The piano trio is a musical composition for violin, cello, and piano.
The usual order of movements in a classical string quartet is fast, slow, minuet or scherzo, fast.
A major factor that distinguishes chamber music from the symphony or concerto is that chamber music is performed by one player per part.
Along with his symphonies, Haydn’s _____________ are considered his most important works. string quartets
Haydn’s duties while in the service of the Esterházys included composing all the music requested by his patron; conducting the orchestra; coaching the singers for operatic performances.
Which of the following is not a characteristic of Haydn’s music? There are few changes in texture and orchestration.
Haydn’s Trumpet Concerto in E Flat Major is performed today by the valve trumpet.
By the age of six, Mozart could play the harpsichord and violin; improvise fugues and write minuets; read music perfectly at sight.
Don Giovanni, in Mozart’s opera of that name, is the legendary Spanish lover.
Mozart’s Symphony No. 40 is in G minor.
Mozart’s finest German opera was The Magic Flute.
Mozart was born in Salzburg, Austria.
Which of the following is not one of Mozart’s three masterpieces of Italian opera? Orfeo
Which of the following statements is not true about the late eighteenth-century fortepiano? It weighed the same as the modern piano.
Beethoven’s late works, composed after he was totally deaf, include piano sonatas; string quartets; the Ninth Symphony
Beethoven greatly expanded the _____________ section of the sonata-form movement and made it more dramatic. development
The choral finale of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony is based on Schiller’s Ode to Joy.
Beethoven’s sixteen __________ are generally considered among the greatest music ever composed. string quartets
One of the most famous rhythmic ideas in music is the short-short-short-long motive found in Beethoven’s 5th Symphony.