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Music 2

the principle of organization whereby we hear a piece of music in relation to a central tone is called:
the process of passing from one key to another is known as:
music without a story or text
which best describes absolute music?
a bridge
in sonata-allegro form, a modulatory section that leads from one theme to the next is called:
the three main sections of sonata-allegro form are the exposition, development, and:
all of the above
which of the following is a common characteristic of the second movement of a sonata cycle?
minuet and trio form
in the Classical sonata cycle, the third movement was usually in:
the overall form of a minuet and trio is best described as:
all of the above
what was the force that had an impact on the Classic era?
1775 to 1825
the Classical period in music ranged from approximately:
the symphony
the most important instrumental form of the Classical period was:
opera buffa is comic opera from what country?
the piano
the instrument that Mozart played and that he wrote many concertos for was:
sonata-allegro form
the first movement of a symphony is usually in:
explosive and independent
Beethoven's temperament could best be described as:
he became deaf
Beethoven suffered perhaps the most traumatic of all maladies for a musician. What was it?
the piano
which was Beethoven's own instrument, for which he wrote numerous concertos and sonatas?
a double exposition
the first movement of a Classical concerto features sonata-allegro form with:
the cadenza
a typical feature of a concerto is a free solo passage without orchestral accompaniment called:
interest in the bizarre or macabre
all of the following are characteristic of music of the Classical era EXCEPT:
all of the above
the democratic character of the Romantic movement is illustrated by:
reserved emotions
which does NOT characterize Romantic music?
all of the above
Schubert lived a tragically short life, but was a remarkably prolific composer of: