← Music 100 test #3 Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Giuseppi Verdi
- a 1) Inkeepers son 2) La Scala opera house in Milan 3) wrote 28 operas 4) famous operas = "Aida", "Othella", "Rigoletto", and "La Traviata"
- b A chamber-music piece in several movements, typically for three main instruments plus continuo in the baroque period, and for only one or two instruments since then
- c an especially strong accent; the mark indicating this in musical notation (sf or >)
- d a major self-contained part of a symphony or sonata
- e 1) a popular 17th and 18th century dance in moderate triple meter;
2) A movement in a sonata, symphony, etc... based on this dance
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- A fixed idea, an obsession; the term used b Berlioz for the recurring theme used in all the movements of one of his program symphonies
- 1) Song cycle 2) Dichterliebe = song cycle, the poet's love
- This movement ties closely with the romantic and late romantic era, where musicians/middle class were breaking away from the the mainstream and becoming more independent. Musicians were becoming more dependant on public support for their success, and music became more diverse and widespread.
- An instrumental group consisting of two violins, viola, and cello; or a piece composed for this group; or the four players themselves
- A piece of orchestral program music in one long movement
5 True/False Questions
Shubertiade → A form developed by Beethoven from the minuet to use for movements in larger compositions; later sometimes used alone, as by Chopin
Piotr Tchaikovsky → 1) russian 2) "Romeo and Juliet" 3) "Nutcracker" , "Sleeping Beauty", and "Swan lake"
Franz Schubert → 1) Hungarian pianist 2) child prodigy 3) toured Europe and was a sensation 4) the rock star of romantic era 5) Chromaticism
Frederic Chopin → 1) Poet of the piano 2) Polish career in Paris 3) married too ??? George Sand (woman, novelist, feminist)
Hector Berlioz → "night piece": a title for Romantic miniature compositions for piano