1.Which classical period sought aristocratic luxuries such

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1.Which of the following composers is not considered a master of the classical period?
A. Johann Christian Bach
B. Ludwig van Beethoven
C. Wolfgang A. Mozart
D. Joseph Haydn

2.Joseph Haydn was content to spend most of his life

A. as an independently wealthy composer
B. as a professional free-lance musician
C. serving a wealthy aristocratic family
D. as a church musician and organist

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3.Which of the following statements is not true?
A. In the classical period, composers were influenced by folk and popular music.

B. While a late baroque musical composition may convey a single emotion, a classical composition will fluctuate in mood.

C. Composers in the classical period tended to use terraced dynamics in their compositions.

D. The basso continuo was gradually abandoned during the classical period.

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4.Composers in the classical period took middle-class tastes into account by
A. flavoring their serious compositions with folk and popular music
B. writing comic operas that sometimes ridiculed the aristocracy
C. writing dance music for public balls
D. all of the above

5.The prospering middle class in the classical period sought aristocratic luxuries such as
A. theater
B. literature
C. music
D. all of the above

6.Joseph Haydn was content to spend most of his life
A. as an independently wealthy composer
B. as a professional free-lance musician
C. serving a wealthy aristocratic family
D. as a church musician and organist

7.Haydn’s contract of employment shows that he was considered
A. a skilled servant
B. a free-lance musician
C. a visiting guest composer
D. an equal by his employer

8.In Vienna, Haydn and Mozart
A. avoided each other
B. became close friends
C. were jealous of each other
D. never met

9.The typical orchestra of the classical period consisted of
A. a loose ensemble of available instruments
B. strings, pairs of woodwinds, horns, trumpets, and timpani
C. strings with harpsichord continuo
D. woodwinds, trombones, drums, and strings

10.A symphony is a
A. sonata for orchestra
B. work for solo instrument
C. work for chorus and orchestra
D. work for piano solo

11.Sonata form consists of three main sections, exposition, development, and
A. introduction
B. recapitulation
C. motives
D. transition

12.The three main sections of a sonata-form movement are often followed by a concluding section known as the
A. coda
B. theme
C. bridge
D. motive

13.A transitional passage that leads to a contrasting section is called a
A. coda
B. theme
C. bridge
D. motive

14.Short musical ideas or fragments of themes that are developed within a composition are called
A. codas
B. rides
C. melodies

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