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Pot Pourri

100

This classical style composer was a child prodigy who began to write music at the age of only five years.

Who is Mozart?

100

Classical, Romantic or Baroque — this period style came first.

What is Baroque.

100

The low notes of a harmony.

What is the bass line?

100

The Baroque style featured this keyboard instrument that played a bass line also called a “drone”.

What is a harpsichord?

100

The number of instrument players in a quartet.

What is four.

200

Johan Sebastian Bach was a main composer of this period style.

What is the Baroque period?

200

This period is characterized by strong emotional feelings being conveyed.

What is the Romantic period?

200

One of these two instruments usually played the high note solo of a composition.

What is the violin or the flute?

200

This instrument is played by the classical era ”concertmaster”.

What is the violin?

200

This is the shortest period style in the common practice era.

What is the classical period?

300

This Italian composer played the cello and composed  music in the classical period.

Who is Luigi Boccherini?

300

Mozart was a child prodigy and a “rock star” of this period of the common practice era.

What is the classical period?

300

This word for an eight tone scale is the basis of Western Classical Music.

What is an octave?

300

This era saw the flowering of symphonies and orchestras filled with many instruments that played emotionally expressive pieces.

What is the Romantic era?

300

This is the term for the series of every other note of a scale.

What is an arpeggio?

400

This person creates, arranges, and writes down music.

What is a composer?

400

The sonata (a composition for one or two instruments, usually with one being a keyboard instrument) developed in this period.

What is the Baroque period.

400

These types of scales tend to make people feel positive, happy, or strong.

What are the Major scales?

400

The classical period saw the loss of the harpsichord and the addition of a stronger woodwind section featuring these two instruments. 

What are the flute, oboe, and bassoon?

400

Music conservatories where music was studied, played and taught, began to form separately from the nobility in this period.

What is the Romantic period?

500

This romantic transition period composer wrote many well-known and loved compositions even though he was deaf.

Who is Beethoven?

500

This Baroque period type of performance includes dramatic story-telling by singers who use their voices like instruments.

What is an opera.

500

This term means “many sounds” and describes the rich woven feel of all common practice (classical) music.

What is polyphonic?

500

This instrument now has 88 strings even though it is not considered a “string section” instrument.

What is the modern piano?

500

Which of these composers did you not hear a live performance of today: Bach, Boccherini, Mozart, or Beethoven.

Who is Mozart?