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From a trip to which country did Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel draw inspiration for her work The Year?
Following her mother's death, Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel took over
organizing the famous family Sunday concerts.
Music in eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century America was wildly divergent from European traditions
Protestant settlers in New England did not have printed music books until the eighteenth century
Foster's Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair is primarily composed in what texture?
homophonic with some polyphonic
The chief difference between a symphonic poem and a program symphony is
the number of movements in the work
Hector Berlioz looked to the writings of Shakespeare as the basis for both operas and symphonic works
Mendelssohn's music for Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream is a famous example of
Which term describes a one-movement work possibly written to introduce a larger work, but played independently?
Which type of program best describes Smetana's The Moldau?
graphic, depicting actual events or places
In which movement of Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique is the Dies irae (Day of Wrath) theme from the Mass for the Dead heard
Composers expressed their nationalism through music by basing their compositions on
songs and dances of their people.
the celebration of a national hero, event, or place.
Which best describes the character of the fourth movement of Symphonie fantastique
a diabolical march
Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique exemplifies the type of program music known as:
The program symphony
What does the loud chord immediately after the statement of the idée fixe at the end of the fourth movement in Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique represent?
the falling of the guillotine's blade
Brahms's Symphony No. 3 exemplifies cyclical structure, bringing back themes at the close from the first movement
The scherzo differs from the traditional minuet and trio in that it follows a modified sonata form
The opening melody of the third movement in Brahms's Symphony No. 3 is given to which instrument
Brahms's Symphony No. 3 in F major uses none of the forms often found in late eighteenth-century symphonies.
The middle movements of the New World Symphony are programmatic, based on:
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's Song of Hiawatha.
The Romantic symphony follows the exact forms and proportions of the Classical genre of Beethoven
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