Music appreciation midterm 2
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Music appreciation midterm 2
The mighty 5
group of Russian composers
a small intimate venue
The father of German romantic opera
Carl Maria Von Weber
When was the romantic period?
What is a suite?
A multimovement composition made up of a serious of contrasting dance movements, generally in the same key
Who described Tchaikovsky as the most Russian of all?
A drama that is sung
Who does romantic music reflect?
Are romantic and classical music mutually exclusive?
What are the 5 new forms of music?
What instrument in Chopin play?
Is rhythm important and flexible?
What is impressionism?
In music it is characterized by by exotic scales, unresolved dissonance, parallel chords, rich orchestral tone color, and free rhythm
What is an oratorio?
What was Schuberts unfinished symphony? When was it heard with great success?
1865, after his death
Instrumental genre in several movements for solo instrument (or group) and orchestra
What is texture?
Interweaving melody and harmony in the music fabric. It was rather heavy featuring a prominent melody supported by chords.
Where was Schubert from?
How many symphonies did Mahler write?
9, and used voices in many of them
Define classic and romantic music
: adhering to tradition
: emotional, non-conforming, and emotional
Are there speaking parts in grand opera?
Did Dvorak gain recognition in his teens?
How many symphonies did Brahms write? Are the programmatic or absolute? Did he ever marry?
Who is the closest spirit to Beethoven?
How important was Wagner? Did he use a large orchestra?
Considered the musical giant of the romantic period
large orchestra of about 100
A brief closing section
What form of music does Dr Lease feel is the highest expression of art?
Was Chopin only a pianist?
No, he was also a great composer
What countries music influenced ravel?
What the chromatic scale important in romantic music?
What is a romantic melody?
A highly personal and unique utterance
What country did Grieg represent? Did he use nationalism in his music?
Who is important in a concerto?
First American composer
What kind of opera did Puccini write?
Who did Schumann write for?
Are tempo changes important?
Who was the originator of the tone poem?
What are the two schools of thought for romantic music?
Absolute and programmatic
Did Wagner get involved in politics?
Was nationalism a major or minor part of the romantic period?
Is modulation important?
What was the first German romantic opera?
Was Tchaikovsky's music programmatic?
not all of it
A performer of extraordinary technical ability
What century did exoticism come?
how many movements in a concerto?
The Bayreuth Festspielhaus was built under whose direction?
Wagner, and the stage was flat
Does the music stop a lot in grand opera?
Schubert was the master of what? How many did he write?
How many opera are in the ring cycle? How long did it take to write them?
What order did Wagner write the libretto and music in?
libretto in reverse order
music in sequence
What did Brahms do at age 10 to make money for his family?
Played the piano in local dance halls
Did Chopin have anything to do with Russian nationalism?
Where did Dvorak spend a summer?
A bohemian colony in Spillville Iowa
Who is the bridge between romantic and modern music?
First Spanish composer
Who was the founder and principal exponent in impressionism?
Did Wagner think he was good?
Who was George Sand to Chopin? What was her profession?
A woman who he lived with and was sponsored by
She was a novelist
Did Tchaikovsky ever marry?
French father and Polish mother
Which city was the operatic capitol?
Where was the ring cycle first performed?
8th by Franz Schubert
Prelude to the afternoon of a fawn
Elijah and Messiah
Felix Mendelssohn and Handle
A night on Bald Mountain and Pictures at an exhibition
Peer Gynt Suite
1812 overture and Nutcracker Suite
The ring cycle, where and what year?
Flight of the Bumblebee
Program symphony Harold in Italty