Listening to Western Music 8th Edition by Craig Wright – Test Bank
1. The forms used by composers during the Classical period (e.g., ternary, rondo, sonata-allegro, theme and variations) were only used during that time period; subsequent composers found them too confining.
2. Identify the form that corresponds to the idea of statement-contrast-repetition.
b. sonata allegro
d. theme and variations
3. Phrases that are dependent upon each other to produce a complete musical idea are called __________ and __________.
a. conjunct, disjunct
b. diatonic, chromatic
c. major, minor
d. antecedent, consequent
e. tonic, dominant
4. What is the section added to the end of a composition that gives the listener a sense of conclusion?
5. As a genre, the sonata is a composition involving:
a. an orchestra
b. a solo instrument
c. a string quartet or quintet
d. a chorus and soloists
e. a concertino
6. “Sonata-allegro form” is:
a. a dramatic musical form that involves an exposition, development, and recapitulation
b. normally performed at a fast tempo
c. a form that has the potential for dramatic presentation, conflict, and resolution
d. the form most often used in the first movements of Classical genres
e. all of the above
7. The section in sonata-allegro form that presents the main thematic material of the movement is the:
8. Which theme carries the music from the tonic to the dominant and prepares for the arrival of the second theme?
9. In sonata-allegro form, the second theme is typically in a contrasting mood with the first.
10. When does most of the drama occur during a movement in sonata-allegro form?
a. second theme