Of the following, which does NOT describe Romantic orchestral music?
Composers produced more symphonies than their Classical-era counterparts.
Of the following, which does NOT describe orchestras of the nineteenth century?
The size of orchestras decreased, making for more compact ensembles.
Schumann's "In the lovely month of May" is from which song cycle?
A Poet's Love.
Despite her gender, Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel was encouraged by her family to pursue a career in music.
Which of the following describes the music in America during the early nineteenth century?
Music was largely imported from Europe.
In Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique, the idée fixe:
Symbolizes the beloved, recures by virtue of the literary program, and unifies the five movements, which are diverse in character and mood.
Of the following, which does NOT characterize Grieg's Morning Mood from Peer Gynt?
prominent roles for a solo trumpet and trombone
Of the following, which does NOT describe symphony composition in the Romantic era?
Composers wrote more symphonies than their Classical counterparts
Wagner's recurring themes that represent specific characters, emotions, or ideas are called leitmotifs.
Which composer has been considered to be the single most important phenomenon in the artistic life of the latter half of the nineteenth century?
Why did Wotan deprive Brünnhilde of her immortality and leave her sleeping inside a ring of fire?
because she, overcome with compassion, attempted to save Siegmund's life in battle