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Music Appreciation Test II
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Classicism, as a stylistic period in music, figured prominently during the years.
pure and simple
While "Baroque" suggested ornate, gaudy, and over-the-top, what two words best describe the classical style?
middle-class market for printed music
What had a huge impact on how many composers wrote music in the Classical period? A. Plague/Black Death B. development of indoor plumbing C. middle-class market for printed music D. the French Revolution
By the end of Beethoven's life, pianos were similar to those we have today. A. true B. false
a little canned sauasge
We have _____ named after the city that was the seat of the Holy Roman Empire in which Mozart, Haydn, and Beethoven lived and worked. A. a cigarette B. a type of window shade C. an energy drink D. a little canned sausage
it had more musicians, it had more variety and rapid changes of tone and colour.
How was Classical orchestra different from that of the past?
Strings, woodwinds, brass and percussion.
What families of instruments were present in virtually all Classical orchestras?
Violin, Viola, Cello, bass, double bass
Stringed instrument parts of the Classical orchestra: _____, _____, _____, ____, ______
Specify the type and number of WOODWINDS in the Classical Orchestra.
Specify the type and number of BRASS in the Classical Orchestra
Specify the type and number of PERCUSSION in the Classical Orchestra
George Frederic Handel
Which of the following composers is not considered one of the masters of the classical period? A. Joseph Haydn B. George Frederic Handel C. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart D. Ludwig Van Beethoven
Johann Christoph Friedrich & Johann Christian
Two sons of a Baroque composer wrote music in a style that would usher in the Classical period in music. Who were they? _____________ and _______________
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Name the child prodigy ___________
March 31 1732
Hayden born ______
January 27 1756
Mozart born ______
Both Mozart and Beethoven sought out this composer for instruction: ____________
Who pushed the envelope of the Classical period, and introduced the expansion of expression that would become the symbol of the Romantic period? A. Haydn, B. JC Bach C. Beethoven D. Palestrina
Haydn used the Farewell Symphony to suggest
A. that the emperor should abdicate his position B. that Haydn himself planned to leave his position C. the working hours were too long D. it was time to pack up and head back to Vienna
Who wrote the most symphonies? _____________
Mozart wrote A. all genres of the time B. mainly opera C. mainly symphonies and requiems D. comic opera, cantatas, symphonies, and some chamber music
Which composer got to attend his own funeral? A. Mozart B. Haydn C. Beethoven D. all of the above
The texture of most Classical music is A. ternary B. polyphonic C. homophonic D. a cappella
The most prominent form of chamber music in the Classical period was A. trio sonata B. string quartet C. woodwind quintet D. piano octet
C & D
Classical chamber music is A. just music, B. music in caves, C. music in an intimate setting such as a parlor, D. performed by a small group of 2-9 musicians, E. C & D
What does the string quartet consist of? A. two violins, a violist, and a cellist B. a harpsichord and three violins C. flute and piano D. two cellos, harpsichord, and a bass.
The minuet is generally the ______ movement of a Classical sympony.
The minuet movement consists of three parts: minuet, trio, then repeat of the minuet. A. True B. False
(TRICKY:) The words "da capo" appear at the end of the A. trio B. sonata C. minuet D. cadenza
The form that perhaps brings some relief from tension in a larger work is A. binary B. minuet & trio C. rondo D. sonata-allegro
Form of most 1st movements starting in the Classical era
Sonata-Allegro: A. form of most 1st movements starting in the Classical era B. An early compound that thinned mucus and reduced the symptoms of hay fever C. Mozart's second comic opera D. happy sound E. A and D
Basso continuo reached its zenith (high point) in the Classical period. A. True B. False
In the solo concerto A. the conductor and soloist are featured B. the soloist is usually primary, with orchestra accompanying C. orchestra and soloist alternate playing D. the soloist and orchestra perform a duet together, with both being featured and equal
A brilliant solo section in a concerto designed to display the performer's virtuosity is called A. Fermata, B. Da Capo, C. Cadenza, D. a pause
F, S, Minuet, F
Typical symphony outline - A. F - S - Minuet - F B. S - F - Minuet - F, C. Intro - F - Minuet - F, D. S - F - S - F
sonata-allegro form or first movement form
Sonata form, also called _______________
introduction, exposition, recapitulation and a coda
What are the four parts of sonata form?
What is a common rondo pattern?
How many movements are there in a concerto?
Requiem is a Mass for the _______.
tempo and character
Many Classical period instrumental compositions consisted of several movements that contrast in tone and _______________ (character)
How many symphonies did Beethoven write?
Beethoven's preference for the third movement of the symphony was the A. Minuet, B. Scherzo, C. Serenade, D. Rondo
Beethoven's opera: ________________
____________ wrote the symphony identified as "No. 40 in G-minor, K. 550."
student of Mozart
Who finished Mozart's Requiem? A. CPE Bach, B. Mozart, C. student of Mozart, D. the choir
____________ wrote the symphony identified as "No. 94?"
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