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Chapter 29 Enjoyment Music

Ruth thompson enjoyment of music
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Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel lived a long and productive life
false
Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel was encouraged to pursue a musical career by her family
false
From a trip to which country did Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel draw inspiration for her work The Year?
Italy
Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel wrote several large-scale works as well as many Lieder
true
Chopin paid homage to his Eastern European ancestry by composing
mazurkas and polaniase
Following her mother's death, Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel took over
organizing the famous family Sunday concerts.
Stephen Foster's music is inspired by the time he spent living in the American South
false
Music publication in early America was largely comprised of what kind of music
devotional
Music in eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century America was wildly divergent from European traditions
false
Stephen Foster is known for his ballads, minstrel show tunes, and plantation songs
true
Shape-note notation was designed for people who could not read music
true
Devotional music from nineteenth-century America has no presence in modern spiritual music
false
Stephen Foster's Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair was inspired by real life experiences
true
Protestant settlers in New England did not have printed music books until the eighteenth century
false
Foster's Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair is primarily composed in what texture?
homophonic with some polyphonic
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov represents the
russian nationalist school
Jean Sibelius represents the
Scandinavian school
The chief difference between a symphonic poem and a program symphony is
the number of movements in the work
Bedrich Smetana represents the
Bohemian school
Which of the following is a type of program music written to accompany plays
incidental music
Edvard Grieg represents the
Scandinavian nationalist school
Grieg's Peer Gynt was the result of a collaborative work with which playwright
Henrick Ibsen
Grieg's Peer Gynt was the result of a collaborative work with which playwright
the idee fixe
Hector Berlioz looked to the writings of Shakespeare as the basis for both operas and symphonic works
true
Mendelssohn's music for Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream is a famous example of
incidental music
Which category of program music best describes Peer Gynt?
incidental music
Which term describes a one-movement work possibly written to introduce a larger work, but played independently?
concert overture
Which type of program best describes Smetana's The Moldau?
graphic, depicting actual events or places
Which term describes a one-movement work for orchestra with a literary program
symphonic poem
In which movement of Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique is the Dies irae (Day of Wrath) theme from the Mass for the Dead heard
the fifth
Berlioz's innovations include his orchestration effects
true
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
The Moldau is part of a cycle of works known as:
my country
Which composer is generally credited with the first use of the term "symphonic poem"?
Franz Liszt
Instrumental music that has some literary or pictorial association is called:
Program music
Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique exemplifies the type of program music known as:
The program symphony
Manuel de Falla represents the
Spanish nationalist school
The inspiration for Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique was
the actress Harriet Smithson.
Music lacking any literary or pictorial association is called:
absolute music
Which of the following is NOT true about Hector Berlioz?
He was a German Romantic composer.
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
Antonín Dvorák represents the
Czech School
Which category of program music best describes The Moldau?
Symphonic Poem
Dvorák wrote a number of operas that reflected the influence of his homeland.
true
Romantic composers often wrote a longer last movement of a symphony to balance the first.
true
How many symphonies did Brahms write?
four
Which composer nurtured Brahms's talents, taking him into his home?
Robert Schumann
While in the United States, Dvorák was particularly drawn to
African American spirituals
Brahms's Symphony No. 3 exemplifies cyclical structure, bringing back themes at the close from the first movement
true
Dvorák rarely included elements of his own musical culture into his symphonic compositions
False
Brahms wrote all of his symphonies after he turned forty
true
The scherzo differs from the traditional minuet and trio in that it follows a modified sonata form
False
Unlike the symphonic poem, the symphony is often absolute music, without a program.
True
The opening melody of the third movement in Brahms's Symphony No. 3 is given to which instrument
The cellos
Brahms's Symphony No. 3 in F major uses none of the forms often found in late eighteenth-century symphonies.
False
The Romantic symphony required a larger orchestra than that of the Classical masters
True
The third movement of the nineteenth-century symphony is most likely in
scherzo and trio form.
Dvorák came to America in the 1890s and taught in ______:
New York
Brahms wrote his Requiem mass in memory of:
His Mother
Dvorák wrote his ninth symphony, the New World in:
The United States
The Romantic symphony cycle typically has three movements
False
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
False
Which is the typical tempo structure for a symphony?
fast, slow, fast-paced triple dance, fast.
The first movement of a Romantic symphony is usually the most dramatic and features the use of sonata-allegro form
true