Like this study set? Create a free account to save it.

Sign up for an account

Already have a Quizlet account? .

Create an account

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:


Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again


Reload the page to try again!


Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

Voice Recording