LitIIQuizes(2)

LitIIQuizes(2) - Quiz 1 Page 300 - 340 1. What is the...

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Quiz 1 Page 300 - 340 1. What is the piano’s role in an “Art Song”? It serves as an interpretive partner 2. Name 5 Romantic composers and the countries they were from. Schubert, Brahms, Schumann, Mahler, Wolf Germany/Austria 3. What is the German word for song? Lied 4. What is a song cycle? A group of Romantic songs united by a story line and/or melodic idea 5. What are the 3 most common forms of an art song? Strophic, Through-Composed, Modified Strophic 6. Who wrote The New Journal of Music ? Schumann 7. When did Schubert die and what killed him? He died at age 31 of syphilis in 1828 8. Who was Chopin’s lover and what was unique about her? Aurore Dudevant, a well known feminist. She often smoked cigars, wore men’s clothing, and fought for sexual freedom. 9. Who was Clara Wiek Schumann? She was Schumann’s wife and was a leading concert pianist of the 19th century, premiering many of her husband’s works 10 What form of an Art Song is durchkomponiert ? Through-Composed Quiz 2 Page340-353
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1. Who was Liszt’s father administrator for? The Esterhayzy family that Haydn had served 2. Where did Liszt study when he was eleven and who did he meet? Vienna, where he met Schubert and Beethoven 3. What influences did Paganini have on Liszt? Overwhelmed him with his virtuosity Made him determined to become the Paganini of the piano Caused him to withdraw from the stage and practice 8-10 hours a day for a few years Liszt created piano transcriptions of Paganini’s work. 4. Name some of Liszt’s occupations. Piano Virtuoso, composer, conductor, writer/publisher, Abbe - taking minor holy orders, President of the Academy of Music in Budapest 5. What is a cimbalom? A Hungarian instrument in which strings are struck by hammers held in the hand 6. What is the Symphonic or Tone Poem and who created it? A one-movement orchestral composition based on literary or pictorial ideas created by Liszt 7. Who is credited with reviving public interest in Bach? Mendelssohn after conducting St. Mathew Passion by Bach 8. Mendelssohn composed in all forms except what? Opera 9. Describe Mendelssohn’s music. It radiates the elegance and balance of his personality. It evokes a variety of moods but avoids emotional extremes. Contains an elfin quality through rapid movement, lightness, and transparent orchestral texture. 10. Describe Liszt’s music. Some consider it vulgar and bombastic, others revel in its extroverted romantic rhetoric, demanding unprecedented range of dynamics. Rapid octaves and daring leaps. Lyrical melodies are embellished with rapid runs, and melodies in the middle register are sometimes surrounded by garlands of arpeggios which create the impression that three hands are playing Quiz 3 Page 353-367
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1. Define Program Music Instrumental music associated with a story, poem, idea, or scene 2. Name 3 programmatic orchestral works and their composers. Symphony Fantastique by Berlioz
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