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The Classical Era EXAMINATION NUMBER 00766200 1. The second

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The Classical Era EXAMINATION NUMBER 00766200

1. The second section of a sonata is commonly called the

A. development. C. coda.

B. codetta. D. recapitulation.

2. The double exposition concerto form differs from the

standard sonata form in that

A. it includes a single exposition.

B. it's played by two pianos.

C. it has a cadenza.

D. the exposition stays in the same key.

3. Which one of the following patterns represents the rondo form?

A. A B A C A C. A B C D

B. A A B B C D. D C B A

4. Which of the following is a long work for orchestra, usually

made up of four movements?

A. Concerto C. Symphony

B. Sonata D. Opera

5. The dialogue in an opera is translated for the audience in the

A. score. C. paggio.

B. perdonate. D. libretto.

6. The Japanese koto is what type of instrument?

A. Wind C. Percussion

B. String D. Brass

7. Opera _______ is a light, frequently comic style of opera.

A. buffa C. hysteria

B. seria D. canonica

8. The _______ is an essential characteristic of the sonata form.

A. sudden crescendo C. fluctuation of rhythm

B. absence of harmony D. development of themes

9. In a string quartet, the bass instrument is the

A. drum. C. viola.

B. cello. D. bass guitar.

10. A musical piece written in the sonata form closes with the

A. tonic. C. coda.

B. codex. D. antecedent.

11. Singing the alphabet song to the tune of Mozart's "Ah, vous dirai-je, maman" is an example of

A. plagiarism. C. musical appropriation.

B. musical duplication. D. thematic variation.

12. The first section of a sonata in which the theme is presented is commonly called the

A. recap. C. exposition.

B. allegro. D. prodigy.

13. A courtly dance in triple meter, with the accent on the first beat of each measure,

was the

A. gavotte. C. bouree.

B. minuet. D. rondo.

14. When the Italian words da capo appear at the end of a measure, the musician is

being instructed to

A. hold the notes for an extra three beats.

B. play the main part of the musical piece over again.

C. play the refrain.

D. play the next part of the music quietly.

15. What dates are commonly assigned to the Classical period?

A. 1650-1720 C. 1700-1800

B. 1700-1750 D. 1750-1800

16. A soloist can display his virtuosity to the fullest during the

A. cadenza. C. concerto.

B. capo. D. cadence.

17. Which one of the following pieces of music would you most expect to be played by

a full orchestra?

A. Chamber music C. Symphony

B. Minuet D. Concerto

18. In a sonata form selection, the theme is presented in the

A. exposition. C. recapitulation.

B. tonic or home key. D. development.

19. Which mid-eighteenth century composer is credited with having the greatest impact on the significance of the string quartet?

A. Haydn C. Chopin

B. Beethoven D. Mozart

20. In an opera, the standard accompaniment for a recitative is

A. played by the orchestra. C. sung by a soprano.

B. a function of the string quartet. D. the basso continuo alone.

The Nineteenth Century, Part 1 EXAMINATION NUMBER 00766300

1. A poem that tells a story is called a

A. chorale. C. limerick.

B. ballad. D. stanza.

2. Symphonie fantastique, which depicts an artist's execution by

guillotine, was written by the nineteenth century composer

A. Caspar David Friedrich. C. Erlkönig.

B. Berlioz. D. Giacchino Rossini.

3. The piano became a popular instrument for middle-class

families when

A. Dvorak composed The American.

B. the Transcontinental Railroad was completed.

C. mass production became possible.

D. the Civil War ended.

4. A Midsummer Night's Dream, William Shakespeare's play about the collision of reality

and fantasy, was captured in a musical piece by

A. Felix Mendelssohn. C. Franz Schubert.

B. Hector Berlioz. D. Ludwig van Beethoven.

5. Franz Schubert was known for having written

A. 100 violin concertos. C. four operas.

B. 11 symphonies. D. 144 lieder.

6. In his Fifth Symphony, Beethoven

A. limits the harmony of the string section.

B. contrasts the wind instruments with the string instruments.

C. utilizes the percussion section in a whole new way.

D. introduces the short-LONG-short-LONG rhythm.

7. Clara Wieck Schumann's "Forward!" was written for a/an

A. a capella chorus. C. full orchestra.

B. brass band. D. madrigal choir.

8. A piano trio is made up of

A. three pianos. C. a piano, organ, and pianoforte.

B. a piano, violin, and cello. D. a piano, violin and viola.

9. Berlioz insisted that a _______ be distributed to his audiences to provide an overview

of the dramatic structure of his work.

