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Smaller instrumental work that served as background music for an outdoor concert, family concert, wedding, birthday, etc.

Serenade

2

Beethoven's hometown

Bonn, Germany

3

Mozart's hometown

Salzburg, Austria

4

Large instrumental work for an orchestra with several parts or movements

Symphony

5

(blank)'s father was an alcoholic and forced him to practice when he was a child

Ludwig van Beethoven

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The Father of a Symphony

Franz Joseph Haydn

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Child prodigy who began composing before age 5 and was performing for nobility at age 6

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

8

Term used to describe styles of art influenced by ancient Greek and Roman sculptures

Classical

9

Painting technique created by Claude Monet with soft, blurred details up close

Impressionism

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French term for "fixed idea", recurring theme representing something

Idee fixe

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Music that tells a story or is based on an idea or scene

Program music

12

A short piece of music for solo piano descriptive of an emotion, feeling, place, characters, etc.

Character piece

13

Dealing with faraway lands and their exotic natures

Exoticism

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Long, multi-movement piece of music for orchestra that became even longer in the Romantic period

Symphony

15

Music for music's sake; music that does not tell a story and is not based on an idea or scene

absolute music

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a short recurring phrase connected to a particular person, place, or idea

Leitmotif

17

This person composed the opera, Carmen

George Bizet

18

Les Miserables takes place here

Paris

19

Les Miserables was originally written in this language

French

20

Les Miserables is based on the novel with the same name written by...

Victor Hugo

21

A speech-like style of singing, only uses a few pitches, not a melody

Recitative

22

The text or lyrics of an opera

Libretto

23

Minstrel show composer who wrote "My Old Kentucky Home", "Oh Susannah", and "Camptown Races"

Stephen Foster

24

A Spanish dance, also the title of Carmen's first aria where she sings that love is like a "rebellious bird that no one can tame"

Habanera

25

Choreographer for "West Side Story"

Jerome Robbins

26

Composed the music for "West Side Story"

Leonard Bernstein

27

Wrote the book for "West Side Story"

Arthur Laurents

28

Wrote the lyrics to the songs in "West Side Story"

Stephen Sondheim

29

Refers to the fan hysteria of the Beatles. Intensely devoted fans (usually girls) would scream hysterically and cry.

Beatlemania

30

This group derived their name partly in honor of Buddy Holly's band

The Beatles