Hardyes - Baroque, Classical, Romantic

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Music Quizzes & Trivia

A revision quiz on Baroque, Classical and Romantic music.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which instruments play the Basso Continuo?
    • A. 

      Violin & Cello

    • B. 

      Harpsichod & Cello

    • C. 

      Harpsichord & Organ

    • D. 

      Piano & Cello

    • E. 

      Harpsichord & Violin

  • 2. 
    What are the dates of the Baroque period?
  • 3. 
    What are the dates of the Classical period?
  • 4. 
    What are the dates of the Romantic period?
  • 5. 
    Which word best describes the texture of most Baroque music?
    • A. 

      Monophonic

    • B. 

      Homophonic

    • C. 

      Polyphonic

    • D. 

      Heterophonic

  • 6. 
    What is often added to the melody in Baroque music to make it more interesting and decorated?
  • 7. 
    Which word best describes the use of dynamics in Baroque music?
    • A. 

      Terraced

    • B. 

      Gradual

    • C. 

      Extreme

    • D. 

      Delicate

  • 8. 
    Name one Baroque composer.
  • 9. 
    Which word best describes the texture of most Classical music?
    • A. 

      Monophonic

    • B. 

      Homophonic

    • C. 

      Polyphonic

    • D. 

      Heterophonic

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Two tunes at once

    • B. 

      A tune with no accompaniment

    • C. 

      A tune with accompaniment

    • D. 

      Just chords

  • 11. 
    Which is the best description of the Classical orchestra?
    • A. 

      Large orchestra with many woodwind, brass and percussion instruments.

    • B. 

      Small orchestra with only flutes and oboes in the woodwind section.

    • C. 

      Medium-sized orchestra with flutes, oboes, clarinets and bassoons in the woodwind section, horns and trumpets in the brass section and Timpani in the percussion section.

  • 12. 
    Describe the phrase structure in Classical music.
    • A. 

      Even length, question and answer

    • B. 

      Long and expressive

    • C. 

      Very short and uneven

    • D. 

      No phrases to the music

  • 13. 
    Which phrase describes the harmony of Classical music?
    • A. 

      Atonal

    • B. 

      Mostly Primary Chords

    • C. 

      Mostly minor chords

    • D. 

      Chromatic

    • E. 

      Chords with added 9ths

  • 14. 
    Which phrase describes the dynamics used in Classical music?
    • A. 

      Sudden changes e.g. Terraced

    • B. 

      Extreme dynamic contrasts

    • C. 

      Gradual changes with crescendos and diminuendos

    • D. 

      No dynamic contrasts

  • 15. 
    Name a Classical composer.
  • 16. 
    Which phrase describes the harmony of Romantic music?
    • A. 

      Atonal

    • B. 

      Mostly primary chords

    • C. 

      Mostly minor chords

    • D. 

      Chromatic

    • E. 

      Chords with added 9ths

  • 17. 
    Which is the best description of the Romantic orchestra?
    • A. 

      Large orchestra with many woodwind, brass and percussion instruments.

    • B. 

      Medium-sized orchestra with flutes, clarinets, oboes and bassoons in the woodwind section, horns and trumpets in the brass section and timpani in the percussion section.

    • C. 

      Small orchestra with harpsichord and only flutes and oboes in the woodwind section.

  • 18. 
    Which word best describes the use of dynamics in the Romantic period?
    • A. 

      Terraced

    • B. 

      Extreme

    • C. 

      Gradual

    • D. 

      No dynamic contrast

  • 19. 
    Name one Romantic composer beginning with S, T or C!
  • 20. 
    Name an instrument which started to be used in the Classical period.
  • 21. 
    Which instrument is used in nearly all Baroque music?