A. libretto C. program

B. musical score D. Transcript

10. Prolonged exposure to volume greater than _______ is considered dangerous.

A. 40 decibels C. 70 decibels

B. 50 decibels D. 80 decibels

11. Which of the following was not one of the obstacles Fanny Hensel had to overcome as

a composer?

A. Agoraphobia kept her from traveling and performing.

B. Her brother was a famous composer and performer.

C. Her father discouraged her from pursuing music as a vocation.

D. Social attitudes prevented women from undertaking careers in music.

12. Which of the following works helped to redefine the symphony as a genre?

A. Symphonie fantastique

B. Beethoven's Fifth Symphony

C. Beethoven's Sixth Symphony

D. Beethoven's Ninth Symphony

13. _______ music is generally associated with nonmusical ideas and objects.

A. Character C. Recital

B. Program D. Literary

14. Which composer called himself a tone poet-a poet who creates with music rather

than words?

A. Beethoven C. Schubert

B. Schumann D. Chopin

15. Influenced by Dvorak, _______ is credited as the first American woman to have

written a symphony.

A. Clara Wieck Schumann C. Amy Marcy Cheney Beach

B. Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel D. Louise Farrenc

16. In 2001, the President of Turkmenistan banned

A. all music. C. rock music.

B. jazz. D. ballet and opera.

17. The overture to A Midsummer Night's Dream is a one-movement work

A. in sonata form.

B. famous for the interplay of piano, violin and cello.

C. known for the massive sound of the orchestra.

D. that presents the same basic musical idea in each strophe of the text.

18. _______ was called the "Valkyrie of the Piano."

A. Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel C. Robert Schumann

B. Clara Wieck Schumann D. Teresa Carreno

19. The composer utilized the minor mode in Symphonie fantastique to represent

A. solemnity and brilliance. C. gloom and ferocity.

B. joy and love. D. earthiness.

20. In the overture to A Midsummer Night's Dream, the kingdom of the fairies, led by

Oberon and Titania, is represented by the

A. strings. C. flute.

B. piccolo. D. triangle.

The Nineteenth Century, Part 2 EXAMINATION NUMBER 00766400

1. The styles of singing in Wagner and Verdi operas differ. Jane

says that the style of singing in a Verdi opera is virtuosic and

elaborate. Lynn says that the style of singing in a Wagner opera

is more syllabic. Who is correct in describing the different

styles of singing?

A. Only Jane is correct.

B. Only Lynn is correct.

C. Both Jane and Lynn are correct.

D. Neither Jane nor Lynn is correct.

2. Which one of the following musical notations allows

performers to improvise slightly with the rhythm?

A. Sostenuto C. Allegretto

B. Moderato D. Rubato

3. Why was Richard Wagner considered the most progressive composer of his day?

A. He combined choral music and orchestral music.

B. He introduced the libretto to the opera.

C. He advanced the harmonic idiom of music into new, exciting realms.

D. He used the tala pulses in his orchestrations.

4. In response to the outbreak of the Civil War, which composer wrote a solo piano piece that incorporated the "Star Spangled Banner," "Hail Columbia," and "Yankee Doodle" into the work?

A. Gottschalk C. Mendelssohn

B. Brahms D. Dvorak

5. In Verdi's La Traviata, Violetta sings _______ when unsure of herself.

A. an aria C. in recitative

B. a virtuoso D. in a lower key

6. To show his intense national pride, _______ wrote a large number of mazurkas.

A. Verdi C. Shankar

B. Chopin D. Dvorak

7. During the nineteenth century, harmony became

A. more discordant.

B. a large-scale structural element.

C. more chromatic.

D. highly important in program music.

8. The third movement of Dvorak's "String Quartet in F Major" contains a light-hearted

passage in a fast tempo and in triple meter called a

A. variation. C. rondo.

B. prelude. D. scherzo.

9. Ravi Shankar is known for his mastery of the 18-stringed lute called the

A. ragar. C. jhala tar.

B. sitar. D. table.

10. The _______ measures musical time using a pendulum.

A. metronome C. intermezzo

B. lyre D. timbrephone

11. A single pair of notes played repeatedly in succession is known as a/an

A. a capella. C. hee haw.

B. drone bass. D. sotto voce.

12. Wagner drew on _______ for his opera The Ring of the Nibelungs.

A. religious dogma C. Greek mythology

B. Roman mythology D. northern European mythology

13. The various melodies heard in "Dvorak's String Quartet in F Major" have

a/an _______ quality.

