Which of the following statements should NOT be associated with the classical period?
The basso continuo was the nucleus of the instrumental ensemble
Which of the following characteristics is not typical of the music of the classical period?
The texture is basically polyphonic
Mozart's last comic opera. The magic flute. Is a masterpiece of singspiel, meaning that the work is in german and has
a spoken dialogue
The typical orchestra of the classical period consisted of
strings, pairs of woodwinds, horns, trumpets, and timpani
the term sonata form refers to the form of a single movement, and it should not be confused with the term sonata , which is used for a whole composition made up of several movements
Standard four- movement format is the basis for most symphonies and for nearly all of this era
A modulation from the home key to a new key in the exposition of a sonata form movement takes place in the
Short musical ideas or fragments of themes that are developed within a composition are called
The three main sections of a sonata form movement are often followed by a concluding section known as the
The final A section of a standard minuet and trio movement differs from the A opening section because
repeat signs are removed
Because of its liveliness, regularity, and buoyancy, the rondo most often serves as a
The movement of haydns "surprise" symphony to which we listened is in what form?
Theme and variation
The string quartet
usually consists of four movements
is the most important form in classical chamber music
in written for two violins, viola, and cello
Haydn was fortunate in having a long and fruitful, as well as financially stable relationship with the hungarian noble family of
Haydn's musical accomplishments are all the more remarkable given that her wrote several of his greatest works when unable to hear at all