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The period for the Romantic era was:
1820-1900
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?
exoticism
The favored chamber instrument of the nineteenth century was:
the piano
The German term for the art song is:
Lied
A song form in which the same melody is repeated with every stanza of text is called:
strophic
Chopin is considered to be the national composer of:
Poland
Which composer is known as the poet of the piano?
Chopin
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?
concerto
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
lieder
The recurrent theme used in the Symphony Fantastique is called:
singspiel
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:
through-composed
The nineteenth-century composer whose entire compositional output centered around the piano was:
Chopin
Who was the first internationally acclaimed American composer of songs?
Stephen Foster
How many movements are in Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique?
five
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?
England
La Scala, the famous opera house where Verdi's operas were performed, is in:
Milan