A. jazz-like C. folk-like

B. Bach-like D. operetta

14. Which of the following composers helped the United States establish its own musical sound by drawing on cultural idioms?

A. Brahms C. Dvorak

B. Wagner D. Verdi

15. Which composer is thought to epitomize Romanticism?

A. Dvorak C. Gottschalk

B. Chopin D. Schumann

16. The first American-born piano virtuoso to achieve international fame was

A. Dvorak . C. Schumann.

B. Wagner. D. Gottschalk.

17. _______ exemplifies the best elements of nineteenth-century Italian opera.

A. La Boheme C. Rigoletto

B. Pagliacci D. La Traviata

18. Compared to a violin, a cello has a _______ register.

A. low C. high

B. calm D. baudy

19. In Brahms' Symphony no. 4 in E Minor, the composer derived much of the form and theme from the

A. music of the middle ages. C. Classical era.

B. Baroque era. D. music of the Renaissance.

20. Which opera was written to celebrate the opening of the Suez Canal?

A. Aida C. Il Trovatore

B. Rigoletto D. Requiem

The Twentieth Century, Part 1 EXAMINATION NUMBER 00766500

1. The Rite of Spring was composed by

A. Arnold Schoenberg. C. Heitor Villa-Lobos.

B. Igor Stravinsky. D. Alban Berg.

2. Jody says that atonal harmony establishes a harmonic center

of gravity. Sean says that atonal harmony doesn't have a

harmonic center of gravity. Who is correct?

A. Only Jody is correct.

B. Only Sean is correct.

C. Both Jody and Sean are correct.

D. Neither Jody nor Sean is correct.

3. _______ music is written in two or more chords played


A. Polytonal C. Polyphonic

B. Polyrhythmic D. Polychoral

4. The _______ style is an attempt to revive the approach used by composers in the latter half of the eighteenth century.

A. Pre-romantic C. Neo-classical

B. New Baroque D. Post-modern

5. _______ is a singing technique that's part speech and part song.

A. Sprechstimme C. Klangfarben

B. Walkurie D. Erlkönig

6. Music that doesn't center on a particular key is referred to as

A. intoned. C. nontonal.

B. untoned. D. atonal.

7. Modernism, a movement that represented an abolishment of tradition and a quest for novelty, took place when?

A. Middle nineteenth century C. Classical period

B. Early twentieth century D. Early twenty-first century

8. Bebop is a style of

A. jazz. C. fusion.

B. pop. D. ragtime.

9. Ragtime composers often made use of

A. counterpoint. C. syncopation.

B. inversion. D. serialism.

10. _______ notes are produced by lowering the third, fifth, or seventh steps of

major scales.

A. Low C. Minor

B. Falsetto D. Blue

11. Roland says that Ruth Crawford Seeger was a modernist composer. Clive says that she was a collector and arranger of American folksongs. Who is correct?

A. Only Roland is correct.

B. Only Clive is correct.

C. Both Roland and Clive are correct.

D. Neither Roland nor Clive is correct.

12. _______ used themes from popular songs and hymns in his orchestral works.

A. Scott Joplin C. Duke Ellington

B. Charles Ives D. Igor Stravinsky

13. Expressionist music is generally thought of as

A. happy. C. probing.

B. extravagant. D. bouncy.

14. Which of the following composers sought to obtain a nonpercussive sound from the piano in his compositions?

A. Glass C. Ives

B. Debussy D. Ellington

15. Schoenberg's 12-tone composition is based on a/an _______ scale.

A. minor C. pentatonic

B. major D. chromatic

16. The _______ were interested in the hypnotic quality of the repeated melodic

fragments and interlocked patterns created by the gamelan.

