German Romanticism Q&A

German term for the art song:
lied

A song whose text is a short lyric poem in German with piano accompaniment is
lied

________ was NOT an important composer of nineteenth-century Lieder.

a. Heinrich Heine
b. Robert Schumann
c. Fanny Mendelssohn
d. Franz Schubert

Heinrich Heine

The favorite Romantic poets of the composers of Lieder were:
Goethe and Heine

Which of the following was NOT a typical theme of Romantic poetry?

A. the beauty of nature
B. love and longing
C. praise of the Virgin Mary
D. the fleeting nature of human happiness

praise of the Virgin Mary

The favorite subjects of the Romantic poets were:
love, longing, and nature

A group of Lieder unified by a narrative thread or by a descriptive or expressive theme is called a(n):
a song cycle

A song form in which the same melody is repeated for every stanza of text is called:
strophic

A song that is composed from beginning to end without repetition of whole sections is called:
through composed

A song form in which the main melody is repeated for two or three stanzas but introduces new or significantly varied material when the text requires it is called:
modified strophic

Schubert was born in:
Vienna

Schubert and his friends organized evening gatherings of artists, writers, and musicians, called:
Schubertiads

Schubert lived a tragically short life but was a remarkably prolific composer of:

A. lieder
B. chamber music
C piano music
D. all of the above

all the above

In which genre was Schubert NOT indebted to Classical traditions?

A. lied
B. chamber music
C. piano sonata
D. symphony

lied

Approximately how many songs did Schubert compose
more than 600

Schubert wrote several song cycles, including:

A. Winter’s Journey
B. Futile Serenade
C. Butterflies
D. A Poet’s Love

Winter’s Journey

Schubert’s song Elfking is a setting of a ballad written by:

A. Müller
B. Schiller
C. Heine
D. Goethe

Goethe

Schubert’s Lied Elfking is in ________ form.
A. binary
B. ternary
D. through-composed
through-composed

Which of the following is true of Schubert’s Elfking?

A. It is the masterpiece of his youth.
B. It is based on a legend that whoever is touched by the king of the elves must die.
C. It presents four characters who are differentiated in the music.
D. all of the above

all the above

In Schubert’s Elfking, the obsessive triplet rhythm of the piano accompaniment represents:
the galloping of the horse

Which musical devices does Schubert use to portray the child’s terror in Elfking?
high range and dissonance

The composer who founded the New Journal of Music was:
Robert Schumann

Robert Schumann’s wife, Clara, was:

A. the daughter of his piano teacher
B. one of the foremost pianists of her day
C. the inspiration for A Poet’s Love
D. all of the above

all the above

Robert Schumann ended his career and life:
in an asylum, result of mental illness

Robert Schumann’s A Poet’s Love is a:
song cycle

Robert Schumann’s A Poet’s Love is set to texts by:
Heinrich Heine

Which of the following does NOT describe Schumann’s A Poet’s Love?

A. It tells a detailed story of a lost love
B. It conveys a mood of despair
C. It creates a union of piano and voice
D. It fuses lyric and dramatic elements

it tells a detailed story of a lost love

Schumann’s In the lovely month of May is from which song cycle?
A Winters Journey

What is the form of In the lovely month of May?
strophic

Which of the following does NOT describe Schumann’s In the lovely month of May?

A. It ends with harmonic resolution.
B. It has an expressive piano accompaniment.
C. It is harmonically meandering.
D. It conveys a sense of longing and desire

It ends with harmonic resolution.

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