Music Appreciation/Study Guide

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Quiz 5/Study Guide

1. Which composer was born the farthest away from the city of Vienna? Answer-D

(A) All about the same

(B) Haydn

(C) Mozart

(D) Beethoven

2. Which of these was an innovation developed during the last half of the Eighteenth Century? Answer-D

(A) the public concert

(B) the salon

(C) the coffee house

(D) All of these

3. Who contributed to Neoclassicism with his operas Orfeo ed Euridice and Alceste? Answer-A
(A) C.W. von Gluck

(B) W.A. Mozart

(C) J.S. Bach

(D) L.V. Beethoven

4. A traditional string quartet consists of? Answer-A

(A) two violins, one viola, and one cello.

(B) three violins and one cello.

(C) one violin, one viola, and two cellos.

(D) two violins and two cellos.

5. The term "sonata".. Answer-A

(A) has multiple meanings.

(B) refers to music that is sung rather than played on instruments.

(C) is not appropriate for any type of piano music.

(D) was never used after the Baroque Era.

6. The symphony is? Answer-D

(A) not intended for performances by large groups of musicians.

(B) too short to display any significant musical form.

(C) the only Baroque Era form that continued to be used in the Classical Era.(D) the crowning achievement of Viennese Classical music.

7. In the great "Encyclopédie" of 1765, Jean-Jacques Rousseau contributed articles on? Answer-A
(A) music and politics.

(B) music and art.

(C) singing and stringed instruments.

(D) opera and haute cuisine.

8. The first European hall designed exclusively for public concerts was built in 1748 in? Answer-D

(A) Vienna, Austria.

(B) Florence, Italy.

(C) Paris, France.

(D) Oxford, England.

9. Early novels written during the Classical Era include? Answer-A
(A) "Tom Jones" and "Pamela."

(B) "Huckleberry Finn" and "Quo vadis."

(C) "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" and "The...