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Chapter 24

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The cadenza in the first movement of the concerto is heard:
at the close of the recapulation
Which statement best describes the mood and tempo of the first movement of Mozart's Piano Concerto in G major, K. 453?
graceful melodies, played allegro
The virtuoso pianist Maria Anna Mozart was the ______ of the composer.
sister
A brilliant solo passage in the manner of an improvisation within a concerto is called a(n):
cadanza
Which tempo scheme is standard for the movements of a concerto?
fast slow fast
Of the three movements of the piano concerto, which typically does not contain a cadenza?
the second
Mozart only wrote concertos for the piano for which he, himself, was soloist.
false
The first movement of Mozart's Piano Concerto in G major opens with:
an orchestra ritornello
When the piano is first heard in the opening concerto movement, it plays the first theme:
in a more decorative version
Mozart wrote many of his piano concertos to showcase his own performance skills.
true
Who was the talented blind pianist and organist for whom both Mozart and Salieri wrote concertos?
Maria Theresia von Paradis
The favored solo instrument in the Classical concerto was:
the piano
Who was the gifted piano student for whom Mozart wrote his Piano Concerto in G major, K. 453?
Barbara von ployer
How many movements are standard in a Classical concerto?
three
Which of the following best describes first-movement concerto form?
sonata-allegro form with double exposition
Which Classical-era composer did much to promote the music careers of his female students?
mozart
In a cadenza during a concerto from the Classical period, the orchestra improvises freely.
false
First-movement concerto form is based on principles from Baroque ritornello and the sonata-allegro forms.
true
The Classical concerto has three movements.
true