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Review 4

The Classical period covers what general years?
A theme may be fragmented by dividing it into smaller units called:
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?
The first movement of a symphony is always in:
Sonata-allegro form
Of which genre is Haydn's The Creation representative?
Absolute music can be described as:
form that has no prescribed story
Beethoven suffered perhaps the most traumatic of all maladies for a musician.
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?
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.
The most influential chamber music genre of the classical period was:
the string quartet
The letter used to catalogue Mozart's works was:
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?
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:
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.