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Some women achieved fame during the eighteenth century as opera singers and as solo instrumentalists.
True
The Sturm und Drang movement came about largely because of two works, written by Schiller and:
Goethe.
Public performances were rare in the Classical era.
False
The Classical attitude toward art is considerably more objective than the Romantic.
True
Repeating a motive at a higher or lower pitch level is called:
a sequence
Asian music has some parallels with jazz in performance.
True
We can best regard sonata-allegro form as a drama between:
two key areas
How does a scherzo differ from a minuet?
A scherzo is faster and sometimes humorous, while a minuet is slower and serious.
The melody for Haydn's String Quartet, Op. 76, No. 3, is taken from an obscure folk tune.
False
The career of Joseph Haydn spanned the years from the formation of the Classical style to the beginning of Romanticism.
True
Mozart was a child prodigy, already composing music by the age of five.
True
Mozart's Eine kleine Nachtmusik is an example of:
a serenade.
Beethoven is considered by some to be the supreme architect in music.
True
The early Classical symphony is characterized by quickly ascending themes with a strong rhythmic drive. These are known as:
rocket themes.
The Classical symphony had its roots in the:
opera overture.
Which of the following is NOT a typical form for the second movement of a Classical symphony?
ritornello
What is the form of the last movement of Mozart's Piano Concerto in G major, K. 453?
theme and variations
Of the following, which characterizes Maria Theresa von Paradis?
She was a woman virtuoso pianist. She was a student of Mozart. She was blind since birth. all of the above
The finale of a Classical concerto is often in rondo form.
True
Which of the following was NOT a favored sonata instrumentation in the late eighteenth century?
piano and trumpet
Beethoven gave his Piano Sonata in C-sharp minor, Op. 27, No. 2, the designation:
quasi una fantasia.
Beethoven's Piano Sonata in C-sharp minor, Op. 27, No. 2, was subtitled Moonlight by:
the poet Rellstab shortly after the composer's death.
Which of the following composers is not a member of the Viennese School?
Liszt
Which composer was born in Vienna and bridged the Classical and Romantic eras?
Schubert
The overture of Don Giovanni is in what form?
sonata-allegro