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Music in the 20th century
Which three composers form the Second Viennese School?
Schoenberg, Mozart and Webern
Schoenberg, Schubert and Weber
Schoenberg, Berg and Webern
Which word describes music that has no sense of key?
Which style of music does Arnold Schoenberg's "Peripetie" belong to?
Where and when was Peripetie composed?
Vienna, early twentieth century
Vienna, early nineteenth century
New York, early twenty first century
Which of the following is not true?
Imitation is where one part is repeated a few notes later in a different part
Melodic inversion is where the melody is played backwards
Diminution is where the note values are made smaller
Which instruments can you hear in the first bar?
Oboes and bassoons
Clarinets and bassoons
Cellos and double basses
The notes they are playing are based on a hexachord. What is a hexachord?
A set of six pitches
A set of six instruments
A set of six chords
Which family of instruments plays a short chromatic scale?
Which describes the texture and rhythm?
Homophonic with regular rhythms
Monophonic with complex rhythms
Contrapuntal with complex rhythms
Which describes the dynamics?
Crescendo, ff, p
Diminuendo, p, ff