Lied The German term for the art song is:
Lied A song whose text is a short lyric poem in German with piano accompaniment is called a:
Heinrich Heine _______ was NOT an important composer of nineteenth-century Lieder.
Goethe and Heine The favorite Romantic poets of the composers of Lieder were:
praise of the Virgin Mary Which of the following was NOT a typical theme of Romantic poetry?
love, longing, and nature The favorite subjects of the Romantic poets were:
song cycle A group of Lieder unified by a narrative thread or by a descriptive or expressive theme is called a:
strophic A song form in which the same melody is repeated for every stanza of text is called:
through composed A song that is composed from beginning to end without repetition of whole sections is called:
modified strophic A song form in which the main melody is repeated for two or three stanzas but introduces new or significantly varied material when the text requires it is called:
Vienna Schubert was born in:
Schubertaids Schubert and his friends organized evening gatherings of artists, writers, and musicians, called:
Lied In which genre was Schubert NOT indebted to Classical traditions?
more than 600 Approximately how many songs did Schubert compose?
Winter’s Journey Schubert wrote several song cycles, including:
Goethe Schubert’s song Elfking is a setting of a ballad written by:
through-composed Schubert’s Lied Elfking is in _____ form.
the galloping of the horse In Schubert’s Elfking, the obsessive triplet rhythm of the piano accompaniment represents:
high range and dissonance Which musical devices does Schubert use to portray the child’s terror in Elfking?
Robert Schumann The composer who founded the New Journal of Music was:
in an asylum, the result of mental illness Robert Schumann ended his career and life:
song cycle Robert Schumann’s A Poet’s Love is a:
Heinrich Heine Robert Schumann’s Poet’s Love is set to texts by:
It tells a detailed story of a lost love Which of the following does NOT describe Schumann’s A Poet’s Love?
A Poet’s Love Schumann’s In the lovely month of May is from which song cycle?
strophic What is the form of In the lovely month of May?
It ends with harmonic resolution Which of the following does NOT describe Schumann’s In the lovely month of May?
the first few decades of the nineteenth century When did Romanticism in music come into its own?
Beethoven Which of the following is identified as the first great creative Romantic?
The artist is a servant of the aristocracy Which of the following does NOT describe Romanticism?
the transfer of power from the aristocracy to the middle class The French Revolution signaled:
the technological advances of the Industrial Revolution The nineteenth century saw the rise of a new social order shaped by:
idealized héros of Greece and Rome Which of the following was NOT a major theme of Romantic writers?
Victor Hugo Which of the following was NOT an English lyric poet?
public concert hall During the nineteenth century, concert life began to center on the:
The size of orchestras decreased, making for more compact ensembles Which of the following does NOT describe orchestras of the nineteenth century?
exoticism What trend inspired composers to write music evoking scenes or sounds of far-off lands?
melody Romantic composers sought to make instruments sing. This statement best describes the element of:
reserved emotions Which of the following does NOT characterize Romantic music?
Composers produced more symphonies than their Classical-era counterparts Which of the following does NOT describe Romantic orchestral music?
They continues to be viewed as servants Which of the following does NOT characterize musicians of the Romantic era?
Paganini Which of the following gained prominence as a virtuoso violinist?
Clara Wieck Schumann Which figure was a prominent performer and composer for piano?
Nadezhda von Meck Which of the following was the mysterious woman who supported Tchaikovsky?
late nineteenth century The split between light music and art music occurred during the:
True T/F The art song can be described as a union of poetry and music.
True T/F Goethe and Heine were two of the leading nineteenth-century writers whose poetry was set by Lieder composers.
True T/F The rise of the piano as a household instrument influenced the popularity of the Lied.
False T/F A song that is composed rom beginning to end without repetitions of whole sections is in modified strophic form.
True T/F A song in which the same melody is repeated with every stanza of the text is in strophic form.
True T/F The song form that combines features of strophic and through-composed forms is called modified strophic.
False T/F Franz Schubert was a thoroughly Romantic composer who abandoned the forms and stylistic principles of Classicism.
True T/F Schubert’s prolific output includes works in every major genre.
True T/F Schubert’s composed over 600 Lieder.
False T/F The poem Elfking was written by Heinrich Heine.
True T/F Schubert’s Lied Elfking is through composed.
False T/F Schubert composed Elfking just before he died.
True T/F Robert Schumann was married to the fitted pianist and composer Clara Wieck.
False T/F Schumann was a carefree spirit with a happy disposition who lived a long, productive life as a composer.
False T/F Schumann concentrated on intimate piano and vocal works and wrote no symphonies.
True T/F Schumann’s In the lovely month of May is in strophic form.
False T/F The mood of Schumann’s In the Lovely month of May is joyful and exuberant.
False T/F Music did not embrace the Romantic movement until the mid-1800s.
False T/F The French Revolution had little impact on the Romantic movement.
False T/F The Romantics embraced conventional forms.
True T/F One of the prime traits of Romantic artists was their emphasis on intense emotional expression.
False T/F The Industrial Revolution led to the production of less expensive musical instruments but with no technical improvements.
True T/F The nineteenth-century novel found its great theme in the conflict between the individual and society.
False T/F The Romantic orchestra was the same size and the Classical orchestra.
True T/F The dynamic range of the nineteenth-century orchestras was far greater than that of orchestras of the previous century.
False T/F Romantic music is characterized by relatively less expression than music of earlier periods.
True T/F Nineteenth-century composers communicated their desire for increased expressiveness to the performer through new descriptive terms.
True T/F An interest in folklore and folk music resulted from the rise of nationalism.
False T/F Composers depicted exoticism by incorporating folk music of their own countries in their compositions.
True T/F A typical Romantic symphony is generally longer than a typical Classical symphony.
False T/F Nineteenth-century society continued to view musicians as glorified servants.
True T/F During the Romantic era, solo performers became stars idolized by the public.