Of the following, which historical event did NOT have an impact on the Classical era?
the Russian Revolution
The audience of the eighteenth century, like that of today, was mainly interested in music from the past.
Despite intellectual attitudes in the Classical era, few significant advances were made in the sciences.
The three main sections of sonata-allegro form are the exposition, the development, and:
How does a scherzo differ from a minuet?
A scherzo is faster and sometimes humorous, while a minuet is slower and serious.
In absolute music, the lack of a prescribed story or text to hold the music together makes the element of ____________ especially important.
Haydn's String Quartet, Op. 76, No. 3, was given the nickname "Emperor" because:
The slow movement is based on a hymn written for the Emperor Franz Joseph.
In the Classical string quartet, the second movement is most frequently a quick, light allegro.
Beethoven belonged to a generation of artists who were influenced by the full impact of:
the French Revolution
The structure of the second movement of Mozart's Piano Concerto in G major, K. 453, resembles the standard first-movement form.
The word concerto implies the opposition of two dissimilar elements, such as a soloist or solo group versus an orchestra.
Beethoven's Piano Sonata in C-sharp minor, Op. 27, No. 2, was composed in his late style period.
Opera buffa was typically serious in tone, with plots dealing with historical or legendary figures.