Romantic Period

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ROBERT SCHUMANN
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Music criticism was a source of income for both Hector Berlioz and…
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SOLO VOICE AND PIANO
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An art song is a musical composition for…
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LIED
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The word ______ is commonly used for romantic art song with a German text.
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MOZART
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Which of the following is not an early romantic composer?
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EXOTICISM
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Fascination with national identity also led composers to draw on colorful materials from foreign lands, a trend known as musical…
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ADD COLOR AND MOTION
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The purpose of using chromatic chords in Romantic music was to
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100
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By the end of the Romantic Era., an orchestra might include ____ musicians.
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INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC ASSOCIATED WITH A STORY, POEM, IDEA, OR SCENE
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Program music is…
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PIANO
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The favorite instrument of the romantic age was the…
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SONG CYCLE
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A group of art songs organized around a single topic is called a…
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NICCOLO PAGANINI
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A composer who earned his/her living as a violin virtuoso was…
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NEVER USES DESCRIPTIVE TITLES AND PROGRAMS
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Which characteristic is not true of Robert Schumann’s music?
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PIANO PIECES
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During his first ten years of his creative life, Robert Schumann published only…
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A SINGER
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Clara Schumann considered herself primarily (a performing artist)
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-One of the leading concert pianists of the nineteenth century -A child prodigy -The wife of composer Robert Schumann
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Clara Wieck was…
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WAS A CLOSE FRIEND OF CLARA AND ROBERT SCHUMANN
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Johannes Brahms…
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EARNED A GOOD LIVING BY TEACHING PIANO TO THE DAUGHTERS OF THE RICH
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While in Paris, Chopin…
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SHY AND RESERVED
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Chopin was…
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MAZURKAS
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Chopin expressed his love of Poland by composing polonaises and…
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EXQUISITE MINIATURES
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Most of Chopin’s pieces are…
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THEMATIC TRANSFORMATION
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In many of his works, Liszt unified contrasting moods by a process known as
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PIANIST
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Until the age of thirty-six Liszt toured Europe as a virtuoso
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JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH
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Mendelssohn is known as the man who rekindled an interest in the music of…
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LOVE FOR THE ACTRESS HARRIET SMITHSON
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The Fantastic Symphony reflects Berlioz’s…
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MUSICAL JOURNALISM
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In order to support his family, Berlioz turned to…
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CONDUCTOR
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Outside France, Berlioz enjoyed a great career as a(n)…
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IDEE FIXE
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The contrasting episodes of Berlioz’s Fantastic Symphony are unified by the recurrence of a theme known as the…
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DIES IRAE
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The liturgical melody quoted in the last movement of the Fantastic Symphony is the…
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MIKHAIL KLINKA
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The opera that laid the groundwork for a Russian national style, A Life for the Tsar, was composed by …
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MODEST MUSSORGSKY
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The most original, and probably the greatest of the Russian five, was…
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BEDRICH SMETANA
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The founder of Czech national music was..
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-Is his most famous work -Is subtitled From the New World -Glorifies Czech and American folk spirits
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Antonin Dvorak’s symphonny no. 9…
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NEW YORK
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In 1892 Dvorak went to _____ were for three years he was the director National Conservatory of Music.
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JOHANNES BRAHMS
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Antonin Dvorak music was first promoted by…
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BEGAN TO STUDY MUSIC THEORY AT THE AGE OF TWENTY-ONE
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Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky…
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A WEALTHY BENEFACTRESS WHO PROVIDED TCHAIKOVSKY WITH AN ANNUITY
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Nadezhda von Meck was..
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RUSSIAN EASTER OVERTURE
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Which of the following was not composed by Tchaikovsky?
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COPPELIA
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Which of the following is not a ballet by Tchaikovsky?
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CONCERT OVERTURE
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Tchaikovsky’s Overture-Fantasy Romeo and Juliet is a(n)
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ONE OF BRAHMS’S MUSICAL TRADEMARKS IS HIS EXOTIC ORCHESTRATION
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Which of the following statements is not true?
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OPERA
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Brahms created masterpieces in all the traditional forms except
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-JOSEPH HAYDN -WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART -LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN
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Brahms’s works, though very personal in style, are rooted in the music of
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LOUIE MOREAU GOTTCHALK
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The first American concert pianist to gain international recognition…
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CAVALERIA RUSTICANA
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Which of the following operas is nto by Guiseppi Verdi?
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MILAN
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Verdi studied in ___, the city where Italy’s most important opera house is located.
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TO PROMOTE ITALIAN UNIFICATION
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Verdi mainly composed his operas…
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LEITMOTIF
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A short musical idea associated with a person, object, or thought, used by Wagner in his operas is called…
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LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN
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The composer who had an overwhelming influence on the young Wagner was…
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THERE ARE NO BREAKS FOR APPLAUSE AFTER THE ARIAS
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Wagner called his works music dramas instead of operas because…
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-He had great sense of theater -His melodies have short memorable phrases and are extremely emotional -He mniimized the difference between the aria and the rectitative
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Puccine’s operas have lasting appeal because
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HEROISM, STRUGGLE
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______, _______, fate, and victory inspired Beethoven which he tried to convey in his music.
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MUCH MORE AGGRESSIVELY THAN HIS PREDESSORS
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What does the film say about how Beethoven used dissonance?
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FRIEDERIC SHILLER
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Who is the poet who wrote the poem for Beethoven’s 9th symphony’s finale movement?
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IMAGINATION
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All of the listed are true of what did the Classicists valued except for?
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SPONTANEITY, PASSION, IMAGINATION
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What did the Romantics value most?
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LEDER
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What is the German words for songs?
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IT HAS ONLY 2 MOVEMENTS
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Why was one of Shubert’s symphonies called the “Unfinished Symphony”?
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HECTOR BERLIOZ
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Which composer wrote the Fantastic Symphony based on a women whom he had fallen in love with and therefore decided to write a symphony dedicated to her?
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IDEE FIXE
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In the Fantastic Symphony, the composer represents his beloved by a recurrent theme which he calls the____.
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FRANZ LISZT
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Who created the Symphonic Poem?
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AS COLORING THE TONALITY
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How does the film describe chromatic harmony?
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PAGANNI
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Who does the film call the “first romantic virtuoso”?
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NOT CONSIDERED A VIRTUOSO BECAUSE HE WAS NOT STRONG ENOUGH TO BRING OUT THE POWER OF THE INSTRUMENT
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Was F. Chopin considered a virtuoso pianist according to the film? Why?
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CHARACTER
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Short pieces for piano solo are called ___ pieces.
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ROBERT SCHUMANN
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While in Leipzig, __________ founded and edited a journal of musical opinion.
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GUISEPPI VERDI
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Name the Operatic composer which the film calls the greatest of the Italian composers.
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LUSTFUL, PASSIONATE, VIOLENT
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Why were the previously named composer’s operas said to be scandalous by the critics but loved by the public. They were full of…
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FALSEFF AND TOELLO
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Name the two operas by the above composer based on Shakespearian plays. His last two operas and considered his finest.

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