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  1. When did Gioachino Rossini live?
    This composer lived from 1792-1868
  2. Who was the most famous living composer in Europe by 1825
    Gioachino Rossini was most famous at this
  3. How many operas did Rossini compose?
    He composed 39 operas
  4. What is the typical scene in a romantic opera?
    • The scene in this type of music is
    • Instrumental introduction
    • Recitative
    • Cantabile
    • (Interlude - optional)
    • Cabaletta
    • Finale
  5. What is a cantabile?
    This type of music is a song in a declamatory, yet melodic style
  6. What is a cabaletta?
    This type of music is a sont in a lively style for one or two soloists
  7. What does the finale do?
    This type of music brings together many characters
  8. What is the most admired serious opera?
    Guillaume Tell is famous for this
  9. How many operas did Vicenzo Bellini write?
    This Romantic composer wrote 10 serious operas
  10. What were three of Vicenzo Bellini's serious operas?
    • This composer wrote
    • La Sonnambula
    • Norma
    • I Puritani
  11. Who wrote La Sonnambula?
    Vicenzo Bellini wrote this opera (1)
  12. Who wrote Norma?
    Vicenzo Bellini wrote this opera (2)
  13. Who wrote I Puritani?
    Vicanzo bellini wrote this opera (3)
  14. What are the characteristics of "Casta Diva" from Norma?
    • Druid Priestes
    • Recitative, cavatina, tempo di mezzo, and cabaletta
    • Dotted rhythms
    • Bass tremelos
    • Chorus
    • Highly embellished melody
  15. What does do the dotted rhythms in "Casta Diva" represent?
    This represents the divine prophecy
  16. What do the bass tremelos represent in "Casta Diva"?
    This represents the Fall of Rome
  17. In Norma what does the chorus do?
    This group contrasts the conflict with the lyrical melody
  18. In Norma what does the highly embellished melody represent?
    This certain melody represents unrest
  19. How many operas did Gaetano Donizetti write?
    This Romantic composer wrote 70 operas
  20. When did Gaetano Donizetti live?
    This Romantic composer lived from 1797-1848
  21. What did Gaetzno Donizetti write?
    • He wrote
    • Lucia di Lammermoor
    • Bel Canto
  22. Who wrote Lucia di Lammermoor?
    Gaetzno Donizetti wrote this opera (1)
  23. Who wrote Bel Canto?
    Gaetzno Donizetti wrote this opera (2)
  24. What was the operatic capital of Europe?
    Paris, France is the capital of what?
  25. What is opera comique?
    This opera has a spoken dialogue instead of a recitative
  26. Who founded Opera bouffe?
    Jacques Offenbach founded this opera
  27. What is the most famous example of a French Lyric Opera?
    Faust is the most famous example of this type of opera
  28. Who wrote Faust?
    Charles Gounod wrote this opera
  29. What were the famous operas by Carl Maria von Weber?
    • He wrote
    • Der Freischutz
    • Euranthe
    • Oberon
  30. What is the most admired serious opera?
    Guillaume Tell is titled this
  31. What is Guillaume Tell titled?
    This opera is the most admired serious opera
  32. How many Guillaume Tell performances did the Paris Opera do?
    The Paris Opera did over 500 performances of this Opera
  33. What opera did 500 performances of Guillaume Tell?
    The Paris Opera performed this many performances of Guillaume Tell
  34. What opera did the Paris Opera do 500 performances of?
    This opera did 500 performances of Guillaume Tell
  35. What did the grand opera appeal to?
    This type of opera appealed to relatively uncultured audiences
  36. What type of opera appealed to relatively uncultured audiences?
    The grand opera appealed to this group
  37. What type of Opera was Guillaume Tell?
    This opera was a French Grand Opera
  38. What is an example of a French Grand Opera?
    Guillaume Tell is an example of this type of opera
  39. Who established the Grand Opera?
    Meyerbeer established this type of opera
  40. What type of opera did Meyerbeer establish?
    He established the Grand Opera
  41. What operas did Meyerbeer write?
    • He wrote
    • Robert le Diable (Robert the Devil)
    • Les Hugeunots
  42. Who wrote Robert le Diable?
    Meyerbeer wrote this opera (1)
  43. Who wrote Les Hugeunots?
    Meyerbeer wrote this opera (2)
