Mahler’s The Song of the Earth is best described as a:
Puccini’s opera Madame Butterfly is considered exotic due to its setting and plot.
Tchaikovsky worked with the choreographer Petipa on The Nutcracker.
The opera Madame Butterfly is set in:
Nadezhda von Meck’s relationship with Tchaikovsky was that of:
Ballet was first developed in the Romantic era by the Russians.
Puccini’s opera Madame Butterfly focuses on the heroine, a former geisha.
Tchaikovsky introduced the celesta, a bell-like instrument, in the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy.
The new instrument introduced in the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy from The Nutcracker is the:
Ballet has been a part of theatrical entertainments since the Renaissance.
Tchaikovsky was a famous_______ composer.
Mahler evokes Chinese imagery in sound in The Song of the Earth through the use of:
Puccini makes reference to the American national anthem in Madame Butterfly.
Which of the following is a Germanic Post-Romantic composer?
Swan Lake, The Sleeping Beauty, and The Nutcracker are three famous ballets by Tchaikovsky.
The overall structure of the March from Tchaikovksy’s Nutcracker is best outlined as:
The basis for Mahler’s The Song of the Earth is:
A group of Chinese poems translated into German
The pas de deux, or dance for two, developed in Russia by the choreographer Petipa, is a standard element of classical ballet.
The Nutcracker was based on a story originally written by the Romantic writer Victor Hugo and expanded by E.T.A. Hoffman.
The approximate dates of the post-Romantic era are:
In the second act of Tchaikovsy’s ballet The Nutcracker:
Clara visits the land of the sweets with the prince
Stravinsky and Diaghilev were famous Russian dancers.
Gustav Mahler generally wrote his song cycles with orchestra, rather than piano, accompaniment.
Beyond ballet, Tchaikovsky was also a noted composer of:
Operas and symphonies
The third movement, Of Youth, from The Song of the Earth, is in _____ form.
Gustav Mahler served as the conductor of the New York Philharmonic.