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Review 5

The period for the Romantic era was:
During the nineteenth century, concert life began to center around the:
public concert hall
What trend inspired composers to write music evoking scenes or sounds of far-off lands?
The favored chamber instrument of the nineteenth century was:
the piano
The German term for the art song is:
A song form in which the same melody is repeated with every stanza of text is called:
Chopin is considered to be the national composer of:
Which composer is known as the poet of the piano?
The term tempo rubato means
stretched time
The term tempo rubato, associated with Chopin's music, means that the performer should:
take liberties with the tempo
Clara Schumann was a virtuoso performer on:
the piano
Music written for plays, generally consisting of a series of pieces to be performed between acts, is called:
incidental music
Which of the following is NOT a type of orchestral program music?
Berlioz's Symphony Fantistique is an example of:
program symphony
Dvorak wrote his New World Symphony while living in:
the United States
The instrumental number often found at the beginning of an opera is called:
an overture
The person who writes the text of an opera is known as:
the librettist
Puccini's Madame Butterfly is:
a tragic tale of a Japanese geisha and a U.S. naval officer
A type of program music is
concert overture, incidental music, and program symphony.
The genre of the Elfking is
The recurrent theme used in the Symphony Fantastique is called:
The Moldau is a good example of
nationalistic music
Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker is:
a ballet
A song structure that is composed from beginning to end without repetition of whole sections is called:
The nineteenth-century composer whose entire compositional output centered around the piano was:
Who was the first internationally acclaimed American composer of songs?
Stephen Foster
How many movements are in Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique?
Which is NOT a good example of musical nationalism:
Symphony No. 4 in E minor, by Brahms
Which of the following countries was NOT a leading opera center in the nineteenth century?
La Scala, the famous opera house where Verdi's operas were performed, is in: