5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel's Under the Greenwood Tree is written for:
- Who was Haydn's principal patron?
- Music for a small ensemble of two to about ten players with one player to a part is called:
- A short phrase repeated over and over in the bass is called:
- Wagner called his operas:
- a Prince Esterhazy.
- b Music dramas.
- c A ground bass.
- d Chamber music.
- e Unaccompanied four-voice choir.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Camptown Races.
- A four-note motive.
- There is no break between the third and fourth movements.
- The size of orchestras decreased, making for more compact ensembles.
5 True/False Questions
A jazz style that sets syllables without meaning (vocables) to an improvised vocal line. → Scat singing.
----- is NOT an important composer of nineteenth-century Lieder. → Nine.
The late Renaissance madrigal came to full flower in the music of: → Lied.
Which American city is the birthplace of jazz? → Lied.
What is the program, or story, behind Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun? → The text describes a faun, a mythological creature of the forest that is half man, half goat. This "simple sensuous passionate being" awakes in the woods and tries to remember: was he visited by three lovely nymphs, or was this but a dream? He will never know. The sun is warm, the earth fragrant. He curls himself up and falls into a wine-drugged sleep.