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The first movement of Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata is set in a free songlike form.
a) true
b) false
a) true
How many movements are standard in a Classical concerto?
a) two
b) three
c) four
b) three
The favored solo instruments in the Classical concerto are:
a) the violin and viola.
b) the piano and violin.
c) the piano and cello.
b) the piano and violin.
Which malady afflicted Beethoven and profoundly affected his work as a composer?
a) deafness
b) blindness
c) paralysis
a) deafness
Which tempo scheme is standard for the movements of a concerto?
a) slow-moderate-fast
b) fast-slow-fast-faster
c) fast-slow-fast
c) fast-slow-fast
Which form best describes the last movement of Haydn's Trumpet Concerto?
a) sonata allegro
b) first-movement concerto
c) rondo
c) rondo
For what instrument did Haydn write his trumpet concerto?
a) a natural trumpet (no valves)
b) a keyed trumpet
c) a valved trumpet
b) a keyed trumpet
In the duo sonatas of the Classical era, the piano and solo instrument were often treated as equals.
a) true
b) false
a) true
Beethoven's solo piano sonatas are some of the most important works in the literature.
a) true
b) false
a) true
Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata was dedicated to one of his students, with whom he fell in love.
a) true
b) false
a) true
Which was the probable cause of Beethoven's death?
a) trichinosis
b) lead poisoning
c) syphilis
b) lead poisoning
Who was the talented blind pianist and organist for whom both Mozart and Salieri wrote concertos?
a) Maria Theresa von Paradis
b) Barbara von Ployer
c) Maria Anna Mozart
a) Maria Theresa von Paradis
How many symphonies did Beethoven write?
a) 9
b) over 40
c) over 100
a) 9
Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata falls into a standard plan and forms for its movements.
a) true
b) false
b) false
The virtuoso pianist Maria Anna Mozart was the ______ of the composer.
a) wife
b) sister
c) mother
b) sister
The Classical sonata typically consists of three to four movements.
a) true
b) false
a) true
Beethoven gave the nickname Moonlight to his own piano sonata.
a) true
b) false
b) false
Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata is set in a minor key throughout all the movements.
a) true
b) false
b) false
A brilliant solo passage in the manner of an improvisation within a concerto is called a(n):
a) aria.
b) cadenza.
c) ritornello.
b) cadenza.