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Question 1:
Which of the following titles did Romantic music have?
Loving the Alien
Pete Jackson Is Getting Married
Piano Sonata No. 28 in A Major, Op. 101, Movements III and IV
Demolition Man

Question 2: ________'s operas, for example, are on specifically Russian subjects, while Bedřich Smetana and Antonín Dvořák both used rhythms and themes from Czech folk dances and songs.
Mikhail GlinkaVasily ZhukovskyAlexander PushkinMikhail Lermontov

Question 3: The decline of ________ led to the heroic leading role in many operas being ascribed to the tenor voice.
FachFalsettoCastratoBel canto

Question 4: [citation needed] The chromatic melodies of ________ and the stirring operatic works of Rossini, Cherubini and Méhul, also had an influence.
Muzio ClementiWolfgang Amadeus MozartClassical period (music)Frédéric Chopin

Question 5: Music theorists of this era codified previous practices, such as the ________, while composers extended them.
Musical formClassical period (music)Variation (music)Sonata form

Question 6: One of the most prominent exponents of Beethoven was Clara Wieck, who later married ________.
Hector BerliozFrédéric ChopinFranz SchubertRobert Schumann

Question 7: Closer links with other arts lead to a keener interest in ________ (programme symphony, symphonic poem, concert overture).
Classical musicRomantic musicProgram musicMaurice Ravel

Question 8: Composers were also influenced by technological advances, including an increase in the range and power of the ________ and the improved chromatic abilities and greater projection of the instruments of the symphony orchestra.
Percussion instrumentTimpaniPianoVibraphone

Question 9: In France, operas such as ________'s Carmen are typical, but towards the end of the Romantic period, verismo opera became popular, particularly in Italy.
Camille Saint-SaënsFrédéric ChopinGeorges BizetCharles-Valentin Alkan

Question 10: Composers such as ________, and later Richard Wagner, expanded the harmonic language with previously-unused chords, or innovative chord progressions.
Beethoven and his contemporariesWolfgang Amadeus MozartBeethoven's musical styleLudwig van Beethoven


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