The Enjoyment Of Music. 2nd Edition (Part 4): Mozart Beethoven’s Symphony no. 5 Moonlight Sonata

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When were his Opus 76 quartets written?
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mid-1790s
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Which tune does Haydn incorporate in his Opus 76 quartets?
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“Gott erhalte Franz den Kaiser”
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Which of the following represents a typical string quartet ensemble?
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two violins, a viola, and a cello
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Which of the following was Haydn’s own instrument?
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Viola
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Which dance replaced the minuet and trio in the 19th-century symphony?
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scherzo
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The composer of the London symphonies was:
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Joseph Haydn
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Use of folk elements is best associated with the chamber music of:
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Haydn
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Which composer worked for a good deal of his life under the patronage system?
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Haydn
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Which genre would NOT normally be in a multimovement cycle?
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song cycle
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Music with no literary basis is referred to as:
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absolute music
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Which is most likely the slow movement in the multimovement cycle?
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fast-slow-fast SECOND
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The multimovement cycle of the Classical masters can be found in their:
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symphonies concertos string quartets (all of the above)
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The first movement of a symphony is most likely in ________ form.
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sonata-allegro
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The first movement of a string quartet is typically cast in:
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sonata-allegro form
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The second movement of Op. 76, No. 3 is composed in what form?
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theme and variations form
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The ____ movement of a string quartet is often in minuet and trio form.
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third
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Haydn’s String Quartet, Op. 76, No. 2 is nicknamed Emperor because:
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the theme in the second movement is based on a hymn written for the Austrian emperor
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The Classical-era orchestra is typically composed of:
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thirty to forty players
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From which earlier genre did the symphony evolve?
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the Italian opera overture
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Which does NOT help characterize a military tone in the second movement of Haydn’s Military symphony?
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legato string melodies
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Which does NOT characterize the opening of the A section in the second movement of Haydn’s Military symphony?
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dramatic minor-key theme, played fortissimo
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The heart of the Classical orchestra was the:
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string section
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Which of the following is a contribution to the symphony made by the German school of composers?
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the use of a “steamroller” crescendo the use of a “rocket theme” (BOTH)
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Which is NOT a trait associated with Haydn’s symphonies?
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traditional unimaginative modulations
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How many string quartets did Haydn write?
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68
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Theme and variations was a typical form for the second movement of a symphony.
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true
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The favored chamber ensemble in the Classical era was the string quartet.
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true
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The expansion of a melodic idea is known as thematic development.
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true
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Improvisation is important in jazz music.
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true
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Chamber music generally implies a large ensemble, with more than one player to a part.
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true
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Franz Joseph Haydn wrote over 100 symphonies in his lifetime.
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true
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The Classical symphony typically featured some woodwind and brass instruments along with strings.
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true
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The second movement of Hadyn’s Symphony No. 100 is in duple meter.
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true
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A minuet movement is typically a part of a symphony.
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true
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A motive is typically derivative of a larger theme.
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true
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The first movement of Eine kleine Nachtmusik is in sonata-allegro form.
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true
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The first movement of a Classical multimovement work was often composed in a sonata-allegro form and might have included a slow introduction.
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true
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The third movement of Eine kleine Nachtmusik features short, repeated sections.
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true
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The second theme in a sonata-allegro movement is typically in a contrasting key.
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true
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The divertimento and the serenade were both musical forms of entertainment in the Classical era.
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true
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A sonata-allegro form is comprised of three main sections.
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true
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The overall form of the third movement of Eine kleine Nachtmusik is A-B-A.
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true
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Rondo form has a recurring idea, similar to the Baroque ritornello.
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true
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First-movement concerto form is based on principles from Baroque ritornello and the sonata-allegro forms.
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true
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The Classical concerto form has three movements.
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true
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Haydn wrote his Trumpet Concerto for the new keyed trumpet.
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true
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In the duo sonatas of the Classical era, the piano and solo instrument were often paired.
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true
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The Classical sonata typically consists of three to four movements.
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true
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Beethoven’s Moonlight sonata was dedicated to one of his students, with whom he fell in love.
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true
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Beethoven’s solo piano sonatas are some of the most important works in the literature.
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true
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Classical era sonatas were written for either one or two instruments.
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true
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The first movement of Beethoven’s Moonlight sonata is set in a free structure, reminiscent of song forms.
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true
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Beethoven felt that the Moonlight sonata was not one of his best works.
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true
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The various movements of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony are unified by the opening motive in the first movement.
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true
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Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony generally follows the outline of the standard multimovement cycle.
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true
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Beethoven worked carefully to balance tradition with innovation in his music.
