The raindrop prelude was written in:
The musical era where composers were concerned with feelings and emotions was called:
The harmony became more chromatic in this period
Music was not linked to art and literature at this time
A virtuoso performer is:
The lead performer of an orchestra
An individual solo performer who has mastered all the skills and techniques of their instrument
The orchestra became bigger during this time and had more sections and instruments added.
This was the time when the piano was developed
The soft pedal on the piano:
Makes the tone louder
Makes no difference to the tone
Makes the tone softer
The sustain pedal:
Muffles the notes on the piano
Makes no difference to the notes
Allows the strings to continue to sound
This piece is 'cantible' - in a singing style. This means that:
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
An arpeggio is:
The notes of the chord played together
The notes of the chord played one after the other
Rubato is 'Robbed' time- the player pulls back or speeds up the tempo that the notes are played
The structure of the prelude is:
Minuet and Trio
An Acciaccatura is an ornament that has not beat value
How many melodies do you hear in section A?
In section A, the melodies move in a:
The key of section A is:
The same note with a different name
Different notes with the same name
How many note does a septuplet figure have
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.
In section B, the melody is In the left hand.
The left hand plays the G# pedal note in section B.
In section B the texture is;
Choose the correct description of the dynamics in section B.
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
The rhythm of the melody in section B is based on
The rhythm of the pedal note in section B is based on
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.
Accented notes are;
Notes played softly
Notes played normally
Notes played with and emphasis
The key changes from G# minor to C# minor mid way through section B.
Chopin uses augmentation in section B
An inner pedal is;
Played at the lowest pitch of the texture.
Played at the highest pitch of the texture.
Played in the middle of the texture
Which type of cadence is used in this section?
A sixth chord has the fourth note of the scale added
Gradually getting louder
The ornament in the return of section A has how many notes?
Stay the same tempo
Speed up the tempo
Slow down the tempo
Slow down the tempo until the music stops
A Turn is an ornament that is added to the music in section A.
A prelude is an opening piece that sets the mood for a following piece.