professor wood music appreciation exam 2 - based off of study guide
Terms in this set (42)
What does baroque mean ?
misshapen or distorted (comes from a portugese word)
what all does opera involve?
vocal and instrumental music, poetry, acting, scenery, and costumes
what is a liberatto?
the text of the script of an opera
Who is Henry Purcell?
famous for his opera, Dido and Aeneas
what is a cantata?
a genre that was made famous by Bach.
why was the cantata composed?
to serve as part of a lutheran church service
whats an oratorio?
a genre that was made famous by handel
what is a large scale dramatic genre with a sacred text?
what happens during a lining-out?
a leader sings each line of a song and the congregation repeats it
who composed "water music"
what is "water music" an example of?
Baroque dance suite
What types of movements does a Baroque dance suite consist of?
hornpipe, allemande, and courante
name 3 famous instrument manufacturers :
1. Stradivarius 2. Guarneri 3. Amati
during a baroque concerto, what could you expect to happen?
a soloist or group of soloists alternates with a larger accompanying ensemble
what did Vivaldi compose?
the 4 seasons
what is a Ritornello?
a short recurring instrumental passage that is often found in baroque concerti
what is an example of program music?
what does the soloist, in Vivaldi's spring, mimic?
the sound of a bird on his/her violin
Who doe the "Viennese School" of composition include?
1. haydn 2. Mozart 3. Beethoven
what was the most prevalent texture during the classical era?
what is Thematic development?
"music expression of a theme by varying its melodic outline, harmony, or rhythm"
The first movement of a symphony or string quartet is likely to be _____ and ____
long and dramatic at an allegro tempo
the second movement of a symphony or a string quartet is likely to be _____ and ____
slow and lyrical
the third symphony of a symphony or string quartet is likely to be ___
______ spent most of his career working for the Esterhaz family
_____ composed his final 12 symphonies to be performed in London
name the 3 main sections of Sonato-Allegro Form in order
1. exposition 2. development 3. recapitulation
the development section of the sonata-allegro form had ___,____,___, and ____ themes
cried, expanded,contracted, and broken apart
Who is Wolfgang's Amadeus mozart's father?
A sonato is typically performed by :
one solo instrument (usually piano) or duos (violin and piano, for example)
The first movement of Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata is a "________"
"Song without Words"
Moonlight Sonata is ______ than traditional sonatas of the classical era
Beethoven is an important transitional figure between which periods ?
the classical and romantic periods
what is beethoven's 3rd symphony titled?
Who did Beethoven originally dedicated Eroica to ?
Beethoven's 5th symphony is considered to be :
a model of the symphony genre
what is beethoven's 5th symphony known for ?
its short-short-sort-long motive
Beethoven's 9th symphony contains the ____ tune
ode to joy
What is opera Buffa?
the italian term for comic opera, especially from the classical era
mozart's open "Don Giovanni" contains aspects of both ____ and ____
opera buffs and opera seria
Lorenzo da Ponte was the :
librettist of "Don Giovanni"
in mozart's opera, ______, who is eventually dragged to hell for his evil ways?