The Classical era has been called The Age of Reason.a) trueb) false
The four musical masters of the Viennese school are:a) Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, and Brahms.b) Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, and Schubert.c) Bach, Haydn, Mozart, and Schubert.
b) Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, and Schubert.
Classical harmony is best described as:a) diatonic.b) chromatic
Classical composers often incorporated folk elements in their music.a) trueb) false
Jacques-Louis David was a German early Romantic poet. a) true b) false
Two authors associated with the Sturm und Drang (storm and stress) movement of the 1770s were: a) Goethe and Schiller.
b) Rousseau and Jefferson.
a) Goethe and Schiller.
Classical phrase structure is best described as:a) regular and symmetrical, with clear cadences.b) irregular and asymmetrical, with weak or covered cadences.
a) regular and symmetrical, with clear cadences
What musical occupation was LEAST available to women to in the Classical era?a) professional singer and instrumentalistb) music teacherc) orchestral conductor
c) orchestral conductor
Classical melody is best described as:a) highly disjunct and wide-ranging.b) elegant and singeable.
b) elegant and singeable.
The Industrial Revolution of the eighteenth century saw a series of important inventions, which helped shape the modern world.a) trueb) false
Two significant historical events that occurred during the Classical era were the French and American Revolutions.
a) trueb) false
Which concert venues were available to composers of the Classical era? a) The royal palace b) The concert hall c] both a and b
c., both a and b The royal palace and The concert hall
The eighteenth-century composer was most likely to find a patron in: a) the middle class. b) the university. c) the aristocracy.
c) the aristocracy.
Classical texture is best described as: a) largely homophonic. b) largely contrapuntal.
a) largely homophonic.
Viewing life rationally and striving to “see life as a whole” were approaches taken by:a) the Classicists.b) the Romantics.
a) the Classicists.
Which period of European art and literature most captivated eighteenth-century thinkers? a) the Medieval period b) the Greek and Roman periods (antiquity)
b) the Greek and Roman periods (antiquity)
Classical meter is best described as:a) regular and strong.b) free and weak.
a) regular and strong.