Music- The Romantic Era
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"Liberty, Equality, Fraternity" was the slogan of the
Musicians and composers achieved a higher social status during the Romantic era than in the Classical era. T/F
Romantic artists were drawn to
the fanciful and the passionate
What effect did the Industrial Revolution have on the production of musical instruments?
All of the above
None of the above
All of the above
What was the effect of the move from the salon to the public concert hall on the size of the Romantic orchestras?
How would you describe exoticism in music?
music from other lands or cultures
Name a musical work that is not representative of exoticism:
- Brahms: Symphony No 4
- Puccini: Madame Butterfly
- Tchaikovsky: Capriccio Italian
- Rimsky-Korsakov: Sheherazade
Brahms: Symphony No 4
Which of the following is NOT typical of Romantic music?
Romantic composers did not write as many symphonies as their Classical era counterparts because:
- their harmony was more chromatic
- their orchestras were larger
- their symphonies were longer and more complex
- all of the above
- none of the above
all of the above
Alphonse du Lamartine
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Which of the following is Romantic?
harmony is chromatic and treated expressively
A song form that is composed from beginning to end without repetitions of whole sections is called
A song form in which the same melody is repeated for each stanza is known as:
A song form in which the same melody is repeated for several stanzas but then changed at the end to emphasize the text is called:
modified strophic form
A group of Lieder unified by a descriptive or narrative theme is known as a
A lied is a German song form for solo voice and piano. T/F
The composer normally writes the lyrics for the Lied. T/F
The Lied composer often attempts to portray musically the imagery of the poem. T/F
Favorite themes of the Lied include love and nature. T/F
Schubert's "Earlking" Narrator
sung middle register, minor mode
Schubert's "Earlking" Father
sung low register, minor mode, reassuring
Schubert's "Earlking" Son
sung high register, minor mode, frightenced
Schubert's "Earlking" Erlking
sung medium range, major mode; coaxing, then insistent
Schubert's "Earlking" Horse
played in the left hand of the piano
Which genre is NOT a part of Chopin's compositional output?
Chopin was romantically involved with George Sand, the renowned:
Frederick Chopin spent Mose of his productive career in
The piano changed little technically during the nineteenth century. T/F
The short lyric piano work might be considered the instrumental equivalent of the nineteenth-century Lied. T/F
Clara Schumann's personal life was closely linked with two major composers: Robert Schumann and Johaness Brahms. T/F
The piano was a popular instrument for amateur musicians in the nineteenth century. T/F
The nineteenth century was an age of grat virus pianists. T/F
What is tempo rubato?
Instrumental piece that has some literary or pectoral association supplied by the composer
A type of program music written to accompany plays.
A one-movement work for orchestra with a literary program.
symphonic poem or tone poem
A multi movement orchestra work with literary program.
A one-movement work originally written to introduce a large work, but played independently
What composer is generally credited with the first use of the term symphonic poem?
What composer used the term "idea fixe" to associate a theme with a character?
The chief difference between a symphonic poem and a program symphony is:
the number of movements in the work
Berlioz won the coveted Prix de Rome in 1830. T/F
Berlioz was an Italian composer. T/F
Symphonie fantastique is autobiographical, inspired by the composer's infatuation with a Shakespearean actress. T/f
The "idée fixe" is stated in each movement of "Symphony Fantastique", and is never varied musically. T/F
The program of Symphony Fantastique exemplifies the Romantic interest in the macabre and the bizarre. T/F