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Chapter 22

The first movement of a string quartet is typically in:
sonata-allegro form
Which statement is accurate?
Mozart was a child prodigy who worked as a composer at the age of 5.
The K. number following each Mozart work refers to:
The name of the man who catalogued his compositions
The third movement of Eine kleine Nachtmusik features regular phrases.
What is the texture of the final variation in Haydn's Op. 76, No. 3, second movement?
polyphonic and homophonic
Mozart worked under the patronage of the Eszterházy court.
The title of Mozart's Eine kleine Nachtmusik means "a little dance music."
When were Haydn's Opus 76 quartets written?
mid 1790s
Mozart wrote a set of string quartets dedicated to Haydn.
Which of the following represents a typical string quartet ensemble?
two violins, a viola, and a cello
Which of the following statements best describes the tonality of the second movement of Op. 76, No. 3?
mostly in major
Haydn's String Quartet, Op. 76, No. 2 is nicknamed Emperor because:
the theme in the second movement is based on a hymn written for the Austrian empire
The divertimento and the serenade were both musical forms of entertainment in the Classical era.
Which composer famously began to write music before the age of five?
Haydn wrote his Emperor quartet based on a theme composed by the emperor.
The second movement of Op. 76, No. 3 is composed in what form?
theme and variations form
How many string quartets did Haydn write?
Which Classical composer may have influenced Haydn in his stylistic approach to the Opus 76 quartets?
Which of the following was Haydn's own instrument?
The first movement of Eine kleine Nachtmusik is in sonata-allegro form.
Which composer worked well under the patronage system?
The movement of Eine kleine Nachtmusik that is NOT in the home key (G major) is the third.
The favored chamber ensemble in the Classical era was the string quartet.
The overall form of the third movement of Eine kleine Nachtmusik is A-B-A. (minuet and trio)
The tempo scheme of the movements of Eine kleine Nachtmusik is best described as:
slow, fast, moderate, fast
The ____ movement of a string quartet is often in minuet and trio form.
Chamber music generally implies a large ensemble, with more than one player to a part.
At the time of Mozart's death:
He was working on his Requiem mass
The focus of Classical chamber music is soloistic virtuosity.