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Scherzo: Quiz


Question 1: Sometimes the word scherzando (joking) is used in ________ to indicate that a passage should be executed in a playful manner.
Musical notationMusical scaleMusic theoryClassical music

Question 2: For example, in the second movement of Beethoven's ________, the first four measures are played in the dominant key.
Piano Sonata No. 14 (Beethoven)Piano Sonata No. 29 (Beethoven)Piano Sonata No. 13 (Beethoven)Piano Sonata No. 12 (Beethoven)

Question 3: ________, for example, wrote two sets of works with this title, the first in 1607, the second in 1632.
Giaches de WertConcerto delle donneClaudio MonteverdiBaroque music

Question 4: It traditionally retains the triple meter ________ and ternary form of the minuet, but is considerably quicker.
Time signatureMeter (music)RhythmHarmony

Question 5: The word "scherzo" means "________" in Italian.
HumourComedyJokeComedic genres

Question 6: The scherzo developed from the minuet, and gradually came to replace it as the third (or sometimes second) movement in symphonies, ________, sonatas and similar works.
Chamber musicCelloOrchestraString quartet

Question 7: A scherzo (plural scherzi) is a piece of ________ or a movement, in a certain style, that forms part of a larger piece such as a symphony, and the scherzo is often the third movement of a symphony, sonata, or string quartet[1].
Classical musicMusic theoryMusicMusical notation


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