:
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the Ninth Symphony
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Which Beethoven symphony was selected to celebrate the fall of the Berlin Wall?
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Three
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How many movements in a Classical concerto?
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The cadenza
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A typical feature of a concerto is a free solo passage without orchestral accompaniment called:
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The piano
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Most popular solo instrument in the Classical concerto was:
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A double exposition
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The first movement of a Classical concerto features sonata-allegro form with:
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The orchestra
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The typical first movement of a Classical concerto begins with:
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Theme and variations
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What is the form of the last movement of Mozart’s Piano Concerto in G major, K. 453?
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32
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How many piano sonatas did Beethoven compose?
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The poet Rellstab shortly after the composer’s death
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Beethoven’s Piano Sonata in C-sharp minor, Op. 27, No.2 was subtitled “Moonlight” by:
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quasi una fantasia
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Beethoven gave his Piano Sonata in c-sharp minor, Op.27, No.2, the designation:
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Three
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Beethoven’s famous “Moonlight Sonata” has _____ movements.
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is a modified song form
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The form of the first movement of Beethoven’s Piano Sonata in C-sharp minor, Op. 27, No.2
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A gentle scherzo and trio form
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The second movement of Beethoven’s Piano Sonata in C-sharp minor, Op. 27, No.2 is:
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Filled with restless emotion
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The third movement of Beethoven’s Piano Sonata in C-sharp minor, Op. 27, No.2 is:
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Opera seria
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The prevalent form of opera, which occupied itself mainly with the affairs of nobility and Greek legends, was called:
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Metastasio
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The rigid conventions of opera seria were shaped largely by:
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Opera seria
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Not a new opera type that sought to reflect simplicity and real human emotions?
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The Marriage of Figaro
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What Mozart opera is based on controversial play by Beaumarchais?
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Lorenzo da Ponte
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Mozart’s librettist for “Don Giovanni” was:
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Mixes elements of opera seria and opera buffa
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Which of the following descriptions characterizes the story of “Don Giovanni”?
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Sonata-allegro
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The overture of “Don Giovanni” is in what form?
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Don Giovanni
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Don Giovanni attempts to console Donna Elvira, who has been betrayed by:
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Comic
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The tone of the Catalog aria, from “Don Giovanni”, is:
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Don Giovanni’s conquests
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The catalog aria lists:
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Liszt
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Which composer is not a member of the Viennese School?
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Schubert
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Which composer was born in Vienna and bridged the Classical and Romantic eras?
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Motives
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A theme may be fragmented by dividing it into smaller units called:
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A sequence
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Repeating a motive at a higher or lower pitch level is called:
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Ostinato
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A short, repeated musical pattern is called:
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Music without a story or text
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Best describes absolute music?
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Form
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In absolute music, the lack of a prescribed story or text to hold the music together makes the element of _____ important.
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Overture
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Which genre doesn’t follow the general structure of a multi-movement cycle?
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First
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Which movement is the most organized of multi-movement cycle?
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Two key areas
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We can best regard sonata-allegro form as a drama between:
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The recapitulation
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The three main sections of sonata-allegro form are the exposition, the development, and:
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The second theme
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In sonata-allegro form, the contrasting key is established by the statement of:
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Lyrical, songful melodies
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Which is a common characteristic of the second movement of a multi-movement cycle?
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All of the above
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Theme and variations form often utilizes which of the following compositional techniques
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Minuet and trio form
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The third movement is usually in:
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A-B-A
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The overall form of a minuet and trio is best described as:
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Trio
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The second dance, or the middle section, of a minuet, is called a:
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Ternary
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The italian words, “da capo” are commonly found in_______ form.
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A scherzo is faster and sometimes humorous, while a minuet is slower and serious.
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How does a scherzo differ from a minuet?
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A rondo
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Most likely form to be found as the last movement of a Classical sonata or symphony?
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Second
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Which movement is most commonly in a contrasting key from the other three?

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