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A brilliant solo section in a concerto designed to display the performer's virtuosity is called
Instrumental music associated with a story, poem,idea,or scene, popular during the romantic period, is called
Which of the following statements is not true?
Between the ages of six and fifteen, Mozart was continually on tour in England and Europe
The most famous riot in music history occurred in Pairs in 1913 at the first performance of
Igor Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring
Medieval music that consists of Gregoian Chant and one or more additional meldoic lines is called
Presenting the subject of a fugue from right to left, or beginning with the last and proceeding backward to the first not, is called
Even though Smetana was deaf at the time, he composed a musical work depicting Bohemia's main river as it flows through the country side. The name of the river, and the musical composition, is the
The music director of a baroque court was usually not responsible for
the discipline of the other musicians
Which of the following statements is not true of secular music in middle ages?
Some 1650 troubadour and trovere melodies have bee preserved
A baroque musical composition usually expresses within the same movement
one basic mood, a wide variety of moods, and constantly changing mood
Drawing creative inspiration from cultures of lands foreign to the composer is knonwn as
The is the person who beats time, indicates expression, cues in musicans, and controls the blance among instruments and voices
The respect given Henry Purcell by his fellow Englishmen is evidenced by his burial in
An earily expressive kind of declamation midway between song and speech, introduced during the expressionist period is
The glissando, a techinque widely used the twentieth century, is
a motive or phrase that is repeated persistently at the same pitch throughtout a section
A slow, lyrical intimate composition for piano, associated with evening and night time, is the
The contrasting epidsodes of Berlioz's Fantastic Symphony are unified by the recurrence of a theme known as the
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