Music Chpt 41 & 42

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program music
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Instrumental music endowed with literary, philosophical, or pictorial associations is called:
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String Quartet in B-flat major
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Which of the following compositions is LEAST likely to be am example of program music?
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absolute music
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Music composed without literary or pictorial meanings is called:
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program symphony
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A multimovement, programmatic work for orchestra is called a:
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Berlioz
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Which of the following composers is considered the first great exponent of musical Romanticism in France?
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France
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Hector Berlioz was born and spent most of his career in:
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As is typical of French music, the emotions are restrained
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Which of the following is NOT characteristic of music of the Berlioz?
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Italian Symphony
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Which of the following is NOT a work by Berlioz?
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program symphony
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Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique is an example of a:
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five
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How many movements are in Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique?
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the actress Harriet Smithson
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Which of the following inspired Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique?
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the program deals entirely with nature
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Which of the following is NOT true of Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique?
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the basic theme of the symphony, heard in every movement
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In Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique, the idee fixe:
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thematic transformation
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The technique of altering a theme to give it a different character is often called:
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dominance of the string instruments
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Which of the following does NOT characterize the March to the Scaffold from Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique?
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a chant from the Mass for the Dead
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The Dies irae is:
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Steinway
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The piano manufacturer in New York that made major improvements to the instrument was:
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key mechanism for woodwinds
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Through which innovation did Theobald Boehm improve musical instruments?
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saxophone
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What new instrument was developed in the nineteenth century?
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opera overture
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The concept of a program overture had its origin in the:
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incidental music
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Music written for plays, generally consisting of an overture and a series of pieces to be performed between acts, is called:
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incidental music
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Had movies been invented in the nineteenth century, to which genre of program music would film soundtracks be most similar?
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a symphonic poem
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A one-movement piece of program music for orchestra that, through several contrasting sections, develops a poetic idea or suggests a scene or mood is called:
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Liszt
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Which of the following composers created the symphonic poem?
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It consistently retains traditional Classical forms
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Which of the following does NOT characterize a symphonic poem?
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tone poem
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Another name for the symphonic poem is:
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concerto
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Which of the following is NOT a type of orchestral program music?
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implying songs and dances from their home countries in their works
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Nationalistic composers expressed their nationalism by:
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Chopin's sonatas
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Nationalism is characteristic of all of the following EXCEPT:
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Russia
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The "Mighty-Five" were composers from:
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Borodin
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Which of the following was NOT a Russian composer?
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Sibelius
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Which composer is from Finland?
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Norway
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Edvard Grieg was a composer from:
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Henrik Ibsen
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Grieg collaborated with the playwright:
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incidental music
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Grieg's Peer Gynt is:
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the sunrise
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Morning Mood from Grieg's peer Gynt depicts:
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A-B-A
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What is the form of Grieg's Morning Mood?
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a huge crescendo and accelerando
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Which of the following characterizes Grieg's In the Hall of the Mountain King?
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False
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T/F Music endowed with literary or pictorial associations is called absolute music.
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False
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T/F Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 is a good example of a program symphony.
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True
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T/F Berlioz was one of the boldest musical innovators of the nineteenth century.
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True
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T/F Berlioz was awarded the Prix de Rome in the year that he wrote his symphony fantastique
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False
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T/F Berlioz, who excelled in composing orchestral works, wrote no operas.
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True
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T/F In his symphonie fantastique, Berlioz used a recurrent theme that he called the idee fixe, symbolizing the beloved.
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False
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T/F In Berlioz's Symphonie fantastique, the idée fixe melody appears only at the very end of the fourth movement, March to the Scaffold.
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True
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T/F The fourth movement to the Symphonie fantastique contains two principal themes.
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True
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T/F The finale to the Symphonie fantastique projects a satanic character.
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True
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T/F Adolphe Sax was responsible for developing valves for brass instruments.
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False
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T/F Incidental music for a play is generally considered to be absolute music.
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True
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T/F The symphonic poem was developed during the nineteenth century.
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True
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T/F The growth of nationalism became a decisive force within the Romantic movement.
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True
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T/F Nationalism found natural expression in music, among other arts.
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False
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T/F Smetana was a leading figure of the "Mighty-Five" in Russia.
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True
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T/F Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov was a Russian composer.
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True
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T/F Edvard Grieg was a prominent composer from Norway.
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False
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T/F Grieg composed no large-scale works in the Classical tradition.
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False
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T/F The character Peer Gynt was an innocent young man caught up in a magical world.
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True
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T/F The music for Grieg's Peer Gynt Suite No. 1 is drawn from incidental music for a play.