Song form where the same melody is repeated with every stanza of text:

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

Modified strophic
Song form where the main melody is repeated for two or three stanzas but has a new or significantly varies material introduced when the text requires it:

The German term for the art song:

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

Praise of the Virgin Mary
NOT a typical theme of the Romantic Lied?

Goethe and Heine
Favorite Romantic poets for the composers of Lieder were:

Schubert organized evening gatherings of artist, writers, and musicians, called:

Which genre is Schubert NOT indebted to Classical traditions?

More than 600
How many songs did Schubert compose?

Winter’s Journey
Schubert wrote several song cycles, including:

Schubert’s song “Elfking” was a setting of the ballad written by:

Which form is the Lied “Elfking”?

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

Song cycle
Schumann’s “A Poet’s Love” is a:

Heinrich Heine
“A Poet’s Love” is set to texts by:

It tells a detailed story of a lost love
NOT describe Schumann’s “A Poet’s Love”?

What is the form of “In the lovely month of May”?

It ends with harmonic resolution
NOT describe “In the lovely month of May”?

A second keyboard was added
NOT a technical improvement in the 19th-century piano?

The song
The short, lyric piano piece is the instrumental equivalent of:

Fredric Chopin
Which composer is known as “the poet of the piano”?

Chopin is considered to be the national composer of:

Chopin spent most of his life in:

George Sand
Chopin became romantically involved with?

The modern piano style
Chopin is credited with creating:

Salon or drawing room
Chopin primarily composed for which type of venue?

Which type of piano work has a spacious form?

A stately processional dance for nobility
What is the origin of the mazurka?

Standard A-B-A form
Which does NOT characterize Chopin’s Mazurka in B-flat Minor, Op.

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Lieder and piano music
Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel’s output is dominated by:

Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel
Composed the piano cycle “The Year”?

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (form A-B-A’)
The manuscript for “September: At the River” and “The Year” has poetic lines by:

It is a large-scale work unified by musical and extra-musical links
How does Fanny Hensel’s “The Year” reach a level of achievement beyond her brother Felix?

Simpler notation for people lacking music literacy
Characterizes the published devotional music in America during the 19th century?

When Johnny Comes Marching Home
Which was NOT composed by Stephen Foster?

The form of Foster’s “Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair” is:

Love song
Foster’s “Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair” is a:

Louis Moreau Gottschalk
Who was the first internationally acclaimed American composer of classical music?

Hector Berlioz
Brahms was described as “young eagle” by:

All of the above
National styles of opera developed in:

Jenny Lind
Known as the Swedish Nightingale?

Louise Bertin
Which woman was a successful composer as well as a successful opera singer?

Opera buffa
Italian comic opera is called:

Who composed “The Barber of Seville” and the overture to “William Tell”?

A style of singing that features agility and purity of tone
The term “bel canto” refers to:

Widely loved nationalist opera composer?

La Scala, the famous opera house where Verdi’s operas were performed, is in:

Was interpreted as a symbol of Italian independence
Verdi’s opera “Nabucco” was hugely popular in Italy because it:

Which opera is NOT by Verdi?

Which Verdi opera was commissioned for performance in Cairo to mark the opening of the Suez Canal?

Verdi’s last opera, completed at age eighty?

The librettist for Verdi’s “Rigoletto” was:

Victor Hugo
Who was the source of Verdi’s inspiration for “Rigoletto”?

It has contrapuntal orchestral accompaniment
Does NOT characterize “La donna mobile” from “Rigoletto”?

The ensemble that follows “La donna mobile” in Act III of “Rigoletto” is a:

Gilda, Rigoletto’s daughter
Who dies at the end of “Rigoletto”?

It featured elaborate recitatives and arias
Which does NOT characterize Singspiel?

Which composer has been considered to be the single most important phenomenon in the artistic life of the latter half of the 19th century?

Wagner’s first operatic success was a grand opera entitled:

Idealized folk legends
Wagner chose to base his stories on:

In addition to composing music, Wagner was an important

The Ring of the Nibelung
Wagner’s cycle of four music dramas is called:

A special theater was built at _______ for the presentation of Wagner’s music dramas

Separate arias
Which characteristic of traditional opera did Wagner eliminate?

Music dramas
Wagner called his operas:

Music, poetry, drama, visual, spectacle – are fused together is called:

Because she attempted to save Siegmund’s life in battle
Why did Wotan deprive Brnnhilde of her immortality and leave her sleeping inside of a ring of fire?

The principal themes which recur throughout a work and carry specific meanings, are called:

What composer’s musical language was based on chromatic harmony?

The composer himself
The librettist for Wagner’s music dramas was:

In the Ring cycle, who is the father of the gods?

The nine daughters of Wotan
Who are the Valkyries in Wagner’s “Ring of the Nibelung”?

In the orchestral prelude to Act III of Wagner’s “Die Walkre”, the Ride theme is primarily played by:

The orchestra plays a subordinate role
Does NOT characterize the music for Act III, Scene 1 of “Die Walkre”

Fallen heroes
In Act III, Scene 1 or “Die Walkre”, what are the Valkyries carrying on their horses?

Look to far-away lands for inspiration
Operas with exotic plots:

Puccini’s “Madame Butterfly”
Which of the following operas is NOT an example of exoticism

Program music
Instrumental music endowed with literary, philosophical, or pictorial associations is called:

String Quartet in B-Flat major
Which of the following compositions is LEAST likely to be an example of program music?

