Music History II Test 2

  1. Lieder ohne Worte
    collection of character pieces by Felix Mendelssohn
  2. Gradus ad Parnassum
    Collection of etudes by Muzio Clementi
  3. Carnaval
    Collection of character pieces by Robert Schumann
  4. Czerny
    Student of Beethoven who compsed numerous etudes and method books for piano
  5. Who created and first used the term recital?
  6. First composer to have an international reputation?
    Stephen Foster
  7. Name two genres for which Chopin is remembered
    Etude, Nocturne
  8. What is a transcription
    When you take a grand piece, such as a symphony, and reduce it to be played by piano
  9. Who is remembered for his transcriptions?
  10. What are themes of Romanticism?
    • Supernatural
    • Nationalism
    • Individualism
    • Subjective Beauty
    • Insatiable Longing
  11. Schubert favored which form in setting his Lieder?
    Stophic and modified strophic
  12. Dichterliebe
    Song cycle by Schumann
  13. Robert Schumann wrote...
    Essays and reviews about music
  14. What was a major piano genre for Schubert?
  15. Name the three categories of instrumental music in the Romantic period
    • Absolute
    • Character Piece
    • Program Music
  16. Besides composing and performing, how else did Robert Schumann contribute to music?
    Music critic
  17. Name two themes of Romanticism
  18. What is the difference between parlor songs and drawing-room ballads?
    Parlor songs are American and drawing-room ballads
  19. What is a song cycle?
    A collection of songs that deal with or develop a story or plot.
  20. About how many Lieder did Schubert write?
  21. Eroica
    • Symphony No. 3
    • Beethoven
  22. Heiligenstadt Testament
    • Letter expressing inner turmoil of the composer
    • Beethoven
  23. Missa solemnis
    • Influenced by Handel, especially in the choruses
    • Beethoven
  24. Fidelio
    • Rescue opera
    • Beethoven
  25. Symphony No. 5
    • Symphony that symbolized victory over struggle
    • Beethoven
  26. Symphony No. 6
    • Programmatic Symphony
    • Beethoven
  27. Rasumovsky Quartets
    • Most important chamber works of middle period
    • Beethoven
  28. Pathetique
    • Touching or Moving Piano sonata
    • C minor
    • Beethoven
  29. An die ferne Geliebte
    • The first song cycle
    • Beethoven
  30. Symphony No. 9
    • Final movement is titled Choral
    • Beethoven
  31. What does not describe Beethovens first string quartets?
    They break away completely from the models of Haydn and Mozart.
  32. The slow movement of the Eroica Symphony...
    Recalls funeral marches from revolutionary France.
  33. What can be said of Beethovens Fidelio?
    It glorifies the heroism of a woman
  34. What belongs to Beethovens first creative period?
    Pathetique Sonata
  35. What is not a characteristic of Beethovens late period?
    Imitation of Haydns more whimsical works
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Music History II Test 2