5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- The early Classical symphony was characterized by quickly ascending themes with a strong rhythmic drive. These are known as:
- What is the program, or story, behind Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun?
- What happens to Billy at the end of Billy the Kid?
- Which movement of a symphony is traditionally the slowest?
- The first era of Western music in which instrumental music was as important as vocal music was the:
- a Billy is tracked down and killed by his childhood friend Sheriff Pat Garrett.
- b Rocket themes.
- c The text describes a faun, a mythological creature of the forest that is half man, half goat. This "simple sensuous passionate being" awakes in the woods and tries to remember: was he visited by three lovely nymphs, or was this but a dream? He will never know. The sun is warm, the earth fragrant. He curls himself up and falls into a wine-drugged sleep.
- d Baroque era.
- e The second movement.
5 Multiple choice questions
- An aria.
- "Blue" note.
- Twelve-tone Music.
- The most gifted child prodigy in the history of music.
- America's greatest band master who conducted the U.S. Marine Band from 1880-1892 and later formed the Sousa's Band. Known as "the March King".
5 True/False questions
Vivaldi's music students at the Conservatorio del'Ospedale della Pieta were: → His red hair.
Clara Schumann was a virtuoso performer on: → The piano.
Haydn enjoyed phenominal musical success with two trips to which country? → England.
Which of the following women organized concerts featuring music by her brother? → The second movement.
Romantic composers sought to make the instruments sing. This statement best describes the element of: → Melody.