W.A. Mozart: Symphony no.40 in G minor, 1st movement

Question 1 of 30

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Symphony no.40 was written in;

Select one of the following:

  • 1688

  • 1788

  • 1888

  • 1988

Question 2 of 30

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How many movements does a Symphony have?

Select one of the following:

  • 6

  • 5

  • 4

  • 3

Question 3 of 30

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The families of the orchestra in the Classical period are;

Select one of the following:

  • Strings, woodwind, brass and percussion

  • Strings, woodwind and brass.

  • Strings.

  • Strings, woodwind, brass and timpani.

Question 4 of 30

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Sonata form is:

Select one of the following:

  • A large scale form invented in the Classical era

  • A small scale form invented in the Classical era.

  • A large scale form invented in the Baroque era

  • A small scale form invented in the Romantic era

Question 5 of 30

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The structure of the 1st movement of Symphony no.40 in G minor is:

Select one of the following:

  • Minuet and Trio

  • Sonata form

  • Rondo form

  • Ternary

Question 6 of 30

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What is the correct order for the structure of Sonata form?

Select one of the following:

  • Recapitulation, exposition, development

  • Exposition, recapitulation, development.

  • Recapitulation, development, exposition

  • Exposition, development, recapitulation

Question 7 of 30

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In the exposition, the main themes are called:

Select one of the following:

  • Idea 1, link, idea 2

  • 1st subject, bridge, 2nd subject.

  • 1st motif, link, 2nd motif

  • Section 1, bridge, section 2

Question 8 of 30

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A motif is used in the development section. A motif is;

Select one of the following:

  • A fragment of melody from subject 1 or 2.

  • The repeated melody from subject 1 or 2.

  • The chordal structure from subject 1 or 2.

  • A fragment of the rhythm from subject 1 or 2.

Question 9 of 30

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The section at the end of the recapitulation is called the;

Select one of the following:

  • Cadence

  • Bridge

  • Outro

  • Coda

Question 10 of 30

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Which woodwind instrument part was later added to Symphony no.40 in G minor?

Select one of the following:

  • Clarinet

  • Oboe

  • Flute

  • Bassoon

Question 11 of 30

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Describe the tempo of the 1st movement.

Select one of the following:

  • Allegro (fast)

  • Molto allegro (very fast)

  • Vivace (lively)

  • Andante (at a moderate walking pace)

Question 12 of 30

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How many notes does the opening motif use?

Select one of the following:

  • 2

  • 3

  • 4

  • 5

Question 13 of 30

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A sequence is;

Select one of the following:

  • A repeated phrase that ascends and descends one note at a time

  • A repeated phrase that ascends two notes at a time.

  • A repeated phrase that ascends and descends 3 notes at time.

  • A repeated phrase that descends four notes at a time.

Question 14 of 30

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In the first movement of Symphony no.40 in G minor, the key of first subject is;

Select one of the following:

  • Major

  • Minor

  • Atonal

  • Modal

Question 15 of 30

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In the first movement of Symphony no.40 in G minor, the tonality of the second subject is;

Select one of the following:

  • Major

  • Minor

  • Atonal

  • Modal

Question 16 of 30

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If the notes that are played are sustained, this means that;

Select one of the following:

  • The notes are held on.

  • Short notes are played.

  • Sharp notes are played.

  • Smooth notes are played.

Question 17 of 30

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If the dynamics are 'Forte', this means that the music is;

Select one of the following:

  • Quiet

  • Suddenly quiet

  • Loud

  • Suddenly loud

Question 18 of 30

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If the chords are played 'Sforzando ', this means that the dynamics of the music are;

Select one of the following:

  • Suddenly quiet

  • Suddenly loud

  • Getting quieter

  • Getting louder

Question 19 of 30

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At the end of the bridge passage, a dominant pedal is used.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 20 of 30

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A characteristic of the 2nd subject is semitones appear frequently in the melody.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 21 of 30

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In the 2nd subject, the bass part moves chromatically. This means that it moves by;

Select one of the following:

  • Whole tones

  • Semitones

  • Both whole tones and semitones

Question 22 of 30

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If the notes in the codetta section are augemented, this means that;

Select one of the following:

  • More instruments play the notes.

  • The original note values have doubled in value.

  • No change to the note values.

  • The original note values have halved in value.

Question 23 of 30

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The music of the development section is based on which motif;

Select one of the following:

  • The opening motif of the first subject

  • The second motif of the first subject

  • The opening motif of the second subject

  • The second motif of the second subject

Question 24 of 30

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If a musical passage is described as 'scalic', this means that;

Select one of the following:

  • The notes of the triad are played in an ascending or descending pattern

  • The notes of the scale are played in a ascending or descending pattern.

  • The same note is played repeatedly.

  • Random notes of the scale are played.

Question 25 of 30

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A counter-melody is;

Select one of the following:

  • A melody played before the main melody

  • A melody played at the same time against another melody

  • A melody played after the main melody

Question 26 of 30

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In the recapitulation the first subject is;

Select one of the following:

  • Extended

  • Shortened

  • The same

Question 27 of 30

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In the recapitulation section, the key of the 2nd subject is;

Select one of the following:

  • Bb major

  • G minor

  • Eb major

  • C minor

Question 28 of 30

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Which cadence type of is used throughout the movement?

Select one of the following:

  • Perfect

  • Imperfect

  • Plagal

  • Interrupted

Question 29 of 30

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Exploration of keys is a feature of which section of Sonata form?

Select one of the following:

  • Exposition

  • Development

  • Recapitulation

Question 30 of 30

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The texture of the 'tutti' section at the end of the coda is homophonic. Explain what 'tutti' and 'homophonic' mean.

Select one of the following:

  • Every part plays the same parts at different times.

  • Every part plays different parts at different times.

  • Every part plays different parts at the same time.

  • Every part plays the same part at the same time.

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W.A. Mozart: Symphony no.40 in G minor, 1st movement

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