Composers
Opera
Form
Styles
Classical History

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Esterhazy
Hadyn spent most of his musical career working for what aristocratic family?

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Fidelio
Beethoven's only Opera

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A'A"A"'A''''
Theme and variations may be written how?

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An instrumental soloist and orchestra
A concerto is a large-scale work in several movements for...

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True
True or False: Classical melodies are tuneful and easy to remember

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Opera, Symphonies, String quartet, Piano Sonata
What Kind of music did Beethoven write after he went deaf?

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Recit, arias, duets, trios, etc.
Operas are made up of what?

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Fast, slow, fast
A typical sequence of movements in a classical concerto is

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Fast, slow, dance, fast
The usual order of movements in a classical symphony is

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False
True or False: Classical music is basically polyphonic

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Mozart
This composer died broke and didn't become an famous composer until after his death

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Cadenza
A brilliant solo section in a concerto or at the end of an opera aria designed to display the performer's virtuosity is called

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Exposition, Development, Recap
Name the three pieces of sonata form

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True
True or False: Each successive variation in a theme with variations maintains some part of the theme

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Minuet and Trio
The classical concerto differs from the symphony in that it does not have a ___________ movement

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His student, Sussemeyer
Mozart's requiem was the last piece he wrote before he died and it was completed by...

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Le nozze di Figaro Don Giovanni Cosi fan tutte
Name three Mozart opera

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Chamber music
Consists of four movements and is written for 4-9 instrumentalists

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Scherzo
In many of Beethoven's works, there is a _______ movement instead of the minuet

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Church
Political and economic power shifted to the middle class from the aristocracy and the

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Salzburg, Austria
Where was Mozart Born?

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Spanish Don Juan
Who was Don Giovanni?

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Motives
Short musical ideas or fragments of themes that are developed within a composition are called

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Stately and dignified
The character of the minuet is best described as

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1750-1820
Classicism, as a stylistic period in western art music, roughly encompassed the years