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MUS 145 Final Review
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How many quartets did Haydn write?
What are the opus numbers for Beethoven's 3 Middle quartets?
Op. 59, 74, 95
What mode is used in Beethoven's opus 132?
What does Heiliger Dankgesang refer to in Beethoven's opus 132?
Holy Song of Thanksgiving
What movement of Beethoven's opus 132 is Heiliger Dankgesang?
How many sections is Heiliger Dankegesang this piece divided into?
What is the pattern of a Lydian mode in whole steps & half steps?
Three whole steps, a half step, two more whole steps, and a half step
Where did Dvorak write the American Quartet?
What scale did Dvorak use in the American Quartet?
Smetana wrote 2 autobiographical pieces, what were they?
String Quartet No. 1/2 and Piano Trio in G minor
How many quartets did Bartok write?
In Bartok Quartet 6, each movement begins with a section marked what?
The opening of Bartok's 6th quartet is played by what solo instrument?
What major events were taking part in Bartok's life when he wrote this quartet?
World War 2 and his mother's sickness
The rhythm described as a Scotch Snap in Bartok's 6th quartet is also called what?
Who was Berg's teacher?
What system/scale did Berg use in the Lyric Suite?
Why did Shostakovich write Quartet #8?
To sum up his musical life and for a propaganda film about the bombing of Dresden
How many movements are in Shostakovich's 8th quartet?
What are the notes in Shostakovich's theme of quartet no 8?
Who is the Second Viennese school?
Berg, Schoenberg and Webern
Who is the First Viennese School?
Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven
Where did George Walker attend school?
George Walker received a double degree in what?
Piano and composition
Who was George Walker's composition teacher?
What prize did George Walker win?
Pulitzer Prize for Music
Name a famous Haydn quartet with a theme & variations movement?
What movement of Schubert's Quartet #14, Death and the Maiden is written in theme and variations form?
What Danbury composer wrote the quartet "From the Salvation Army?"
The first movement of Ives's quartet #1 is written in what musical form?
What Sphinx Organization composer wrote the String quartet "Strum"?
What female British composer, taught by Vaughan Williams, wrote 13 string quartets?
Which composer wrote a one movement string quartet, Italian Serenade, that was then arranged for viola and orchestra?
What Italian opera composer wrote one string quartet in a day?
Who refused to teach George Gershwin?
What composer, who was influenced by Tchaikovsky, wrote a quartet for violin, viola and 2 cellos?
Who was the Spanish composer, labelled as "the Spanish Mozart", died at the age of 20?
Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga
What Soviet composer quoted the DSCH motif in his String quartet #3?
In what concentration camp did Victor Ullman write his Quartet #3?
Schubert wrote 3 string trios all in what key?
How many string trios did Dvorak write?
What is the instrumentation of Dvorak's Terzetto?
2 violins and viola
How many movements are in Mozart's Divertimento in Eb, K563 for string trio?
What 2 composers wrote String Trios with themselves playing the viola part?
Dvorak and Mozart
In Schubert's string quintet, he doubles what instrument?
About how many string quintets did Boccherini write?
What instrument is doubled, beside the violin, in Boccherini's string quintets?
Schubert wrote a piano quintet, what is the instrumentation?
Piano, violin, viola, cello and double bass
What is the nickname of Schubert's piano quintet?
The fourth movement of Schubert's piano quintet is in what musical form?
Theme and variations
Dvorak wrote 2 string quintets, what is the instrumentation of each?
1st: doubled viola
2nd: adds double bass
Who wrote Verklarte Nacht?
What kind of chord is the "Verklarte Nacht" chord?
What does Verklarte Nacht mean?
What is the musical form of Verklarte Nacht?
How many sections are in Verklarte Nacht that follow the stanzas of the poem?
Name 4 composers that we discussed who wrote string sextets?
Brahms, Dvorak, Tchaikovsky, Strauss
Who was the "Archduke" Trio dedicated to?
What does Dumka refer to?
It is a musical form that is representative of lament and introspectiveness
What is the instrumentation of the Beethoven Septet?
Clarinet, horn, bassoon, violin, viola, cello, and double bass
The Beethoven septet is modeled after what piece by Mozart?
Mozart's string trio, K. 563
The fourth movement of Beethoven's septet is in what musical form?
Theme and variation
Who can claim credit as the first to write for piano quartet?
Who arranged Brahms Piano Quartet No. 1 for orchestra?
What activity inspired Mozart's Kegelstatt Trio?
In Mozart's Kegelstatt Trio what makes the Rondeaux unique?
7 part rondo
Schumann wrote a unique quintet, Andante & Variations, that includes 2 pianos, what are the other 3 instruments?
Horn and 2 cellos
What was the inspiration for Messian's Quartet for the End of Time?
Book of Revelations/Bible and the only instruments available at the camp
How many movements in Messian's Quartet for the End of Time?
What was Schumann's most productive chamber music year, completing 3 string quartets, piano quartet & quintet?
What inspired Brahms to write his horn trio?
Death of his mother
How many piano quartets did Beethoven write in total?
What does WoO mean in relation to Beethoven's Compositions?
Work without opus number
What composer, as well known as Beethoven in his time, wrote a piece for 9 musicians?
Schubert wrote a piece in response to Beethoven's septet for how many musicians?
In the last movement of Beethoven's septet, what instrument has a virtuosic cadenza before the coda?
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