Krumbholz, MUSC 105 Name: Homework #9 (Romantic Period) 1. The dates for the Romantic Period are ________ to _______. 2. ________________ was the only romantic composer who wrote almost exclusively for the piano. 3. Romantic music is linked more closely to the other arts, particularly with _____________________. 4. Instrumental associated with a story, poem, idea, or scene is called _______________________. 5. Another name for non-program music is _________________ music. 6. One trait of romantic music is ________________________, which uses chords containing tones not found in the prevailing major or minor scale. 7. _____________ is the slight holding back or pressing forward of the tempo. 8. Liszt created the ____________________, also called a _________________, which is a one-movement orchestral composition based to some extent on literary or pictorial ideas. 9. An ________ is a study piece designed to help a performer master a specific technical difficulty. 10. Wagner preferred to call his works _______________________ instead of operas. 11. Sometimes a romantic composer utilizes ___________________________________, a process that changes the character of a melody when it returns in later movements. 12. An _____________________ is a composition for solo voice and piano. 13. Some songs are set in _______________ form, which is when different stanzas are set to the same music. Other songs use _______________________________, which uses new music for each stanza. 14. The composer ______________ came to America for a few years and wrote a symphony that reflects the influence of Native American and African-American folk music. 15. Romantic songs are sometimes grouped in a set, called a _____________________. 16. The earliest master of the romantic art song was ______________________. MUSC 105, HW#9, p. 2 17. In his teen years, ___________________ wrote mostly piano music. Some of his pieces are autobiographical in nature 18. ________________________ was a concert pianist and composer, but had to give up composition (mostly) when she married. 19. A ________________ (night piece) is slow, lyrical intimate composition for piano. 20. A _____________________ is a piece in triple meter, originated as a stately processional dance for the Polish nobility. 21. A _________________________ is modeled after the opera overture, but is not intended to usher in a stage work. 22. Music meant to be performed before or during a play is called _____________________ music. 23. Under the influence of ________________________, composers used folk songs and dances from their homeland in order to give a national identity to their music. 24. A five-note scale is called a ______________________ scale. 25. The most famous Russian composer was __________________________. 26. _____________________ was the most famous of all opera composers. 27. Madame Butterfly and Tosca are popular operas by _________________. 28. The composer ___________________’s influence was so great, it even extended to artists outside of music, such as painters, poets, and playwrights. 29. A short musical idea associated with a person, object or thought is called a ___________________. 30. The Ring of the Niebelung is a cycle of _____ operas.