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Music: An Appreciation: An Appreciation, Brief 4/e
Roger Kamien, Hebrew University
The Classical Period
Multiple Choice Quiz
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Along with his symphonies, Haydn's _____________ are considered his most important works.
Haydn's duties while in the service of the Esterházys included
composing all the music requested by his patron
conducting the orchestra of about twenty-five players
coaching the singers for operatic performances
all of the above
Which of the following is not a characteristic of Haydn's music?
The music is robust and direct, radiating a healthy optimism.
The minuets often romp and stomp rather than bow and curtsy
There are few changes in texture and orchestration.
Many works have a folk flavor, due to the use of actual peasant tunes
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