Chopin: Piano Prelude no:15 in D flat major; Op 28 (raindrop prelude)_1

Question 1 of 39

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The raindrop prelude was written in:

Select one of the following:

  • 1638

  • 1738

  • 1838

  • 1938

Question 2 of 39

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The musical era where composers were concerned with feelings and emotions was called:

Select one of the following:

  • Baroque

  • Classical

  • Romantic

  • Modern

Question 3 of 39

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The harmony became more chromatic in this period

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

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Music was not linked to art and literature at this time

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 5 of 39

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A virtuoso performer is:

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  • The lead performer of an orchestra

  • An individual solo performer who has mastered all the skills and techniques of their instrument

Question 6 of 39

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The orchestra became bigger during this time and had more sections and instruments added.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 7 of 39

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This was the time when the piano was developed

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  • True
  • False

Question 8 of 39

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The soft pedal on the piano:

Select one of the following:

  • Makes the tone louder

  • Makes no difference to the tone

  • Makes the tone softer

Question 9 of 39

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The sustain pedal:

Select one of the following:

  • Muffles the notes on the piano

  • Makes no difference to the notes

  • Allows the strings to continue to sound

Question 10 of 39

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This piece is 'cantible' - in a singing style. This means that:

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  • The emphasis is on short melody lines

  • The emphasis is on held on melody lines

  • The emphasis is on held on bass lines

  • The emphasis is on short on bass lines

Question 11 of 39

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An arpeggio is:

Select one of the following:

  • The notes of the chord played together

  • The notes of the chord played one after the other

Question 12 of 39

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Rubato is 'Robbed' time- the player pulls back or speeds up the tempo that the notes are played

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 13 of 39

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The structure of the prelude is:

Select one of the following:

  • Rondo form

  • Ternary form

  • Sonata form

  • Minuet and Trio

Question 14 of 39

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An Acciaccatura is an ornament that has not beat value

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 15 of 39

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How many melodies do you hear in section A?

Select one of the following:

  • 1

  • 2

  • 3

  • 4

Question 16 of 39

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In section A, the melodies move in a:

Select one of the following:

  • Scalic movement

  • Leap movement

  • Stepwise movement

Question 17 of 39

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The key of section A is:

Select one of the following:

  • Bb major

  • Db major

  • D minor

  • Gb minor

Question 18 of 39

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Enharmonic means

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  • The same note with a different name

  • Different notes with the same name

Question 19 of 39

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How many note does a septuplet figure have

Select one of the following:

  • 5

  • 6

  • 7

  • 8

Question 20 of 39

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At the end of section A, the repeated Ab's are played by the left hand and the melody is played by the right hand.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 21 of 39

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In section B, the melody is In the left hand.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 22 of 39

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The left hand plays the G# pedal note in section B.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 23 of 39

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In section B the texture is;

Select one of the following:

  • Monophonic

  • Homophonic

  • Polyphonic

Question 24 of 39

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Choose the correct description of the dynamics in section B.

Select one of the following:

  • mp crescendo to mf diminuendo to p

  • pp crescendo to mf diminuendo to pp

  • mf crescendo to ff diminuendo to mp

  • pp crescendo to ff diminuendo to pp

Question 25 of 39

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The rhythm of the melody in section B is based on

Select one of the following:

  • Minims

  • Crotchets

  • Quavers

Question 26 of 39

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The rhythm of the melody in section B is based on

Select one of the following:

  • Minims

  • Crotchets

  • Quavers

Question 27 of 39

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The rhythm of the pedal note in section B is based on

Select one of the following:

  • Minims

  • Crotchets

  • Quavers

Question 28 of 39

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Strong and powerful music at bars 32-33 are created by octaves in the bass and treble with minim chords in the right hand part.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 29 of 39

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Accented notes are;

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  • Notes played softly

  • Notes played normally

  • Notes played with and emphasis

Question 30 of 39

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The key changes from G# minor to C# minor mid way through section B.

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  • True
  • False

Question 31 of 39

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Chopin uses augmentation in section B

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  • True
  • False

Question 32 of 39

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An inner pedal is;

Select one of the following:

  • Played at the lowest pitch of the texture.

  • Played at the highest pitch of the texture.

  • Played in the middle of the texture

Question 33 of 39

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Which type of cadence is used in this section?

Select one of the following:

  • Perfect

  • Imperfect

  • Plagal

  • Interrupted

Question 34 of 39

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A sixth chord has the fourth note of the scale added

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 35 of 39

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Smorzando means;

Select one of the following:

  • Gradually getting louder

  • Loud

  • Quiet

  • Dying away

Question 36 of 39

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The ornament in the return of section A has how many notes?

Select one of the following:

  • 7

  • 8

  • 9

  • 10

Question 37 of 39

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Ritenuto means;

Select one of the following:

  • Stay the same tempo

  • Speed up the tempo

  • Slow down the tempo

  • Slow down the tempo until the music stops

Question 38 of 39

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A Turn is an ornament that is added to the music in section A.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 39 of 39

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A prelude is an opening piece that sets the mood for a following piece.

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  • True
  • False
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Chopin: Piano Prelude no:15 in D flat major; Op 28 (raindrop prelude)_1

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