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1. Beethoven studied with all of the following composers except


2. In the Heiligenstadt Testament Beethoven wrote about

his deafness
his plan for the Ninth Symphony
his relationship with the Immortal Beloved
his disgust with Napoleon for declaring himself emperor

3. All of the following are characteristics of Beethoven's First Period piano sonatas except:

the minuet is sometimes replaced by the more dynamic scherzo
the use of the minor mode
the influence of Haydn
the use of only three movements

4. In his Second Symphony Beethoven began to depart from the Classical symphonic model in all of the following ways except:

The Coda contains a new development of a principal material.
The entire work is conceived on a larger, more expansive scale than the First Symphony.
The slow movement contains only one theme.
The last movement is a large sonata form with suggestions of a rondo.

5. All of the following are innovations in Beethoven's Third Symphony except:

In the first movement the development is larger than the exposition or recapitulation.
The French horn states the main theme prematurely in the recapitulation.
Abrupt and unusual changes of key occur.
Themes are presented which recur in each of the successive movements.

6. The second movement of Beethoven's Third Symphony is a:

song form
funeral march

7. Fidelio is an example of:

rescue opera
opera buffa
opera seria
none of the above

8. Beethoven's Fifth Symphony introduced instruments not usually heard in orchestras. Included among these are all of the following except:

French horn

9. Which Beethoven Symphony is descriptive of various scenes in the countryside?


10. All of the following are Third Period works except:

the Diabelli Variations
the Missa Solemnis
the Ninth Symphony
the Rasumovsky Quartets

11.The movements of the Waldstein and the Appassionata sonatas fall into which pattern?

none of the above

12. The movements of Beethoven's piano concertos fall into which pattern?

one continuous movement

13. All of the following are characteristic of his late period works except:

improvisatory character of some passages
extensive use of variation technique
division of sonata into four movements
blurring of the divisions between movements

14. His final string quartet, Op. 131, has now many movements


15. The Missa Solemnis is a unified work that resembles a symphony in five movements, one for each division of the Ordinary of the Mass. In this respect Beethoven was influenced by

the oratorios of Handel
the masses of Haydn
the Stabat Mater of Rossini
the masses of Palestrina

16. The finale of Symphony No. 9 is notable for all of the following except:

use of chorus with orchestra
reference to themes presented in earlier movements
use of Biblical texts
use of solo vocalists