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Johann Nepomuk Hummel: Quiz


Question 1: At about this time, young ________ arrived in Vienna and took lessons from Haydn and Albrechtsberger, becoming a fellow student and a friend.
Beethoven's musical styleWolfgang Amadeus MozartLudwig van BeethovenBeethoven and his contemporaries

Question 2: ________ also practiced Hummel (especially the Sonata in F sharp minor, Op.
Frédéric ChopinHector BerliozRobert SchumannFranz Schubert

Question 3: Johann Nepomuk Hummel or Jan Nepomuk Hummel (November 14, 1778 – October 17, 1837) was an ________ composer and virtuoso pianist.

Question 4: Hummel was born in Pressburg, Hungary, then a part of the Austrian Habsburg monarchy (now ________, Slovakia).

Question 5: These pieces are examples where Hummel may be seen to both challenge the classical harmonic structures and stretch the ________.
Classical period (music)Variation (music)Musical formSonata form

Question 6: A ________ (like Mozart), Hummel bequeathed a considerable portion of his famous garden behind his Weimar residence to his masonic lodge.
FreemasonrySocietas RosicrucianaCo-FreemasonryAnti-Masonry

Question 7: Later 19th century pianistic technique was influenced by Hummel, through his instruction of Carl Czerny who later taught ________.
Hector BerliozFranz LisztFrédéric ChopinRichard Wagner

Question 8: His disciplined and clean Clementi-style technique, and his balanced classicism, opposed him to the rising school of tempestuous bravura displayed by the likes of Liszt and ________.
Carl Maria von WeberGiacomo MeyerbeerFelix MendelssohnFrédéric Chopin

Question 9: ________ offered the boy music lessons at the age of 8 after being impressed with his ability.
Mozart piano concertosWolfgang Amadeus MozartKöchel catalogueMozart family grand tour

Question 10: He started one of the first pension programs for fellow musicians, giving ________ tours when the musicians' retirement fund ran low.
Live AidHuman Rights Now!Benefit concertHope for Haiti Now: A Global Benefit for Earthquake Relief


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