Incidental music
Music written for plays, generally consisting of an overture and a series of pieces to be performed between acts

Incidental music
Had movies been invented in the 19th century, to which genre of program music would cil, soundtracks be most similar?

Program symphony
A multi-movement programmatic work for orchestra is called:

Symphonic poem
A piece of program music for orchestra in one movement that develops a poetic idea or suggests a scene or mood is called:

Who was the first composer to use the term symphonic poem?

NOT a type of orchestral program music?

Which composer is considered the first great exponent of musical Romanticism in France?

Hector Berlioz was born and spent most of his career in:

It relies on traditional forms
NOT characteristic of music of Berlioz?

Italian Symphony
Which is NOT an orchestral work by Berlioz?

Program symphony
Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique is an example of:

How many movements are in Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique?

The actress Harriet Smithson
Who inspired Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique?

The program deals entirely with nature
Which is NOT true of Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique?

All of the above
In Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique, the idee fixe:

The basic theme of the symphony, heard in all movements
In Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique, what is the idee fixe?

A chant from the Mass for the Dead
The Dies irae is:

Employing native songs and dances in their works
Nationalistic composers expressed their nationalism by:

Chopin’s waltzes
Nationalism can be seen in all of the following EXCEPT:

Who was the first Bohemian composer to achieve international prominence?

Who composed the opera The Bartered Bride?

A set of six symphonic poems
Smetana’s My Country is:

All of the above
The Moldau represents:

All of the above
What scene is depicted in Smetana’s The Moldau?

Edvard Grieg is a composer from:

Henrik Ibsen
Grieg’s incidental music for Peer Gynt was written for a play by:

Prominent roles for a solo trumpet and trombone
Which does NOT characterize Grieg’s Morning Mood from Peer Gynt?

Greig’s In the Hall of the Mountain King from Peer Gynt is unified by a recurring:

Jean Sibelius
Which of the following is a finnish nationalist composer?

“The Mighty Five” were composers from:

Program music
Musorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition is an example of:

Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet
NOT a famous Russian ballet based on folklore?

Symphonic poem
NOT a type of absolute music?

Large-scale work in several movements for solo instrument(s) and orchestra is called:

NOT write a major concerto in the Romantic era?

Fanciful solo passage in an improvisational style that is interpolated into a concerto movement is called:

The aristocrat palace to the public concert hall
By the romantic era, concerts had moved from:

Who wrote more than seven symphonies?

How many movements are in a typical symphony?

First movement of a symphony is usually in ______ form.

The second movement
Which movement of a symphony is traditionally the slowest?

Most likely to be strongly rhythmic and dancelike form?

The scheme of a traditional symphony is:

All of the above
Which did Brahms pursue in his younger years?

Which young composer did Robert and Clara Schumann take into their home?

Clara Schumann
Brahms maintained a lifelong close relationship with:

Brahms wrote no symphonies until he was past the age of forty, in part because he was in awe of the symphonies of:

Brahms wrote _____ symphonies.

Who was a prolific composer of Lieder?

Brahms is often described as a(n) ______, because of his use of forms of the Classical masters.

Programmatic images
NOT characterize Brahms’s Symphony No.3

The structure of the third movement of Brahms’s Symphony No.3 is:

Melancholic waltz
Style of Brahms’s Symphony No.3?

Opening theme of the third movement of Brahms’s Symphony No.3 is first played by the :

Which national school of composition is Dvorak a representative?

Director of the National Conservatory of Music in New York City
Which position did Dvorak hold during his years in America?

The United States
Dvorak wrote his New World Symphony while living in:

From the New World
Dvorak’s Symphony No.9 is subtitled:

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s “Song of Hiawatha”
Dvorak’s Symphony No.9 was inspired by:

Dvorak developed a particular fondness for:

William Grant Still
The “Afro-American Symphony” was written by:

Antonn Dvorak
NOT an African-American composer?

Composers fell under the influence of or reacted against:

NOT make a major contribution to choral literature?

Part song
NOT intended for performance in church?

A short, secular song for three or four voice parts
Best characterizes a part song?

The Requiem was dedicated to the memory of the poet Manzoni
Which characterizes Verdi’s Requiem Mass?

Dies irae
The ______ is the most powerful part of the Requiem Mass

Solo voice begging for deliverance [Verdi’s Requiem Mass]

Two principal centers of 19th century ballet were France and:

Russian figure played a crucial role in the development of 20th century ballet?

Marius Petipa
The development of Russian ballet was stimulated by the great choreographer _____ in 1847.

Nadezhda von Meck
Who was Tchaikovsky’s principal patron?

Which great russian choreographer wrote the scenario for “The Nutcracker”?

E.T.A Hoffman
Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker is based on a story by:

The celesta
Keyboard instrument feature in the “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy”

Trepak is a folk dance from:

Post-romantic era lasted from:

The movement that, along with post-romanticism, ushered in the 20th century was known as:

Leading composer of Italian opera in the late-romantic era was:

Opera tradition was characterized by a movement toward realism called:

NOT represent the Italian “Verismo” style?

Pick subjects from everyday life and treat them realistically
“Verismo” was a late-Romantic movement in opera which sought to:

Which opera is NOT by Puccini?

Puccini’s “Madame Butterfly” ends:

A plucked string instrument
The Japanese shamisen is:

A courtesan
A Japanese geisha is best compared in Western culture with:

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