Homework #9 (Romantic Era)

Krumbholz, MUSC 105
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
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 ______________________.
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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 _____________________
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.