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music test 3
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In musical compositions, a theme is
a musical idea that is used as a building block
The repetition of a motive at a higher or lower pitch level is called a:
In absolute music, the lack of a prescribed story or text to hold the music together makes the element of ________ especially important
Which of the following genres does NOT usually follow the general structure of a multimovement cycle
A string quartet consists of
two violins, viola, and cello
Which of the following was NOT a major composer of string quartets
Which movement is the most highly organized and most characteristic of the multimovement cycle?
Haydn served as a choirboy in
The Classical symphony had its roots in the:
How many movements are typical of pre-Classical symphonies
How many movements are typical of pre-Classical symphonies?
the earliest classical symphony is characterized by quickly ascending themes with a strong rhythmic drive. these are know as _____ themes.
The typical Classical orchestra consisted of ________ players
How many movements make up a typical Haydn symphony
The nickname "father of the symphony" was earned by
Haydn composed the Military Symphony for his second visit to ________
Mozart's Eine kleine Nachtmusik is an example of a
The three main sections of sonata-allegro form are the exposition, the development, and the
Which composer rebelled against the patronage system and struggled to achieve financial independence
Which of the following best describes the form of the first movement of Mozart's Eine kleine Nachtmusik?
Which of the following best describes the opening of the first movement of Mozart's Eine kleine Nachtmusik
What is the standard meter of the minuet?
The overall form of a minuet and trio is best outlined as:
The Italian words da capo are commonly found in ________ form
How many movements are in a Classical concerto
A typical feature of a concerto is a free solo passage without orchestral accompaniment called the
The first movement of a Classical concerto is in sonata-allegro form with a
The typical first movement of a Classical concerto begins with
Mozart wrote the Piano Concerto in G Major, K. 453, for a performance by
babette von ployer
What is the form of the first movement of Mozart's Piano Concerto in G Major, K. 453?
first movement concerto form
How does the orchestral exposition of the first movement of Mozart's Piano Concerto in G Major, K. 453 differ from the exposition in a symphony sonata-allegro
remains in one key area
What is the form of the second movement of Mozart's Piano Concerto in G Major, K. 453?
theme and variations
Which of the following was NOT a favored sonata instrumentation during the late eighteenth century
piano and trumpet
Beethoven supported himself through
all of the above
Beethoven's career is often divided into ________ compositional periods.
how many symphonies did beethoven write
The dreamy first movement of the Moonlight Sonata features
all of the above
The first movement of Beethoven's Piano Sonata in C-sharp minor, Op. 27, No. 2
a modified song form
The second movement of Beethoven's Piano Sonata in C-sharp minor, Op. 27, No. 2 is
a gentle scherzo and trio
The third movement of Beethoven's Piano Sonata in C-sharp minor, Op. 27, No. 2 is
filled with restless emotion
Which work by Beethoven is called the Choral Symphony
the 9th symphony
The "Ode to Joy" is the finale of Beethoven's
symphony no 9
How many movements does Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 have?
Which of the following does NOT describe the final movement of Beethoven's Symphony No. 5
The movement ends in despair, just like the first movement
The rigid conventions of opera seriawere shaped largely by
Mozart's librettist for Don Giovanni was:
lorenzo da ponte
The tone of the Catalogue Aria from Mozart's Don Giovanni is
Oratorios primarily drew their stories from
The ________ accompanies the baritone voice in the Tuba mirum section of Mozart's Requiem.
Which of the following best describes the mood of the Dies iraefrom Mozart's Requiem?
fearful and then wondering
The text of Mozart's Requiem is sung in
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