Chapter 23

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From which earlier genre did the symphony evolve?
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The Italian opera overture
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Which of the following is a contribution to the symphony made by the German school of composers?
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The use of a "steamroller" crescendo and the use of a "rocket theme"
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The Classical-era orchestra is typically composed of:
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Thirty to forty players
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The heart of the Classical orchestra was the:
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String Section
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The composer of the London symphonies was:
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Joseph Haydn
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Which is NOT a trait associated with Haydn's symphonies?
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Traditional unimaginative modulations
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Which does NOT characterize the opening of the A section in the second movement of Haydn's Military symphony?
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Dramatic minor-key theme, played fortissimo
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Which does NOT help characterize a military tone in the second movement of Haydn's Military symphony?
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Legato string melodies
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The Classical symphony typically featured some woodwind and brass instruments along with strings.
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True
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Percussion instruments are absent from the second movement of Haydn's Symphony's No. 100.
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False
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Mozart was the only Classical-era composer influenced by Turkish military music
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False
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The largest section in a Classical-era orchestra is the brass section.
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False
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Franz Joseph Haydn wrote over 100 symphonies in his lifetime.
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True
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The Classical-era symphony evolved out of the Baroque cantata.
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False
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A minuet movement is typically a part of a symphony.
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True
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Haydn achieves a "military" sound in his Symphony No. 100 through the use of the piccolo.
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False
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The second movement of Hadyn's Symphony No. 100 is in duple meter.
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True