1. Which of the following about the double-exposition concerto form is true?
A. The development avoids the tonic.
B. There’s no cadenza.
C. The exposition modulates from the tonic.
D. There’s one exposition, which is repeated literally.
2. While a string quartet is a collaborative enterprise, which musician usually takes the lead in a
A. The first violinist
B. The cellist
C. The violist
D. The second violinist
3. Which of the following forms is most common during the second movement of a string quartet?
4. The last “act” of a sonata is known as the
A. secondary key area.
5. The double exposition concerto form differs from the standard sonata form in that
A. it’s played by two pianos.
B. it includes a single refrain.
C. the exposition stays in the same key.
D. it has a cadenza.
6. Which mid-eighteenth century composer is credited with having the greatest impact on the significance
of the string quartet?
7. Beethoven was one of the last composition pupils of which of the following composers?
A. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
B. William Billings
C. Joseph Haydn
D. Christoph Willibald Gluck
8. A soloist can display his virtuosity to the fullest during the
9. A sonata closes with a/an
10. Singing the alphabet song to the tune of Mozart’s “Ah, vous dirai-je, maman” is an example of
B. musical appropriation.
C. musical duplication.
D. thematic variation.
11. The opening section of a minuet is known as the
A. opening idea.
B. minuet proper.
C. minuet exposition.
D. opening theme.
12. In a sonata, the theme(s) presented in the new key area in the exposition are repeated in the
recapitulation in the
13. The Japanese koto is what type of instrument?
14. The music of the Classical era reflects the principles of
A. ornamentation and extremes.
B. extravagance and unpredictability.
C. the splendor of the church.
D. clarity and balance.
15. Throughout the centuries, koto masters have often been
D. invitees to the king’s court.
16. The dialogue in an opera is translated for the audience in the
17. Which of the following does opera buffa portray?
A. Historical characters and situations
B. Real-life characters and situations
C. Religious characters and stories
D. Mythological characters and stories
18. Which of the following instruments in a chamber orchestra typically provides the harmonic
underpinning for other melodic instruments but can carry the principal melody on their own as well?
19. The scene in which Dorothy returns to Kansas in the movie The Wizard of Oz can be likened to which
part of a sonata’s form?
20. Opera _______ is a light, frequently comic style of opera.
Exam: 250451RR – The Baroque Era
1. Which type of music features a vocal quartet in which each voice has its own role, and the bass singer
handles the repeated foundation part, often in the form of a short phrase of nonsense syllables?
A. Program music
B. Doo wop
2. The first opera to win widespread acclaim was
A. Handel’s Messiah.
B. Handel’s Rinaldo.
C. Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas.
D. Monteverdi’s Orpheus.
3. Which of the following represents the form of call-and-response?
4. A da capo aria opens with two contrasting sections, A and B. What will the singer do after singing the B
A. End the aria
B. Go to the C section
C. Repeat the B section
D. Sing the A section again
5. Which part on a violin supports the strings?
A. The tailpiece
B. The chin rest
C. The fingerboard
D. The bridge
6. Very few of compositions written by _______ were published during his lifetime.
7. When instruments double the voices by playing the same notes sung by a chorus, the music is
considered to have
A. contrasting timbre.
B. paired movement.
D. unified timbre.
8. The group of instruments accompanying a solo singer in an opera is known collectively as the
B. basso continuo.
C. harmonic ensemble.
9. All of the following instruments would be likely to play the basso continuo in a Baroque musical piece,
10. A trio-sonata texture features which three main voices?
A. Two in the alto and one in the bass
B. Two in the soprano and one in the bass
C. Two in the bass and one in the soprano
D. One in the alto, one in the soprano, and one in the bass
11. A _______ performance usually requires the musicians to embellish the part written for them.
12. Which of the following type of polyphony is used in a fugue?
A. Imitative counterpoint
B. Middle entry
D. Fugal exposition
13. Which of the following pieces features multiple soloists, including a trumpet, oboe, violin, and recorder?
A. Orpheus, selection from Act II
B. Fugue in G Minor
C. Dido and Aeneas, Overture and Act I, nos. 1–14
D. Brandenburg Concerto no. 2
14. Which of the following means “that which is sung”?
B. Basso continuo
15. A style of vocal music that’s a cross between singing and speaking is commonly referred to as
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