  44. Who sold his soul to the devil?
    Faust did this
  45. What did Faust do?
    He sold his soul to the devil
  46. Who founded Opera Bouffe?
    Jacques Offenbach founded this type of opera
  47. What type of opera did Jacques Offenbacah found?
    He founded Opera Bouffe
  48. When was opera bouffe founded?
    This type of opera was founded after 1851
  49. What type of opera was founded after 1851?
    Opera bouffe was founded during this time period
  50. Where was opera bouffe founded?
    This type of opera was founded in France
  51. What type of opera was founded in France?
    Opera bouffe was founded here
  52. What opera bouffe did Jacques Offenbach write?
    He wrote Orphee au enfers
  53. Who wrote Orphee au enfers?
    Jacques Offenbach wrote this opera bouffe
  54. What type of opera is Orphee au enfers?
    This opera is an opera bouffe
  55. What is an example of opera bouffe?
    Orphee au enfers is an example of this type of opera
  56. What type of opera is on a larger scale than opera comique, but smaller than the French Grand Opera?
    The French Lyric Opera was on this scale
  57. What was the French Lyric Opera larger than?
    This opera was larger than opera comique
  58. What was the French Lyric Opera smaller than?
    This opera was smaller than the French Grand Opera
  59. What did Carl Maria von Weber write?
    • He wrote
    • Der Freischutz
    • Euranthe
    • Oberon
  60. Who wrote Der Freischutz?
    Carl Maria von Weber wrote this opera (1)
  61. Who wrote Euranthe?
    Carl Maria von Weber wrote this opera (2)
  62. Who wrote Oberon?
    Carl Maria von Weber wrote this opera (3)
  63. What are the characteristics of Der Freischutz, Act II, Finale, Wolf's Glen Scene?
    • The characteristics of this opera are
    • Deception, magic and supernatural, lovers, separations and rival suitors
    • Casting of magic bullets
    • Melodrama
  64. What are the characteristics of Una voce poco fa from Il barbiere di siviglia?
    • This piece has
    • Cavatina and Cabaletta
    • Rosina vows to refuse marriage to her guardian
    • Coloratura
  65. What is colortura?
    This is rapid scales, turns, and free embellishments
  66. What term defines rapid scales, turns, and free embellishments?
    This is colortura
  67. In Der Freischutz, Act, II, Finale, Wolf's Glen Scene what do the diminished 7ths represent?
    In this opera the dimished 7ths represent anxiety and terror
  68. In Der Freischutz, Act, II, Finale, Wolf's Glen Scene how is fear depicted?
    In this opera fear is depicted by tremelo, chromaticism, and dynamics
  69. What is melodrama?
    This is spoken dialogue over musical accompaniment
  70. What is spoken dialogue over musical accompaniment?
    This is melodrama
  71. In Der Freischutz, Act, II, Finale, Wolf's Glen Scene what represents the Devil's huntsmen
    In this opera horns, choir, and tri-tones represent this
  72. What did Mikhail Glinka write?
    • He wrote
    • A Life for the Tsar
    • Russlan and Lyudmila
  73. Who wrote A Life for the Tsar?
    Mikhail Glinka wrote this opera (1)
  74. Who wrote Russlan and Lyudmila?
    Mikhail Glinka wrote this opera (2)
  75. What is the 1st Russian opera sung throughout?
    A Life for the Tsar is famous for this
  76. What is A Life for the Tsar famous for?
    This is the 1st Russian opera sung throughout
  77. What specific operas did Verdi write? (9)
    • He wrote
    • Nabucco
    • Rigoletto
    • Il trovatore
    • La traviata
    • Les vespres siciliennes
    • Un ballo in maschera
    • Aida
    • Otello
    • Falstaff
  78. Who wrote Nabucco?
    Verdi wrote this opera (1)
  79. Who wrote Rigoletto?
    Verdi wrote this opera (2)
  80. Who wrote Il trovatore?
    Verdi wrote this opera (3)
  81. Who wrote La traviata?
    Verdi wrote this opera (4)
  82. What are the three key words to remember about La traviata. Act III?
    • The three key words to remember about this opera are
    • Violetta
    • Orchestra
    • Melody
  83. What happens to Violetta in La traviata. Act III
    • In this opera
    • Violetta is reunited with her beloved
    • She is sick and likely to die
  84. What is the orchestra doing in La traviata?
    • In this opera the orchestra is using
    • Repeated figuration
    • Few pauses
  85. What is the melody in La traviata?
    • In this opera the melody
    • Is regular with periodic phrasing
    • -Repeated by other singers
  86. Who wrote Otello?
    Verdi wrote this opera (8)
  87. Who wrote Falstaff?
    Verdi wrote this opera (9)
  88. Who wrote Les vespres siciliennes?
    Verdi wrote this opera (5)
  89. Who wrote Un ballo in maschera?
    Verdi wrote this opera (6)
  90. Who wrote Aida?
    Verdi wrote this opera (7)
