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

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1. Clara Wieck Schumann's "Forward!" was written for a/an
A. full orchestra.
B. brass band.
C. madrigal choir.
D. a capella chorus.

2. Prolonged exposure to volume greater than _______ decibels is considered dangerous.
A. 40
B. 70
C. 80
D. 50

3. The overture to A Midsummer Night's Dream is a one-movement work
A. famous for the interplay of piano, violin, and cello.
B. in sonata form.
C. known for the massive sound of the orchestra.
D. that presents the same basic musical idea in each strophe of the text.

4. Which composer called himself a tone poet—a poet who creates with music rather than words?
A. Chopin
B. Schubert
C. Beethoven
D. Schumann

5. _______ was called the "Valkyrie of the Piano."
A. Clara Wieck Schumann
B. Teresa Carreno
C. Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel
D. Robert Schumann

6. 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.
B. Ludwig van Beethoven.
C. Franz Schubert.
D. Hector Berlioz.

7. In his Fifth Symphony, Beethoven
A. utilizes the percussion section in a whole new way.
B. contrasts the wind instruments with the string instruments.
C. introduces the short-LONG-short-LONG rhythm.
D. limits the harmony of the string section.

8. A piano trio is made up of
A. a piano, violin, and viola.
B. three pianos.
C. a piano, organ, and pianoforte.
D. a piano, violin, and cello.

9. In 2001, the President of Turkmenistan banned
A. rock music.
B. ballet and opera.
C. jazz.
D. all music.

10. Franz Schubert was known for having written
A. 11 symphonies.
B. four operas.
C. 100 violin concertos.
D. 144 lieder.

11. In the overture to A Midsummer Night's Dream, the kingdom of the fairies, led by Oberon and Titania,
is represented by the
A. flute.
B. piccolo.
C. triangle.
D. strings.

12. A poem that tells a story is called a
A. chorale.
B. limerick.
C. ballad.
D. stanza.

13. Symphonie fantastique, which depicts an artist's execution by guillotine, was written by the nineteenth
century composer
A. Berlioz.
B. Erlkönig.
C. Caspar David Friedrich.
D. Giacchino Rossini.

14. Influenced by Dvořák, _______ is credited as the first American woman to have written a symphony.
A. Clara Wieck Schumann
B. Louise Farrenc
C. Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel
D. Amy Marcy Cheney Beach

15. The rhythm of the opening statement of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony is
A. s-s-s-L.
B. s-L-s-L.
C. L-s-s-s.
D. s-L-s-s.

16. Which of the following works helped to redefine the symphony as a genre?
A. Beethoven's Ninth Symphony
B. Beethoven's Fifth Symphony
C. Beethoven's Sixth Symphony
D. Symphonie fantastique

17. The oratorio Elijah was written by the nineteenth century composer
A. Felix Mendelssohn.
B. Robert Schumann.
C. Frédéric Chopin.
D. Franz Schubert.

18. When the individual movements of a work are linked using a common musical idea, the work as a
whole is commonly described as
A. harmonic.
B. polyphonic.
C. cyclic.
D. nationalistic.

19. The composer utilized the minor mode in Symphonie fantastique to represent
A. joy and love.
B. gloom and ferocity.
C. earthiness.
D. solemnity and brilliance.

20. Berlioz insisted that a _______ be distributed to his audiences to provide an overview of the dramatic
structure of his work.
A. libretto
B. musical score
C. transcript
D. program

Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Multiple Problems
Expert:  Ellen replied 5 years ago.

Here is my answer for comparison with your own:
1 capella chorus
2 80 dB
3 in sonata form
4 Beethoven
5 Teresa Carreno
6 Felix Mendelssohn.
7 introduces the short-LONG-short-LONG rhythm.
8 a piano, violin, and cello
9 ballet and opera
10 11 symphonies.
11 piccolo
12 ballad
13 Berlioz
14 Amy Marcy Cheney Beach
15 s-s-s-L
16 Beethoven's Ninth Symphony
17 Felix Mendelssohn.
18 cyclic.
19 gloom and ferocity
20 program

If you have any further questions, I am happy to assist you.

Thank you very much!

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