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Exoticism was expressed by incorporating folk music of one's own country within a composition.


The democratic character of the Romantic movement is illustrated by:

sympathy for the oppressed. interest in folk culture. faith in humankind and its destiny. all of the above

Which does NOT characterize Romantic music?

reserved emotions

Schubert wrote several song cycles, including:

Winter's Journey.

Schubert's song Elfking was a setting of the ballad written by:


Schubert's prolific output includes works of every major genre.


The short, lyric piano piece is the instrumental equivalent of:

the song

The mazurka is a Hungarian folk dance.


The most important keyboard instrument of the Romantic period was:

The piano.

Foster's Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair has an active piano accompaniment suggesting flowing water.


Grieg's incidental music for Peer Gynt was written for a play by:

Henrik Ibsen

Which of the following is NOT characteristic of the music of Berlioz?

It relies on traditional forms.

Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique is an example of:

A program symphony.

The finale to Symphonie fantastique projects a satanic character.


Brahms's symphonies use a Romantic harmonic idiom but are Classical in form.


The typical Romantic symphony has four movements.


Which young composer did Robert and Clara Schumann take into their home?


The third movement of Brahms's Symphony No. 3 in F major is a rollicking scherzo.


Which of the following countries was NOT a leading opera center in the nineteenth century?


Louise Bertin wrote an opera based on Victor Hugo's The Hunchback of Notre Dame.


Wagner strived for a continuous flow of melody unlike the divisions of aria and recitative in Italian opera.


A special theater was built at ____________ for the presentation of Wagner's music dramas.


Tchaikovsky was known for his symphonies and operas as well as for his ballets.


Which great Russian choreographer wrote the scenario for The Nutcracker?


Ballet became an independent art form in the nineteenth century.


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