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Music Flashcards--Set #1

These questions focus on composers, their works, and on other important resource information included in the main Music USAD materials.

 
Each flashcard on the left has a question on it.  Answer the question with your best answer and then check the "real" answer by clicking on the question.  The answer should appear in the right-hand card.  You can then "hide" the answer again for the future by clicking on "hide."
   

#1

Who wrote "Adante moderato" from string Quartet in E minor??

 

 

 

 

 

 

#2

What track number is "Adante moderato"?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#3

Who wrote "The Entertainer" and when?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#4

Who was the best known American touring pianist during the 1800's?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#5

"Niagra" and "To the Memory of Washington" were composed by who?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#6

What piece includes material from "Yankee Doodle", "The Star-Spangle Banner",and "Hail Columbia"?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#7

Which song by Stephen Foster was made famous by Edwin Christy's minstrels?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#8

What is the name of track six which contains ten short solo piano pieces?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#9

Which piece includes a trumpet off-stage "posing questions" in a different key than the on-stage ensemble?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#10

Which composer was inspired by Thoreau, the Alcotts, Hawthorne, and Emerson?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#11

Who was the blind piano soloist and composer?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#12

Who was the famous Norweigian violinist and composer who toured America starting in 1843?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#13

What do you call an accomplished solo performer?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#14

Who developed America's first public school music program?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#15

What did Benjamin Franklin contribute to the American music tradition?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#16

Who was a famous soprano soloist during the mid- to late 1800s?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#17

It could be argued that the American music tradition began with which composer?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#18

What were the names of the 2 stage characters that became the basis of minstrel shows?

 

 

 

 

 

 

#19

Who composed "Oh! Susanna"

 

 

 

 

 

 

#20

Who wrote hymns according to European standards in order to heighten the bar on sacred music in America?