STUDY GUIDE III - MUSIC APPRECIATION STUDY GUIDE III The...

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MUSIC APPRECIATION STUDY GUIDE III The Romantic Period Student Name ________________________________________ Date _______________ I. MULTIPLE CHOICE: CHOOSE THE CORRECT ANSWER 1. The Erlking (a song by Schubert) uses as a text a poem by a. Heine b. Poe c. Whitman d. Goethe 2. Music criticism was a source of income for both Hector Berlioz and a. Robert Schumann b. Franz Liszt c. Niccolò Paganini d. Giuseppe Verdi 3. An art song is a musical composition for a. solo voice and piano b. solo voice and orchestra c. multiple voices d. all of the above 4. The word __________ is commonly used for a romantic art song with a German text. a. lied b. durchkomponiert c. chanson d. ballade 5. Which of the following statements is not true of the romantic art song? a. The art song is restricted to strophic or through-composed form. b. A song cycle is a set of romantic art songs that may be unified by a story line that runs through the poems, or by musical ideas linking the songs. c. Through-composed, a translation of the German term durchkomponiert , is a song form that allows music to reflect a poem’s changing moods. d. The accompaniment of a romantic art song is an integral part of the composer’s conception, and it serves as an interpretive partner to the voice. 6. The mood of an art song is often set by a brief piano introduction and summed up at the end by a piano section called a a. conclusion b. postlude c. song cycle d. finale 7. Which of the following is not an early romantic composer? a. Schumann b. Chopin c. Mozart d. Berlioz
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8. Composers expressed musical nationalism in their music by a. using the rhythms of the dances of their homelands b. using their national legends as subject matter c. basing their music on the folk songs of their country d. all of the above 9. Fascination with national identity also led composers to draw on colorful materials from foreign lands, a trend known as musical a. nationalism b. exoticism c. collectivism d. individualism 10. Program music is a. music that depicts aspects of nature b. vocal music that tells a story c. instrumental music associated with a story, poem, idea, or scene d. all of the above 11. The favorite instrument of the romantic age was the a. piano b. viola c. trumpet d. piccolo 12. Program music is a. music that depicts aspects of nature b. vocal music that tells a story c. instrumental music associated with a story, poem, idea, or scene d. all of the above 13. A slight slowing down or speeding up of the tempo, characteristically employed in the performance of much romantic music, is a. ostinato b. chromatic c. syncopation d. rubato 14. A group of art songs organized around a single topic is called a a. song cycle b. tone poem c. sonata d. concerto 15. All of the following romantic composers were also virtuoso instrumentalists giving solo recitals except a. Clara Schumann b. Hector Berlioz c. Niccolò Paganini d. Franz Liszt 16. A romantic composer who earned his living as a touring virtuoso was a. Robert Schumann b. Franz Liszt
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c. Frédéric Chopin
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2010 for the course MUSI 1306 taught by Professor A.briseno during the Fall '10 term at Texas Brownsville.

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