  91. What was Aida written for?
    This opera was written for the opening of the Suez Canal
  92. What opera was written for the opening of the Suez Canal?
    Aida was written for this
  93. What did England, Gilbert and Sullivan write?
    They wrote The Pirates of Penzance
  94. Who wrote The Pirates of Penzance?
    England, Gilbert and Sullivan wrote this
  95. Who did Nicolai study with?
    He studied with Tchaikovsky and Balakireu
  96. Who studied with Tchaikovsky and Balakireu?
    Nicolai studied with them
  97. Who taught Stravinsky?
    Nicolai taught him
  98. Who did Nicolai teach?
    Stravinsky was his student
  99. How many operas did Nicolai write?
    He wrote 15 operas
  100. Who wrote The Golden Cockerel?
    Nicolai wrote this opera
  101. What opera did Nicolai write?
    He wrote The Golden Cockerel
  102. Who were "The Five"?
    • Borodin
    • Balakirev
    • Cui
    • Musorgsky
    • Rimsky-Korsakov
  103. Which of "The Five" was not a naval officer?
    Balakirev was different from "The Five" because of this
  104. Why was Balakirev different from "The Five"?
    He was not a naval officer
  105. Who wrote Flight of the Bumblebee?
    Rimsky-Korsakov wrote this
  106. What did Rimsky-Korsakov write?
    He wrote Flight of the Bumblebee
  107. What did Musorgsky write?
    He wrote the Fantasia music
  108. Who wrote the Fantasia music?
    Musorgsky wrote this
  109. What was Borodin's occupation?
    He was a Chemist
  110. Which one of "The Five" was a chemist?
    Borodin had this occupation
  111. What is leitmotiv?
    This is a musical theme or motive associated with a person, thing, emotion, or idea in the drama
  112. What is a musical theme or motive associated with a person, thing, emotion, or idea in the drama?
    This is leitmotiv
  113. What did Wagner do on his own?
    He was his own librettist
  114. Who was his own librettist?
    Wagner did this on his own
  115. What did Berlioz write?
    • He wrote
    • La Damnation de Faust
    • Les Troyens
  116. Who wrote La Damnation de Faust?
    Berlioz wrote this (1)
  117. Who wrote Les Troyens?
    Berlioz wrote this (2)
  118. What are the characteristics of La Damnation de Faust?
    This is a dramatic legend, not intended to be staged
  119. Which opera is a dramatic legend, not intended to be staged
    These are the characteristics of La Damnation de Faust
  120. What are teh characteristics of Les Troyens?
    • This is a
    • French Grand Opera
    • Based on Vergil's Aeneid
  121. What opera is based on Vergil's Aenid?
    Les Troyens is based on this
  122. What were some of Wagner's early operas?
    • His operas included
    • Reinzi Grand Opera
    • Der fliegende Hollander
    • Tannhauser
    • Lohengrin
  123. Who wrote Reinzi Grand Opera?
    Wagner wrote this early opera (1)
  124. Who wrote Der fliegende Hollander?
    Wagner wrote this early opera (2)
  125. Who wrote Tannhauser?
    Wagner wrote this early opera (3)
  126. Who wrote Lohengrin?
    Wagner wrote this early opera (4)
  127. What were some of Wagner's late operas?
    • His operas included
    • Der Ring des Nibelungen
    • Tristan und Isolde
    • Die Meistersinger von Numberg
    • Parsifal
  128. Who wrote Der Ring des Nibelungen?
    Wagner wrote this late opera (1)
  129. Who wrote Tristan und Isolde?
    Wagner wrote this late opera (2)
  130. Who wrote Die Meistersinger von Numberg?
    Wagner wrote this late opera (3)
  131. Who wrote Parsifal?
    Wagner wrote this late opera (4)
  132. What was Bizet's most famous opera?
    Carmen was his most famous opera
  133. Who wrote Carmen?
    Bizet wrote this famous opera
  134. What were Tchaikovsky's operas?
    • He wrote
    • Eugene Onegin
    • The Queen of Spades
  135. Who wrote Eugene Onegin?
    Tchaikovsky wrote this opera (1)
  136. Who wrote The Queen of Spades?
    Tchaikovsky wrote this opera (2)
  137. What were Tchaikovsky's ballets?
    • He wrote
    • Swan Lake
    • Sleeping Beauty
    • Nutcracker
  138. Who wrote Swan Lake?
    Tchaikovsky wrote this ballet (1)
  139. Who wrote Sleeping Beauty?
    Tchaikovsky wrote this ballet (2)
  140. Who wrote Nutcracker?
    Tchaikovsky wrote this ballet (3)
  141. What did Boris Godunov write?
    He wrote Coronation scene
  142. Who wrote Coronation scene?
    Boris Godunov wrote this
  143. What is Coronation Scene similar to?
    This is similar to Russian folk songs
  144. What is similar to Russian folk songs?
    Coronation Scene is similar to this
  145. What are the characteristics of Coronation Scene?
    • This piece has
    • Narrow Range
    • Repetition of short motives
  146. What are the characteristics of Tristian un Isolde Act 1, Scene 5
    • In this piece
    • No aria nor recitative
    • Orchestral continuity and the voice declaims above it
    • Gesamtkunstwerk
  147. What are the characteristics of Carmen, Act 1, scene 10, Sequidilla and duet
    • This has a
    • Fast, triple meter, Spanish song
    • Accompaniment imitates guitar
    • Phrygian mode hinted

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