The classical era lasted from — to —
The — in music is simplified and limited dramatic flair
Type of of music style that was pleasant, sophisticated, mainly instrumental, and often funny or amusing
Major composer of Rococo
Francious Caperin
— style is more chromatic, more use of dissonance, more modulations to distant keys
Sentimental style
In this era, music was no longer reserved for church or opera houses. Public concerts were on the rise, and appreciation of music increased
By the middle of the — century included:
A. middle class families had harpsichords in their homes
B. private lesson/instruction books became widely published
C. simple music for amateurs was written
D. public concerts of “accessible” music increased public appreciation
E. all of the above
E. All of the above
The — became the instrument of choice for Mozart
— in Classical era included everything except:
A. Tended to have more talent than the men
B. Music at home participation
C. Took private lessons
D. Practiced to entertain family & friends
E. Some even became pros who composed and toured expensively
Major characteristics of Classical music included everything except:
A. Beauty was found in order & symmetry
B. Homophony
C. Monody
D. Wider dynamic contrast with subtle being the major dramatic influence
E. Instrumental Music
C. Monody
Haydn, Mozart, & young Beethoven are often referred to as “—“
“Viennese Style”
— in music became a major factor in composition
The winds & percussion were in pairs of —, while — instruments had many
The — disappeared from the orchestra because it couldn’t be heard
In 1720, the German city of — developed an orchestra that got attention all over Europe
— lived 1732-1809; was a choirboy & student in Vienna until his voice changed; was hired by Prince Paul Anton Esterhazy; worked for him for 30 years writing: operas, symphonies, concertos, and chamber pieces
Franz Joseph Haydn