Romantic Period In Music History

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Music History Quizzes & Trivia

A review of Chapter 6, Romantic Period in Music History.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Frederick Chopin wrote most of his music for the following instrument(s).
    • A. 

      Violin

    • B. 

      Flute

    • C. 

      Clarinet

    • D. 

      Piano

    • E. 

      Orchestra

  • 2. 
    What are the dates of the Romantic Period in Music History?
    • A. 

      1600-1750

    • B. 

      1750-1820

    • C. 

      476-1400

    • D. 

      1400-1600

    • E. 

      1820-1900

  • 3. 
    What does the term "Nationalism" mean?
    • A. 

      Being patriotic

    • B. 

      Having a strong feeling for one's nation

    • C. 

      Expressing excessive pride in one's country or culture

    • D. 

      Expressing excessive pride in someone else's country or culture

  • 4. 
    The Romantic period was a time of bending or breaking all of the rules from the Classical Period.  Which of the following below best describes the music of the Romantic Period?
    • A. 

      Wider Dynamic Range, More Extreme Tempos, Melodies got longer, They used bigger Orchestras

    • B. 

      No restrictions on the number of movements or instruments/voices that could be used.

    • C. 

      Greater Technical virtuosity on the part of the performers and greater use of native or folk melodies.

    • D. 

      None of the Above

    • E. 

      All of the Above

  • 5. 
    Name the composer who bridged the time change from the Classical Period to the Romantic Period.
    • A. 

      Bach

    • B. 

      Bruckner

    • C. 

      Berlioz

    • D. 

      Beethoven

    • E. 

      Brahms

  • 6. 
    This Italian born composer is famous for writing 39 Operas, his most famous being the "Barber of Seville."
    • A. 

      Verdi

    • B. 

      Vivaldi

    • C. 

      Peri

    • D. 

      Rossini

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Music set to a storyline.

    • B. 

      Storyline set to music.

    • C. 

      Music based on 18th and 19th century poetry. Composers attempted to portray the imagery and moods of the text with sound.

    • D. 

      Music based on 17th and 18th century poetry. Composers attempted to portray the imagery and moods of the text with sound.

  • 8. 
    Which composer wrote the famous Processional Wedding March, "Here Comes the Bride?"
    • A. 

      Wagner

    • B. 

      Mendelssohn

    • C. 

      Beethoven

    • D. 

      Mozart

  • 9. 
    Which composer wrote the famous Recessional Bridal March for the exit of the new, Bride and Groom?
    • A. 

      Wagner

    • B. 

      Mendelssohn

    • C. 

      Beethoven

    • D. 

      Mozart

  • 10. 
    This composer preferred to write operas for the masses instead of the elite.  He also chose to use "everyday" characters in his works.
    • A. 

      Rossini

    • B. 

      Beethoven

    • C. 

      Wagner

    • D. 

      Verdi

  • 11. 
    This composer always wrote his own scenario and libretto for his works (Opera's).  He also liked to use huge Orchestras and was considered an egotist.
    • A. 

      Verdi

    • B. 

      Brahms

    • C. 

      Rossini

    • D. 

      Wagner

    • E. 

      Liszt