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Variation (music): Quiz


Question 1:
Which of the following titles did Variation (music) have?
Pete Jackson Is Getting Married
Senator for New South Wales
Suburban Myth
Franz Schubert - Impromptu in B-flat

Question 2: In the Classical era, ________ wrote a great number of variations, such as the first movement of his Piano Sonata in A, K. 331, or the finale of his Clarinet Quintet.
Köchel catalogueWolfgang Amadeus MozartMozart family grand tourMozart piano concertos

Question 3: [1] Theme and variations is a ________ in which the fundamental musical idea, or theme, is repeated in altered form or accompanied in a different manner.
Classical musicMusical notationMusic theoryMusical form

Question 4: ________ wrote five variation sets using his own lieder as themes.
Franz SchubertRobert SchumannFelix MendelssohnFranz Liszt

Question 5: ________ wrote many variation sets in his career.
Beethoven's musical styleBeethoven and his contemporariesLudwig van BeethovenWolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Question 6: One of the earliest known variation is Jacob van Eyck The Flute's Garden of Delights (Dutch: Der Fluyten Lust-hof) music for ________.
Cor anglais (English horn)RecorderOboeBassoon

Question 7: Skilled musicians who know a theme well can often ________ variations on it.
Whose Line Is It Anyway?ChicagoImprovisationImprovisational theatre

Question 8: Works in theme-and-variation form first emerge in the history of ________ in the sixteenth century (Sisman 2001).
Musical formClassical musicMusical notationMusic theory

Question 9: [2] Frédéric Chopin wrote a number of sets for solo piano, and also the Variations on "La ci darem la mano" from Mozart's opera ________, Op.
Lo sposo delusoThe Magic FluteCosì fan tutteDon Giovanni

Question 10: The changes may involve harmony, melody, ________, rhythm, timbre or orchestration.
CounterpointFugueBaroque musicMusic


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