5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Dido sings her famous lament in Purcell's opera Dido and Aeneas just prior to:
- Schumann's "In The Lovely Month of May" is from which song cycle?
- Total abandonment of tonality (centering in a key). Atonal music moves from one level of dissonance to another, without areas of relaxation.
- The third movement of a Classical symphony is most frequently in:
- The final section of a sonata-allegro movement, which rounds it off with vigorious closing cadence, is:
- a Atonality.
- b A Poet's Love.
- c The coda.
- d Killing herself.
- e Minuet and trio form.
5 Multiple choice questions
- The actress Harriet Smithson.
- The Nazi invasion of Russia in 1942.
- An aria.
5 True/False questions
A theme may be fragmented by dividing it into smaller units called: → A ground bass.
Which movement of a symphony is traditionally the slowest? → The second movement.
What is the program, or story, behind Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun? → Counterpoint.
Which of the following dance types was NOT standard in a Baroque suite → Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel.
The first era of Western music in which instrumental music was as important as vocal music was the: → Baroque era.