Introduction To Romantic Quiz

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 54

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Introduction Quizzes & Trivia

From the History 1 course from Ashby Musical Enterprises


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following describes romanticism?
    • A. 

      Control

    • B. 

      Emotional

    • C. 

      Symmetrical

    • D. 

      Traditional

  • 2. 
    The slogan "Liberty, Equality, Fraternity" describes which movement?
    • A. 

      American Revolution

    • B. 

      Classical Revolution

    • C. 

      French Revolution

    • D. 

      Industrial Revolution

  • 3. 
    The industrial revolution affected the transportation of composers, but otherwise had little effect on music in the romantic era.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Which of these statements is true of the romantic era?
    • A. 

      Because of the violence of the French Revolution, no one was concerned with attending concerts.

    • B. 

      Because composers were writing nationalistic music, they did not write music depicting anything outside of their homeland, lest they be labeled a traitor.

    • C. 

      The incorporation of extra-musical elements into music became common and was known as "program music."

    • D. 

      The symphonic poem was invented by Vivaldi, but developed in the romantic era by Franz Liszt.

  • 5. 
    Which style of singing became popular in romantic Italy?
  • 6. 
    Romantic music was known for its extremes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Which of the following describes a performer with exceptional technical skills?
    • A. 

      Exoticism

    • B. 

      Lieder

    • C. 

      Patron

    • D. 

      Virtuoso

  • 8. 
    Which of the following was not developed in the romantic era?
    • A. 

      Brass instruments were given valves.

    • B. 

      Harps were given double-action.

    • C. 

      Pianos were given pedals.

    • D. 

      String instruments were given tuning pegs.

  • 9. 
    The Faust Symphony is an example of a . . .
    • A. 

      Concert Overture

    • B. 

      Nocturne

    • C. 

      Opera

    • D. 

      Program Symphony

  • 10. 
    Which element is not characteristic of Romantic music?
    • A. 

      Alberti bass

    • B. 

      Highly expressive and emotional

    • C. 

      Use of rubato

    • D. 

      Wide range of dynamics