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true
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Beethoven’s music is considered “transitional” between the Classical era and the Romantic era.
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true
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Mozart combined elements of serious and comic opera in his Don Giovanni.
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true
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Realistic depiction of human experience was a composer’s goal in Classical era comic opera.
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true
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Opera seria was uniformly composed in Italian.
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true
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Opera seria was the predominant operatic style in the early 18th century.
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true
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The merchant class was critical to the rising success of the lighter opera buffa opera style in the Classical era.
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true
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The final movements of Mozart’s Requiem were left incomplete at the composer’s death.
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true
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The Requiem was Mozart’s last large-scale composition.
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true
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The Dies irae section of Mozart’s Requiem is written in Latin.
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true
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Symmetrical, balanced phrases are best associated with the Classical era.
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true
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Mozart’s Requiem was the composer’s last work, and was left incomplete.
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true
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Handel’s Messiah is based on a biblical story.
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true
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Beethoven’s music is considered “transitional” between the Classical era and the Romantic era.
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true
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Rondo form has a recurring idea, similar to the Baroque ritornello.
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true
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The second movement in a sonata cycle is generally in a quick tempo.
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false
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Mozart worked under the patronage of the Esterházy court.
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false
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Multimovement instrumental works in the Classical era typically started with a slow movement.
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false
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Mozart was the only Classical-era composer influenced by Turkish military music.
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false
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Percussion instruments are absent from the second movement of Haydn’s Symphony’s No. 100.
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false
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Haydn achieves a “military” sound in his Symphony No. 100 through the use of the piccolo.
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false
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The largest section in a Classical-era orchestra is the brass section.
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false
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The Classical-era symphony evolved out of the Baroque cantata.
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false
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The ensemble that performs Mozart’s Eine kleine Nachtmusik features the trumpet.
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false
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The title of Mozart’s Eine kleine Nachtmusik means “a little dance music.”
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false
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The middle section of the third movement in a sonata cycle is highly improvised.
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false
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The middle section of a typical third movement in a sonata cycle is called:
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coda
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In a cadenza during a concerto from the Classical period, the orchestra improvises freely.
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false
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The tempo scheme of the movements of Eine kleine Nachtmusik is best described as:
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fast-slow-moderate-fast
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Haydn only wrote concertos for the piano as soloist.
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false
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Beethoven, in his Moonlight sonata, follows formal molds in all of the movements.
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false
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Beethoven’s Moonlight sonata is set in a minor key throughout all the movements.
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false
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Beethoven gave the nickname Moonlight to his own piano sonata.
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false
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In his compositions Beethoven completely abandoned Classical formal traditions.
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false
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Beethoven’s nine symphonies exemplify his adherence to Classical conventions.
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false
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The first symphony in which Beethoven overtly included a personal narrative of heroism was his ninth symphony.
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false
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There is no break between the second and third movements of the Fifth Symphony because they are linked by a transition.
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false
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In the classical era, there was only one type of opera composed, opera seria.
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false
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The requiem was a new genre in the 18th century.
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false
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Mozart only collaborated with Lorenzo da Ponte on one work, Don Giovanni.
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false
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The Dies irae text in the Requiem Mass refers to the Assumption of Mary.
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false
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The text of Mozart’s Requiem was written by Lorenzo da Ponte.
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false
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Since the Classical era, Mozart’s Requiem has rarely been performed.
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false
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The Fifth Symphony opens and closes in the key of C minor.
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false
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Beethoven, in his Moonlight sonata, follows formal molds in all of the movements.
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false
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The movement of Eine kleine Nachtmusik that is NOT in the home key (G major) is the third.
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false
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The cadence at the end of the first movement in a sonata cycle is in a dominant key.
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false
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The focus of Classical chamber music is soloistic virtuosity.
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false
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The longest and most dramatic movement of the multimovement cycle was generally the:
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first
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The last section of sonata-allegro form that restates the themes is called:
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recapitulation
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Which statement is accurate?
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Mozart spent the last years of his life as a freelance musician.
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Which composer famously began to write music before the age of five?
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Mozart
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How many movements are standard in a Classical concerto?
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three
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The cadenza in the first-movement form of the Classical concerto is heard:
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near the close of the movement
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Which of the following best describes first-movement concerto form?
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a sonata-allegro form with a double exposition
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A brilliant solo passage in the manner of an improvisation within a concerto is called a(n):
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cadenza
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The first theme is introduced by the _____ in Haydn’s Trumpet Concerto.
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strings
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The form of the third movement in Haydn’s Concerto for Trumpet is:
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sonata-rondo
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The simplest form of a rondo can be described as:
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A-B-A-C-A
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Which tempo scheme is standard for the movements of a concerto?
