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MUS 165 - Part IV

Part IV - Chapters 15-21

Music that is free of extramusical association? Absolute Music
The prevailing style of music from 1750 to 1820? Classical Period
Music gradually becoming louder is? Crescendo
Music gradually becoming softer is? Decrescendo
The light, decorative style generally associated with the eighteenth-century French court? Rococo (galant) style
(1) The manipulation of themes in a musical work. (2) The section in sonata form devoted to the development of themes. Development
The opening section in sonata form. This section is often repeated during the classical period. Exposition
Austrian composer who was an incredible child prodigy moved to Vienna as a young adult to break away from the old patronage system. He wrote over 600 works, many of them masterpieces. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
The section of sonata form in which the themes from the exposition are repeated? Recapitulation
A form consisting of an exposition section, followed by a development section, and then recapitulation of the themes from the exposition? Sonata Form
A section in which a soloist plays a free paraphrase on the themes of the work? Cadenza
A form in which the theme appears three or more times with contrasting sections between its appearances? Rondo
A multi-movement work that consists of music that contrasts a soloist with an orchestra or band? Solo concerto
Austrian composer who worked for the Esterhazy family. He was a well paid servant who wrote on command, but in return he had one of the best orchestras in Europe to play his music. Father of string quartet. Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
Comic opera of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries? Opera buffa
Dramatic opera, usually dealing with serious subject matter? Opera seria
Instrumental music in which each part is performed by only one player? Chamber music
A pleasant but not very complex instrumental work, usually consisting of stylized dances? Divertimento
A three-part form in three-beat meter and the style of minuet. Usually occurs as the third movement in a four movement work? Minuet and trio
A chamber music ensemble consisting of two violins, a viola, and a cello? String quartet
A section of music in which the melody, harmony, or rhythm of a theme is repeated with some changes? Variation
In the classical period, a work for solo instrument or solo instrument with piano? Sonata
Born in Germany but lived most of his life in Vienna. Bridged the gap between Classical and Romantic periods. Transitioned from a musician being a paid server to being an artist proclaiming truth to society. Became totally deaf. Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
The third movement of some symphonies and other works, usually in a playful style? Scherzo
A symphony consists of how many movements? Name them. 1. Fast in sonata form. 2. Slow and lyrical. 3. Minuet and trio (replaced by Beethoven with a Scherzo). 4. Fast in rondo form, maybe sonata in variation.
The Classical period in art and music existed at about the same time as the? Revolutionary War in America
True/False: J.S Bach was an important composer of music in the Classical style? True
The center of music making during the classical period was? Vienna
True/False: Music in the classical style has no continuo part? True
Which musical forms were developed and/or widely used during the Classical period? 1. Theme and variation 2. Minuet and trio 3. Sonata 4. Rondo All of these choices are correct
A composer not active during the Classical period? Handel
Four intellectual leaders during the Classical period? Voltaire, Franklin, Jefferson, and Rousseau.
The Classical period spanned which years? 1750-1820
Two Rococo composers were? Fragonard and Rameau
True/False: The melodies in Classical music are flowing and passionate False
Absolute music is music that? Has no association with non-musical ideas
True/False: Composers in the Classical period composed many symphonies and concertos. True
Classical composers tried to? Increase the drama of the work
A musical development not practiced during the Classical period was? More frequent chord changes
True/False: One of Mozart's endeavors was writing a booklet with which one could compose different pieces by throwing a pair of dice True
As used in music the word development means Working with
In which movement of a symphony or concerto is sonata form likely to be found? First movement
The three main sections in sonata form are? Exposition, Development, and Recapitulation
The exposition in a movement in sonata form usually contains? Two themes
Mozart was highly successful in composing? Chamber Music, Operas, Concertos, and Symphonies
In the development section of movement in sonata form, the composer may? Change keys often Fragment one of the themes Repeat a theme in sequence Introduce a new theme
A transition does all but which of the following? Moves directly from the exposition to the recapitulation.
Which section in sonata form is often repeated? Recapitulation
True/False: An introduction precedes the sonata form in the first movement of Mozart's Symphony No. 40. False
True/False: Mozart composed over 600 works during his short lifetime. True
True/False: A sonata and sonata form are basically the same thing. True
Mozart's works are cataloged using this abbreviation? No.
The transition between themes in sonata form is very useful because? It allows for change in the nature of the themes. It allows for change of key. It leads up to the second theme.
Most concertos during the classical period were written for? Piano and Violin
True/False: A solo concerto is basically the same as a concerto grosso. False
The first movement of a concerto during the Classical period was almost always in? Sonata form
True/False: The music for the soloist in most solo concertos is more difficult and showy than the music for the accompanying orchestra. True
A feature of sonata form in concertos composed in the Classical period is? A double exposition
True/False: During the Classical period composers did not write the cadenzas. They were made up by the performers. True
Rondo form is expressed as? ABACA
Most concertos have how many movements? Three
The soloist's part in a concerto is? More showy and difficult than the music for the accompanying orchestra.
True/False: Mozart composed many concertos, including some for instruments that are not usually solo instruments, such as clarinet, French Horn and bassoon. True
True/False: Rondo form was often used in the first movement of concertos by composers during the Classical period. False
True/False: Sonata form in concertos frequently has a double exposition, one for the orchestra and another for the orchestra and soloist. True
The cadenza in a concerto occurs just before the? Coda
What form is used by composers in the Classical period for the last movement of concertos? Rondo
During his lifetime Mozart was best known for his? Operas
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