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Ruth thompson enjoyment of music

Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel lived a long and productive life


Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel was encouraged to pursue a musical career by her family


From a trip to which country did Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel draw inspiration for her work The Year?


Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel wrote several large-scale works as well as many Lieder


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


Music publication in early America was largely comprised of what kind of music


Music in eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century America was wildly divergent from European traditions


Stephen Foster is known for his ballads, minstrel show tunes, and plantation songs


Shape-note notation was designed for people who could not read music


Devotional music from nineteenth-century America has no presence in modern spiritual music


Stephen Foster's Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair was inspired by real life experiences


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

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


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


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.


Romantic composers often wrote a longer last movement of a symphony to balance the first.


How many symphonies did Brahms write?


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


Dvorák rarely included elements of his own musical culture into his symphonic compositions


Brahms wrote all of his symphonies after he turned forty


The scherzo differs from the traditional minuet and trio in that it follows a modified sonata form


Unlike the symphonic poem, the symphony is often absolute music, without a program.


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.


The Romantic symphony required a larger orchestra than that of the Classical masters


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


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


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


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