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  • 1. 
    To which country did Wagner flee as a young man after his participation in the Revolution of 1848?
    • A. 

      Switzerland

    • B. 

      France

    • C. 

      Italy

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Bruno IV

    • B. 

      Frederick III

    • C. 

      Ludwig II

  • 3. 
    In which city did Wagner build his Festspielhaus (festival drama house)?
    • A. 

      Munich

    • B. 

      Bayreuth

    • C. 

      Dortmund

  • 4. 
    As a person, Wagner is disliked for several reasons.  Which of the following is NOT one of them.
    • A. 

      He was vain and selfish

    • B. 

      He was deeply anti-semitic

    • C. 

      He hated puppies

  • 5. 
    According to p. 472, Wagner's concept of synthesis of the arts was called:
    • A. 

      Fahrvergnugen

    • B. 

      Geschwindigkeitsbegrenzung

    • C. 

      Gesamtkunstwerk

  • 6. 
    According to p. 473, what did Wagner call a brief musical idea connected to a person, event, or idea in music drama?
    • A. 

      Leitmotiv

    • B. 

      Idee Fixe

    • C. 

      Baustein

  • 7. 
    After 1840 almost all his most significant works are:
    • A. 

      Symphonies

    • B. 

      Operas

    • C. 

      Concertos

  • 8. 
    On what type of mythology is Der Ring des Nibelungen based?
    • A. 

      Greek

    • B. 

      Roman

    • C. 

      Norse