Symphony No. 40 in G Minor (First Movement) and the Classical Period

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GCSE Music (Mozart - Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, 1st Movement) Quiz on Symphony No. 40 in G Minor (First Movement) and the Classical Period, created by tom.wust14 on 04/05/2013.

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Question 1

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The Classical peroid started in which year?
Answer
  • 1750
  • 1745
  • 1740
  • 1735

Question 2

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Which THREE of these compsors wrote in the Classical period?
Answer
  • Franz Joseph Haydn
  • Antonio Vivaldi
  • Henry Purcell
  • Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Ludwig van Beethoven
  • Franz Shubert
  • Robert Shuman
  • Johannes Brahms

Question 3

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The First Movement of Symphony No. 40 is in Sonata form, but what order do each of the sections go in?
Answer
  • Development, Recapitulation, Exposition
  • Development, Exoposition, Recapitulation
  • Exposition, Development, Recapitulation
  • Exposition, Recapitulation, Development
  • Recapitulation, Development, Exposition
  • Recapitulation, Exposition, Development

Question 4

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From the title of the piece, you can work out that the key is G Minor, but in the development, it changes to the relative major. What is this?
Answer
  • B Major
  • Bb Major
  • G Major
  • C Major
  • Gb Major

Question 5

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Which two Classical instruments are missing from the Symphony?
Answer
  • Trumpets
  • Horns
  • Timpani
  • Bassoons
  • Oboes
  • Violincellos

Question 6

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What is the tempo marking of the piece?
Answer
  • Vivace
  • Allegretto
  • Molto Allegro
  • Allegro Assai
  • Andante
  • Lento

Question 7

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Which of these are Typical Classical Features? There are FOUR to pick from.
Answer
  • Melisma
  • Cadenza
  • Terraced Dynamics
  • String Quartet Compostions
  • Harpsichord
  • Diatonic Harmonies
  • Mainly Monophonic Texture
  • Solo Piano Compositions
  • Mainly Homophonic Texture, or Melody Dominated Homphony
  • Chromatic Harmonies

Question 8

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What is the dynamic marking at the very start of the piece?
Answer
  • p
  • pp
  • mp
  • mf

Question 9

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The notes D and G are used to make a cadence (in that order). The piece is in G minor. What is the cadence?
Answer
  • Perfect
  • Plagal
  • Imperfect
  • Irregular

Question 10

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The harpsichord was replaced with which instrument?
Answer
  • Organ
  • Piano
  • Keyboard
  • Synth