Musicians and composers achieved a higher social status during the Romantic era than they had in the Classical era.
Nationalistic feelings inspired composers to incorporate folk songs and dances from their native lands into their works.
Romantic composers rarely used dynamic markings and other expressive comments in their scores to communicate their intentions to musicians.
The Bohemian artist adhered to the social norms of the establishment.
The French Revolution fostered the rise of a middle-class society.
The French Revolution signaled the transfer of power from the hereditary landholding aristocracy to the _____.
The large size of the Romantic orchestra resulted in the need for a _____.
Which of the following is NOT typical of Romantic music?
A Lied is an art song for solo voice and piano sung in _____.
A song form in which the same melody is repeated for each stanza, often heard in popular music, is known as _____.
A song form that is composed from beginning to end without repetitions of whole sections is in which form?
According to legend, a child touched by the Elfking must die.
Most Lied composers wrote their own words for the song.
The piano was declining in popularity at the time of the Romantic Lied.
Two prominent German Romantic poets whose texts were often set to music were Heinrich Heine and Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.
After his conservatory studies, Chopin spent most of his productive career in _____.
Chopin was romantically involved with George Sand, the renowned French _____.
Romantic-era piano works often had fanciful titles.
The nineteenth century was an age of great virtuoso pianists.
The piano changed little technically during the nineteenth century.
The piano was the most central instrument in nineteenth-century musical culture.
The short, lyric piano work might be considered the instrumental equivalent to the nineteenth-century Lied.
What best describes the character of Chopin’s Mazurka?
Which genre is NOT a part of Chopin’s compositional output?
Berlioz was a devoted fan of Beethoven.
Hector Berlioz looked to the writings of Shakespeare as the basis for both operas and symphonic works.
In which movement is the Dies irae (Day of Wrath) theme from the Mass for the Dead heard?
Instrumental music that has some literary or pictorial association is absolute music.
Instrumental music that has some literary or pictorial association is called _____.
The inspiration for Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique was _____.
the actress harriet smithson
The main theme, heard transformed in each movement of Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique, is called the _____.
How many symphonies did Brahms write?
The Romantic symphony featured an orchestra larger than that of the Classical masters.
The first movement of a Romantic symphony is usually the most dramatic and features the use of sonata-allegro form.
The scherzo movement in nineteenth-century symphonies generally is characterized by a slow march tempo.
The third movement of a nineteenth-century symphony is most likely in _____ form.
dance or scherzo
Which composer nurtured Brahms’s talents, going as far as taking him into his home?
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of the nineteenth-century symphony?
Ballet has been a part of theatrical entertainments since the Renaissance.
Tchaikovsky was the first Russian _____.
whose music apealed to west
The pas de deux, or dance for two, was developed by the choreographer Marius Petipa.
The overall structure of both the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Trepak from Tchaikovksy’s Nutcracker is best outlined as _____.
Which new instrument did Tchaikovsky introduce to ballet?