Hardyes GCSE Aos2 Schoenberg

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A quiz about Schoenberg's Peripetie


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What style of music is this piece in?
  • 2. 
    What does Peripetie mean?
  • 3. 
    What is the name for the technique where the timbre or sound of the instrument is as important as the notes it plays in the creation of a melody.
  • 4. 
    What key is this piece in?
    • A. 

      Major

    • B. 

      Minor

    • C. 

      Atonal

  • 5. 
    Give one feature of Expressionist music.
  • 6. 
    Describe the dynamics in this piece.
  • 7. 
    What does Sehr Rasch mean?
    • A. 

      Very loud

    • B. 

      Very fast

    • C. 

      Very slow

  • 8. 
    What does the little H (principal voice) denote on the score?
    • A. 

      This is the main instrument in the whole piece

    • B. 

      This is the main instrument and melody at that point in the music

    • C. 

      This is the woodwind

  • 9. 
    What method did Schoenberg use to choose his notes in this piece?
  • 10. 
    What is the structure of this piece?
  • 11. 
    The opposite six notes of the hexachord are called the...
    • A. 

      Competent

    • B. 

      Composition

    • C. 

      Compliment

  • 12. 
    What musical elements word describe the sound or tone of an instrument?
  • 13. 
    How many of each woodwind instrument did Schoenberg score this piece for?
  • 14. 
    Which of these rhythms is used in this piece? (tick all that apply)
    • A. 

      Sextuplets

    • B. 

      Triplets

    • C. 

      Quavers

  • 15. 
    Which of these are true of this piece? (tick all that apply)
    • A. 

      Atonal

    • B. 

      Homophonic

    • C. 

      Extreme dynamic range

    • D. 

      Use dissonance

    • E. 

      Use of melodies in 3rds and 6ths

    • F. 

      Modal

    • G. 

      Use of hexachords

    • H. 

      Use of cross-rhythms

  • 16. 
    In which decade was this piece first composed?
    • A. 

      1900s

    • B. 

      1920s

    • C. 

      1940s

  • 17. 
    This piece uses melodic fragments.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    This piece was revised in 1922 and 1949 for a smaller orchestra because it was too expensive to perform.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    A sextuplet is six notes in the space of 2.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Give the full name of the composer of Peripetie.