A. expressionists C. minimalists

B. impressionists D. neo-classicists

17. The smallest distance between two adjacent notes on a piano is a

A. whole note. C. quarter note.

B. half step. D. whole step.

18. In The Unanswered Question, the strings are played

A. as if they're playing a slow hymn.

B. in unresolved dissonance.

C. fast and loud for shock value.

D. in constant competition with the brass.

19. The most common pattern of verses in blues songs is the

A. 12-bar pattern. C. 8-note pattern.

B. 6-bar pattern D. 28-note pattern.

20. Standard Song Form for popular hits of the 1920s and 1930s was



The Twentieth Century, Part 2 EXAMINATION NUMBER 00766600

1. Which one of the following composers is best known for

promoting aleatory music?

A. John Cage C. Franz Wozzek

B. Richard Strauss D. Béla Bartók

2. Which of the following composers wrote the music for West

Side Story?

A. George M. Cohan C. Jerome Kern

B. Leonard Bernstein D. Cole Porter

3. Tamra says that the difference between an opera and a

musical is that the opera includes more spoken word than

singing. Eduardo says that the musical contains singing with

some spoken dialog. Who is correct in citing the difference?

A. Tamra

B. Eduardo

C. Both Tamra and Eduardo

D. Neither Tamra nor Eduardo

4. The first African American to have a major opera performed by a major American

opera company was

A. Scott Joplin. C. Langston Hughes.

B. William Grant Still. D. XXXXXX XXXXXXX.

5. The _______ is a xylophone-like instrument with tubular resonators under each bar.

A. conga C. timbales

B. marimba D. suspended cymbal

6. Public Enemy's abrasive rap recording "Fight the Power" has a basic pulse of

A. 60 beats per minute. C. 106 beats per minute.

B. 86 beats per minute. D. 120 beats per minute.

7. For the movie Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Chinese-American _______ was

enlisted to play the cello to offset the Asian-sounding erhu.

A. Tan Dun C. Ang Lee

B. Xiaohui Ma D. Yo-Yo Ma

8. The musical movement that started in the mid-1960s on the West Coast was the

_______ movement.

A. folk C. psychedelic

B. rock D. progressive

9. The progression of four basic chords that was used in many popular songs of the

1950s and 1960s is referred to as _______ chord progression.

A. bebop C. doo-wop

B. pop D. Vamp

10. Notes that begin a phrase before a downbeat are known as pick-up notes or a/an

A. duck walk. C. shuffle groove.

B. call and response. D. anacrusis.

11. Einstein on a Beach was a unique opera because it

A. had no plot and very little singing. C. had a single violinist.

B. was written in Chinese. D. was exclusively recitative.

12. Agnes de Mille choreographed Aaron Copland's Rodeo to blend

A. ballet with tap. C. square dance with Irish jig.

B. jazz and ballet. D. ballet with square dance.

13. Which song crossed racial boundaries by achieving success on both the R&B and

pop charts?

A. "Please Mr. Postman" C. "Fight the Power"

B. "School Day" D. "My Ding-a-Ling"

14. A musical style that combines traditional and modern elements is called

A. exhibitionism. C. postmodernism.

B. modernism. D. minimalism.

15. A repeated melodic and rhythmic figure in the lower register of the piano is typical of the Afro-Cuban dance music known as

A. mambo. C. salsa.

B. guaguanco. D. reggae.

16. The musician who ushered in the twentieth-century era of virtuosic rock guitar

playing was

A. Chet Atkins. C. Chuck Berry.

B. Jimi Hendrix. D. XXXXX XXXXXX.

17. A modern-day retelling of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is carried out in the musical

A. H.M.S. Pinafore. C. My Fair Lady.

B. The Mikado. D. West Side Story.

18. Which of John Cage's works has been perceived by some as a joke?

A. Einstein on a Beach C. Illiac Suite

B. Imaginary Landscape no. 4 D. 4'33''

19. The type of music that blended the musical styles of jump blues and honky-tonk was

A. Motown. C. jazz.

B. rock 'n' roll. D. hip hop.

20. The hand-clapping at the beginning of the song "Please Mr. Postman" is known as the

A. hook. C. shuffle groove.

B. ostinato. D. vamp.

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