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Which of the following best describes the role of women in nineteenth-century music?

The piano provided women with a socially acceptable performance outlet.

Which does NOT characterize Romantic music?

reserved emotions

The democratic character of the Romantic movement is illustrated by:

sympathy for the oppressed. interest in folk culture. faith in humankind and its destiny. all of the above

The poem Elfking was written by Heinrich Heine.

The poem Elfking was written by Heinrich Heine.

The song form that combines features of strophic and through-composed forms is called modified strophic.

The song form that combines features of strophic and through-composed forms is called modified strophic.

Schumann was a carefree spirit with a happy disposition who lived a long, productive life as a composer.

Schumann was a carefree spirit with a happy disposition who lived a long, productive life as a composer.

Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel's output is dominated by:

Lieder and piano music.

As in the eighteenth century, nineteenth-century virtuoso pianists were almost always prominent composers as well.

False

The mazurka is a Hungarian folk dance.

False

Hymns from eighteenth-century America survived only through oral traditions.

True

Berlioz was one of the boldest musical innovators of the nineteenth century.

True

"The Mighty Five" were composers from:

Russia.

Who composed the opera The Bartered Bride?

Smetana

Grieg's In the Hall of the Mountain King from Peer Gynt is unified by a recurring:

theme.

Concertos in the nineteenth century often emphasized virtuosity.

True

The typical Romantic symphony has four movements.

True

Of the following, which does NOT describe symphony composition in the Romantic era?

Composers wrote more symphonies than their Classical counterparts.

The Harlem Renaissance was an early twentieth-century movement that promoted the creative efforts of African Americans.

True

In addition to composing music, Wagner was an important:

writer

What composer created the music drama?

Wagner

What was Verdi's last opera, completed at age eighty?

Falstaff

Wagner pushed major-minor tonality to extreme limits with his style of chromatic harmony.

True

Cio-Cio-San, in Puccini's Madame Butterfly, worked as a geisha prior to her marriage.

True

The solo voice begging for deliverance in the Libera me: Requiem aeternam section of Verdi's Requiem is:

a soprano.

Tchaikovsky suffered from depression and guilt over his homosexuality.

True

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