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The Classical period covers what general years?
1750-1825
A theme may be fragmented by dividing it into smaller units called:
motives
Music for a small ensemble of two to about ten players with one player to a part is called:
chamber music
A string quartet consists of :
2 violins, viola, and cello
Eine Kleine Nachtmucik:
German for "A little Night Music," an example of program music, is a symphony for full orchestra.
Which best describes the form of the first movement of Mozart's Eine Kleine Nachtmusik?
Sonata-allegro
The first movement of a symphony is always in:
Sonata-allegro form
Of which genre is Haydn's The Creation representative?
oratorio
Absolute music can be described as:
form that has no prescribed story
Beethoven suffered perhaps the most traumatic of all maladies for a musician.
Deafness
Which best describes Beethoven?
A transitional composer whose early works reflected many Classical elements and whose later works led the way to Romanticism
How many symphonies did Beethoven write?
9
Which of Beethoven's symphonies is called the choral symphony?
the fifth
A musical setting of the Mass for the Dead is called:
a requiem
_______ is called the Father of the Symphony.
Haydn
The most influential chamber music genre of the classical period was:
the string quartet
The letter used to catalogue Mozart's works was:
K
The most important type of absolute music during the classical period was:
the symphony
The classical orchestra usually numbered
30-40 players
A fanciful solo passage in the manner of an improvisation that interrupts the movement in a concerto is called:
a cadenza
Which of these is NOT one of the greatest Classical composers?
Bach
The homophonic texture used in the classical period means:
a melody with accompanying harmony
The three main sections of conata-allegro form are the exposition, development, and:
recapitulation
Which of the following genres only had one movement?
a chorale
In sonata-allegro form, the section that features the most tension and drama through modulation and motivic interplay is called:
the development.