Chamber music generally implies a large ensemble, with more than one player to a part

false

Haydn’s String Quartet, Op. 76, No. 3 is nicknamed "Emperor" because:

the theme in the second movement is based on a hymn written for the Austrian emperor.

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How many string quartets did Haydn write?

68

Mozart worked under the patronage of the Esterházy court.

false

Multimovement instrumental works in the Classical era typically started with a slow movement.

false

Music with no literary basis is referred to as:

absolute music

The ____ movement of a string quartet is often in minuet and trio form.

third

The expansion of a melodic idea is known as thematic development.

true

The favored chamber ensemble in the Classical era was the string quartet.

true

The first movement of a string quartet is typically cast in:

sonata-allegro form.

The first movement of a symphony is most likely in ________ form.

sonata-allegro

The multimovement cycle of Classical-era compositions can be found in:

all of these

The second movement in a multimovement cycle is generally in a quick tempo.

false

The second movement of Op. 76, No. 3 is composed in what form?

theme and variations form

Theme and variations was a typical form for the second movement of a symphony

true

Use of folk elements is best associated with the chamber music of:

Haydn

What replaced the minuet section of the minuet and trio in the nineteenth-century symphony?

scherzo

When were Haydn’s Opus 76 quartets written?

late 1790s

Which composer worked for a good deal of his life under the patronage system?

Haydn

Which genre would NOT normally be in a multimovement cycle?

song cycle

Which is most likely the slow movement in the multimovement cycle?

second

Which of the following represents a typical string quartet ensemble?

two violins, a viola, and a cello

Which of the following was Haydn’s own instrument?

viola

Which tune does Haydn incorporate in his Opus 76 quartets?

"Gott erhalte Franz den Kaiser"

A minuet movement is typically a part of a Classical-era symphony.

true

Eighteenth-century opera overtures usually had a fast-slow-fast tempo scheme.

true

From which earlier genre did the symphony develop?

the Italian opera overture

Haydn achieves a "military" sound in his Symphony No. 100 through the use of the piccolo.

false

Haydn has earned the nickname "father of the symphony."

true

How did the Classical-era orchestra resemble the string quartet?

The instruments often exchanged themes in conversation

In the Classical orchestra, which instrument was primarily responsible for supplying rhythmic energy?

timpani

Joseph Haydn wrote over 100 symphonies in his lifetime.

true

Mozart was the only Classical-era composer influenced by Turkish military music.

false

Percussion instruments are absent from the second movement of Haydn’s Symphony’s No. 100.

false

The Classical symphony typically featured some woodwind and brass instruments along with strings.

true

The Classical-era orchestra is typically composed of:

thirty to forty players.

The Classical-era symphony evolved out of the Baroque cantata.

false

The composer of the London symphonies was:

Joseph Haydn

The heart of the Classical-era orchestra was the:

string section

The second movement of Haydn’s Symphony No. 100 is in duple meter.

true

Which does NOT characterize the opening of the A section in the second movement of Haydn’s Military symphony?

dramatic minor-key theme, played fortissimo

Which does NOT contribute to the military tone in the second movement of Haydn’s Military symphony?

legato string melodies

Which is NOT a trait associated with Haydn’s symphonies?

traditional unimaginative modulations

Which of the following is a contribution to the symphony made by the German school of composers?

both answers are correct

Eine kleine Nachtmusik is best described as a:

serenade

Sonata-allegro form is comprised of three main sections.

true

The cadence at the end of the first movement in a multimovement cycle is in the key of the dominant.

false

The divertimento and the serenade were both musical forms of entertainment in the Classical era.

true

The ensemble that performs Mozart’s Eine kleine Nachtmusik features the trumpet.

false

The first movement of Eine kleine Nachtmusik is in sonata-allegro form.

true

The first movement of a Classical multimovement work was often composed in sonata-allegro form and might include a slow introduction.

true

The focus of Classical chamber music is soloistic virtuosity.

false

The last section of sonata-allegro form that restates the themes is called the:

recapitulation.

The longest and most dramatic movement of the multimovement cycle was generally the:

first

The middle section of a typical third movement in a sonata cycle is called the:

trio

The middle section of the third movement in a multimovement cycle is highly improvised

false

The movement of Eine kleine Nachtmusik that is NOT in the home key (G major) is the third.

false

The overall form of the third movement of Eine kleine Nachtmusik is A-B-A.

true

The second theme in a sonata-allegro movement is typically in a contrasting key to the key of the first theme.

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true

The third movement of Eine kleine Nachtmusik features short, repeated sections.

true

The title of Mozart’s Eine kleine Nachtmusik means "a little dance music."