QUESTION 6

Question6

  1. &nbspAn ascending scale is:

&nbspA series of steps up.

&nbspA series of steps down.

&nbspBright and optimistic.

The beginning of all mazurkas.

1points &nbsp

Question7

  1. You should notice that the performer is not maintaining a strict tempo. What is the term that describes when the performer subtly changes the tempo by speeding up and slowing down throughout the piece?

Rubato

Allegro

Adagio

Ritard

1points &nbsp

Question8

  1. &nbspChopin advised his students to listen to what other musicians for guidance in how to play the piano?

&nbspOboists.

&nbspOther pianists.

&nbspSingers.

The bagpipes.

1points &nbsp

Question9

  1. &nbspChopin was born in Blank 1but moved to Blank 2.

4points &nbsp

Question10

  1. &nbspChopin`s mazurkas are very nationalistic in character.

True

False

1points &nbsp

Question11

  1. &nbspThis mazurka in B-flat repeats sections without significant variation to create a ___-like form.

2points &nbsp

Question12

  1. &nbsp Chopin had an affair with the novelist Amadine Lucile Aurore Dudevant, better known by her pen name, ___.

2points &nbsp

Question13

  1. A homophonic texture works well on the piano because:

&nbsp It can play both high and low.

&nbspThe piano can play many independent melodies at once.

It can play both lyrical melodies and accompaniment at the same time.

&nbspOne always plays the melody in the left hand.

1points &nbsp

Question14

  1. Which of the following terms do you think best describes the texture of the piece?

Monophony

Homophony

Polyphony

Heterophony

1points &nbsp

Question15

  1. &nbspAt C, Chopin changes the accompaniment drastically. The drone bass he uses, a pair of notes repeated over and over and over, can be likened to an&nbsp that was employed by Baroque and Classical composers, often in the basso continuo. (Hint: emphasis on the concept of over and over and over…)