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fast-slow-fast
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For what instrument did Haydn write his trumpet concerto?
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a keyed trumpet
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Beethoven called the Moonlight sonata a:
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fantasy sonata
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Which malady afflicted Beethoven and profoundly affected his work as a composer?
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deafness
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Which best describes the tempo of the last movement of the Moonlight sonata?
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presto
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Which form best describes the second movement of Beethoven’s Moonlight sonata?
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scherzo and trio
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The sonata in the Classical era was an important genre for amateur musicians playing which instrument?
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piano
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Bartolomeo Cristofor is credited with having:
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invented the piano
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Which composer lived successfully under a system of modified patronage that was supplemented by concert life and music publishing?
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Beethoven
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How many symphonies did Beethoven write?
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nine
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The countess Giulietta Guicciardi was:
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Beethoven’s student
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The movement of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony that makes the most extensive use of variation procedure is:
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the second
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Which is NOT a new element introduced by Beethoven in the Fifth Symphony?
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a development section following the exposition
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Which of Beethoven’s symphonies includes a motive that the composer described as “Fate knocking at the door”?
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No. 5
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The exposition of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 opens with a four-note _______.
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motive
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Which is NOT true of the third movement of Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony?
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It is in minuet and trio form.
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Which of the movements in Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony is in C major?
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the second and fourth
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Which of Beethoven’s symphonies sets the famous Ode to Joy poem by Schiller?
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no. 9
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Which voice part sings the role of Don Giovanni in Mozart’s opera?
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baritone
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Which best describes Mozart’s Don Giovanni?
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opera buffa combined with elements of opera seria
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In the Classical era which city was considered the leading musical center?
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Vienna, Austria
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Lorenzo da Ponte was:
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the librettist who adapted the play into an opera
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Which Mozart opera was influenced by Turkish music and culture?
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The Abduction from the Seraglio
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Large-scale sung dramas with spoken dialog are referred to as:
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Singspiel
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What is the literary basis for The Marriage of Figaro?
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a play by the same title by the French playwright Beaumarchais
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What was considered controversial about Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro?
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It made fun of the aristocracy.
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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?
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Leporello
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The Catalog Aria in Mozart’s opera Don Giovanni catalogs what?
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Don Giovanni’s international amorous conquests
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Which instrument is featured in dialogue with the bass singer in the Tuba mirum section from Mozart’s Requiem?
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trombone
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What work was Mozart composing when he died:
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Requiem
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Which is NOT a major choral genre of the Classical era?
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chanson
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Emotional restraint is typical of:
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Classical style
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The establishment of sonata-allegro form is associated with the:
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Classical style
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Aristocratic audiences were predominant in the:
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Classical style
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Diatonic harmony is most characteristic of the:
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Classical style
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Use of one-movement programmatic forms is typical of the:
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Romantic style
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The Dies irae from Mozart’s Requiem opens with:
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full chorus and orchestra
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Which was NOT an event at which Mozart’s Requiem was performed?
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funeral of Princess Diana
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The Industrial Revolution of the 18th century saw a series of important inventions, which helped shape the modern world.
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true
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The Enlightenment movement among intellectuals was also a part of 18th-century European culture.
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true
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Classical-eras composers, especially in the earlier years, were still working under aristocratic patronage.
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true
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Classical-era compositions are characterized by rhythmic regularity.
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true
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Two significant historical events that occurred during the Classical era were the French and American Revolutions.
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true
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Buildings like the U.S. Capitol building, the University of Virginia, and Monticello were patterned after Greek and Roman temples.
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true
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The Classical era has been called The Age of Reason.
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true
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One of the attributes of Classicism is a longing for strangeness, ecstasy, and wonder.
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false
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The strong aristocratic sovereign rulers were absent in the Classical era.
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false
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The music of Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven is characterized by:
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singable lyrical melodies
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Which period of European art and literature most captivated 18th-century thinkers?
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the Greek and Roman periods (antiquity)
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Which Classical-era composers performed in public concerts?
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Haydn Mozart Beethoven (All of the above)
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The 18th-century composer was most likely to find a patron in:
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the aristocracy
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Which instrument has an unexpected solo cadenza toward the end of the first movement in Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony?
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the oboe
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Elements in Beethoven’s music that foreshadow the Romantic style include:
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– dramatic dynamic contrasts and striking accents – expansion of typical Classical forms (BOTH)
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Which form best describes the last movement of Haydn’s Trumpet Concerto?
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sonata-rondo
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The Classical-era orchestra is typically composed of:
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The expansion of a melodic idea is known as thematic development.
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