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5 Matching questions

  1. Dido sings her famous lament in Purcell's opera Dido and Aeneas just prior to:
  2. Schumann's "In The Lovely Month of May" is from which song cycle?
  3. Total abandonment of tonality (centering in a key). Atonal music moves from one level of dissonance to another, without areas of relaxation.
  4. The third movement of a Classical symphony is most frequently in:
  5. The final section of a sonata-allegro movement, which rounds it off with vigorious closing cadence, is:
  1. a Atonality.
  2. b A Poet's Love.
  3. c The coda.
  4. d Killing herself.
  5. e Minuet and trio form.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The actress Harriet Smithson.
  2. The Nazi invasion of Russia in 1942.
  3. Wagner.
  4. Tragically.
  5. An aria.

5 True/False questions

  1. A theme may be fragmented by dividing it into smaller units called:A ground bass.


  2. Which movement of a symphony is traditionally the slowest?The second movement.


  3. What is the program, or story, behind Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun?Counterpoint.


  4. Which of the following dance types was NOT standard in a Baroque suiteFanny Mendelssohn Hensel.


  5. The first era of Western music in which instrumental music was as important as vocal music was the:Baroque era.


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