Music Appreciation- Romantic Era
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What author and poet was highly influenced by the Sturm und Drang movement of the 1770s?
For what performance forces did Mussorgsky originally compose Pictures at an Exhibition?
T/F: Bizet's opera Carmen and Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture are examples of nationalism in 19th century music.
T/F: Georges Bizet died within months of the premiere of his masterpiece, Carmen, and was thus unaware that his opera would become one of the most popular of all time.
Which statement about Schubert's life is NOT true?
He disliked Beethoven's music and philosophy so much that he refused to attend Beethoven's funeral.
What is the term for a flexible approach to rhythm in which performers can stretch or contract the rhythmic values of a melody without altering the overall pace?
Which Italian composer wrote Lucia di Lammermoor, an opera based on a novel by Sir Walter Scott?
How did Romantic composers treat the length of their works in comparison with their Classical predecessors?
Their pieces had a much wider range of length, both longer and shorter
Which composer discussed in this chapter continued the tradition of the oratorio by composing a work based on the life of the prophet Elijah?
In what city did Chopin spend most of his career?
Which of the following is NOT a new trend that arose in music and the arts in the 19th century?
Which composer discussed in this section struggled with the conservative teachings of the Paris Conservatory?
When is a "canzone" typically sung in an Italian opera?
Outside the dramatic action
T/F: The increasing use of dissonance in the 19th century progressively strengthened the power of the tonic in their music and solidified the practice of tonal harmony.
T/F: Wagner organized his operas around leitmotifs, or melodies meant to evoke particular characters, objects, or occurrences.
T/F: The following is the correct order in which these composers lived and worked.
Which composer traveled, seeking to help develop a uniquely "American" style of music?
T/F: Franz Liszt reveled in his status as a celebrity and added to the buzz surrounding his performances through theatrical touches like making a grand stage entrance and dressing in the full dress uniform of a Hungarian officer.
What was Wagner's term for his operas?
Which composer is associated with the movement for the unification of Italy?
Which composer, discussed in this chapter, wrote Thus Spake Zarathustra, a tone poem widely used in film?
Which composer established the conventions of Italian Romantic opera at the beginning of the 19th century?
T/F: While she composed large-scale pieces before her marriage, Clara Wieck Schumann focused on smaller-scale solo piano pieces and songs after marrying Robert.
What is the most important triad within the system of tonal harmony?
What is a "glissando?"
A musical effect of gliding rapidly through several pitches
Which composer used a device that he or she called the "idée fixe?"
Which statement about Fanny Hensel's life is NOT true?
She, like many other composers in the 19th century, died of syphilis
five-note scale associated with folk music
type of double aria used in 19th century Italian opera
Cuban dance in slow duple meter popularized in the 19th century
technique that allows string players to perform two-note chords
What instrument did Robert Schumann study under his future father-in-law?
T/F: Certainly the most prominent member of the so-called "mighty handful," Tchaikovsky sought to make a decisive break with mainline European musical traditions and create a unique, distinctively Russian school of composition.
Which is the term for music intended to be heard and appreciated in purely musical terms?
Which composer was widely considered a champion of musical conservatism and absolute music?
T/F: Jean-Jacques Rousseau's Confessions exposed candid feelings freed from the conventions of literary style.
song based on a narrative poem that tells a story
dance of the Polish aristocracy in 3/4 time
song form that uses the same music for different stanzas
shorter, one-movement work usually inspired by a programmatic idea
short instrumental piece designed to explore a particular technical challenge
Which of the following is a novel by Victor Hugo?
What piece is widely considered Bellini's masterpiece?
Which composer left a post in Vienna to conduct the Metropolitan Opera in New York City?
Which of the following is a dance that originated among the Polish peasantry?
Which type of performer uses a baton?
Each verse is the same music. Same music for each verse.
Choplin was called what?
Poet of the Piano
Sell out concerts Rockstar
Piano prodigy. Helped promote music making in the home for women. Felix Mendelssohn sister.
Writes symphonies. Writes with programatic music
Wrote in traditional forms
Fantastic. E-Day fix- Fixed musical idea
Wrote Fantastic Symphony- programatic symphony
Writes in realism pattern- Verismo
Went to America
Trying to make more music emotional
Little musical snit bits that represent something
"Truth" based on real life stories
What do we call work written for soloist and orchestra?
What do we call a song form without any alterations in the melody?
Who was the Russian composer died under mysterious circumstances?
Who was the composer that wrote over 600 German leader songs?
Who was the Poet of Piano?
Which German composer preferred musical drama instead of operas?
What is a multiple movement work based on literally storyline and on fixed ideas?
Who was the composer is apart of the "mighty handful"?
What realism in opera?
What is the texture in 19th century?
Music brings out forms of classical era
Romeo and Juliet is an example of what type of music?
Shows a literally text
Character pieces are written for what instrument?
Piano-Chopin wrote the character pieces
What form did Verdi write in?