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1

Who is the “father” of Italian Grand Opera?

Giuseppe Verdi

2

leading motive signature theme for each character in the story; move we associate with the character

Leitmotiv

3

Opera related to real things in life

Verismo (realism)

4

What genre is related with verismo?

Lyric Opera

5

What are examples of verismo?

Carmen, Madama Butterfly

6

Who used past forms instead of experimentation?

Johannes Brahms

7

How did Mahler make a living?

Conductor

8

What is meant by a nationalist composer?

Wrote music in their own language, rejected dominance in Italian and German instrumental music, independence

9

How many symphonies did Brahms write?

4

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instrumental music composed purely as music, and not intended to represent or illustrate something else.

Absolute Music

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a song written to be sung in recital, typically with piano accompaniment and often set to a poem

Art song

12

How did Mahler change art songs?

Used an orchestra instead of piano accompaniment

13

What are the 3 national schools of opera?

France, Germany, Italy

14

Who were the central figures in German Opera?

Carl Maria von Weber, Richard Wagner

15

Who is the character in the Nibelung?

Alberich

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What are the 4 parts of the Nibelung?

Das Rheingold, Die Walküre, Siegfried, Götterdämmerung

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Song structure in which the same music is repeated with every stanza (strophe) of the poem, hymns,carols and as well as folk music & popular songs

Strophic

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proceeds from beginning to end without repetitions of whole sections; music follows storyline, vocal form in which there is new music for each stanza.

Through Composed

19

What is the longest opera during the Romantic Period?

Der Ring des Nibelungen

20

Who wrote Symphony No. 4 in e minor, op. 98 4th movement

Johannes Brahms

21

What is the form of Symphony No. 4 in e minor, op. 98

Variations form

22

Who composed Transcendental Études No. 10 in F minor

Franz Liszt

23

Who composed Otello?

Giuseppe Verdi

24

Who composed Symphony No. 2 in C minor 4th movement

Gustav Mahler

25

Who composed Un bel di from Madama Butterfly?

Giacomo Puccini