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Smaller instrumental work that served as background music for an outdoor concert, family concert, wedding, birthday, etc.
Large instrumental work for an orchestra with several parts or movements
(blank)'s father was an alcoholic and forced him to practice when he was a child
Ludwig van Beethoven
The Father of a Symphony
Franz Joseph Haydn
Child prodigy who began composing before age 5 and was performing for nobility at age 6
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Term used to describe styles of art influenced by ancient Greek and Roman sculptures
Painting technique created by Claude Monet with soft, blurred details up close
French term for "fixed idea", recurring theme representing something
Music that tells a story or is based on an idea or scene
A short piece of music for solo piano descriptive of an emotion, feeling, place, characters, etc.
Dealing with faraway lands and their exotic natures
Long, multi-movement piece of music for orchestra that became even longer in the Romantic period
Music for music's sake; music that does not tell a story and is not based on an idea or scene
a short recurring phrase connected to a particular person, place, or idea
This person composed the opera, Carmen
Les Miserables takes place here
Les Miserables was originally written in this language
Les Miserables is based on the novel with the same name written by...
A speech-like style of singing, only uses a few pitches, not a melody
The text or lyrics of an opera
Minstrel show composer who wrote "My Old Kentucky Home", "Oh Susannah", and "Camptown Races"
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"
Choreographer for "West Side Story"
Composed the music for "West Side Story"
Wrote the book for "West Side Story"
Wrote the lyrics to the songs in "West Side Story"
Refers to the fan hysteria of the Beatles. Intensely devoted fans (usually girls) would scream hysterically and cry.