Music Flashcards

Music – Chapter 32 Quiz

Aristocratic audiences were predominant in the: Classical era.
Diatonic harmony is most characteristic of the: Classical style.
Emotional restraint is typical of: Classical style.
The Dies irae from Mozart’s Requiem opens with: Full chorus and orchestra.
The establishment of sonata-allegro form is associated with the: Classical style.
Use of one-movement programmatic genres is typical of the: Romantic style.
What work was Mozart composing when he died? Requiem
Which instrument is featured in dialogue with the bass singer in the Tuba mirum section from Mozart’s Requiem? Trombone
Which is NOT a sacred choral genre of the Classical era? Chanson
Which of the following is/are part of the performing forces of the Dies irae? All of these choices
Which was an event at which Mozart’s Requiem was performed? The one-year anniversary of the September 11 attacks?
In the eighteenth century, Masses, oratorios, and Requiems were typically performed in church. True
Mozart’s Requiem was the composer’s last work, and was left incomplete. True
Oratorios are based on biblical stories. True
Since the Classical era, Mozart’s Requiem has rarely been performed. False
Symmetrical, balanced phrases are best associated with the Classical era. True
The Dies irae section of Mozart’s Requiem is a rhymed Latin poem. True
The Dies irae text in the Requiem Mass refers to the Assumption of Mary. False
The Requiem was Mozart’s last large-scale composition. True
The text of Mozart’s Requiem was written by Lorenzo da Ponte. False
Symmetrical, balanced phrases are best associated with the Classical era. True

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