Romantic and Modern Classical
Romantic and Modern Classical

Romantic and Modern Classical

Lead Author(s): OpenCourse Library, David Such

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A question pack on Romantic and modern classical music by David Such for Open Course Library.

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Romantic and Modern Classical Q1

Schubert wrote over ______________ lieder.

A

300

B

600

C

400

D

1000

Romantic and Modern Classical Q2

At first ballet was part of:

A

folk dancing

B

the dance suite

C

opera

D

the symphony

Romantic and Modern Classical Q3

In an effort in the late Romantic to intensify emotion, composers:

A

increased chromaticisms

B

leaned towards the diatonic

C

used random harmonies

D

reduced the size of the orchestra

Romantic and Modern Classical Q4

The Romantic period can be described as a time of:

A

restraint, clarity, and balance

B

emotionalism and expression

C

non-creativity

D

experimentation and chaos

Romantic and Modern Classical Q5

The German for art song is:

A

strudel

B

nacht

C

lieder

D

goethe

Romantic and Modern Classical Q6

Brahms wrote mostly ______________ music.

A

revolutionary

B

program

C

absolute

D

all of these

Romantic and Modern Classical Q7

Wagner’s wealthy patron was:

A

King Ludwig of Bavaria

B

King George of England

C

George II of Germany

D

Franck III of Germany

Romantic and Modern Classical Q8

The term "virtuoso" refers best to which of the following options?

A

not real

B

having great technical ability

C

common language

D

computerized

Romantic and Modern Classical Q9

The dominant element of Romantic music was:

A

singable, expressive melodies

B

indistinguishable rhythms

C

simple harmonic progressions

D

polyrhythmic motives

Romantic and Modern Classical Q10

Verdi was a composer of:

A

art song

B

opera

C

symphonies

D

chamber music

Romantic and Modern Classical Q11

Compared to the classical orchestra the 19th century orchestra was:

A

bigger

B

lusher

C

thicker in texture

D

all of these

Romantic and Modern Classical Q12

Chopin spent his entire professional life in:

A

Austria

B

Rome

C

Poland

D

Paris

Romantic and Modern Classical Q13

Wagner referred to his opera’s as:

A

art opera

B

leitmotiv

C

music drama

D

leitmotiv opera

Romantic and Modern Classical Q14

Schubert had a remarkable gift for creating melodies that were:

A

emotional

B

sad

C

mysterious

D

all of these

Romantic and Modern Classical Q15

Character pieces are written for:

A

orchestra

B

string quartet

C

piano

D

vocal ensemble

Romantic and Modern Classical Q16

The primary instrumentation for art song is:

A

piano and voice

B

orchestra and voice

C

piano and orchestra

D

voice alone

Romantic and Modern Classical Q17

Strophic meAnswer:

A

the same music for each verse

B

different music for each verse

C

to be played with the strophe

D

equal strophic tuning

Romantic and Modern Classical Q18

The dominance of German romanticism throughout Europe produced:

A

feelings of remorse

B

feelings of nationalism

C

political pressure

D

little resistance

Romantic and Modern Classical Q19

Tchaikovsky’s “Romeo and Juliet” is a good example of ______________ music.

A

program

B

absolute

C

ballet

D

opera

Romantic and Modern Classical Q20

Music in the 19th century was primarily:

A

polyrhythmic

B

polyphonic

C

monophonic

D

homophonic

Romantic and Modern Classical Q21

Chopin’s preludes are varied in:

A

style

B

mood

C

form

D

all of these

Romantic and Modern Classical Q22

Of the controversy between the traditionalists and the revolutionaries, Brahms was a:

A

revolutionary

B

traditionalist

C

mix

D

conscientious objector

Romantic and Modern Classical Q23

Which of the following best explains why Beethoven's music fits the Romantic style

A

Beethoven's music was deeply emotional

B

Beethoven's music always conveyed sadness more than any other emotion

C

Beethoven's music always featured the piano

D

Beethoven rarely wrote operas