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Enjoyment in music

Which of the following best describes the lyrical melodies of the Classical period?

conjunct, diatonic, and singable

Romantic elements can be found in the late works of Mozart, Haydn, and Beethoven.

True

The concept of rhythmic regularity suggests:

strong rhythms moving at a steady tempo.

The Sturm und Drang movement came about largely because of two works, written by Schiller and:

Goethe

In sonata-allegro form, the section that features the most tension and drama through modulation and motivic interplay is called:

the development

In minuet and trio form, the trio section:

is usually in a different key.
is usually contrasting in melody and harmony.
ends with a da capo.

What is the function of the bridge in sonata-allegro form?

to modulate to a new key

In sonata-allegro form, a modulatory section that leads from one theme to the next is called:

a bridge

The career of Joseph Haydn spanned the years from the formation of the Classical style to the beginning of Romanticism.

True

Chamber music blossomed in popularity in the Classical era.

True

Haydn served as a choirboy in:

Vienna

Mozart's Eine kleine Nachtmusik is an example of:

a serenade.

Using material from an earlier movement in a symphony is called:

Cyclical form.

The fourth movement of a Classical symphony is usually quicker and lighter than the first movement.

True

The most important instrumental genre of the Classical period is:

Symphony

The text of the Ode to Joy is by:

Schiller

The first movement of Mozart's Piano Concerto in G major, K. 453, is monothematic.

False

Mozart's Piano Concerto in G major, K. 453, begins with the first theme stated by the piano.

False

The finale of a Classical concerto is often in rondo form.

True

The outer movements of Beethoven's Piano Sonata in C-sharp minor, Op. 27, No. 2, share a common mood and expressive quality.

False

The dreamy first movement of the Moonlight Sonata features:

A singing melody
an accompaniment with arpreggios
and a strophic-like form.

The first movement of Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata is full of stormy virtuosity.

False

The overture of Don Giovanni is in what form?

sonata-allegro

The tone of the Catalog aria, from Don Giovanni, is:

comic.

In the latter part of the eighteenth century, new opera types were devised that featured naturalness and simplicity.

True

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