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1
The minuet is generally the _____ movement of a classical symphony.
A)first
B)second
C)third
D)fourth
2
The minuet as a whole may be outlined as
A)ABA
B)AABB
C)ABC
D)AABBCC
3
In many of Beethoven's works, there is a _________ movement instead of the minuet.
A)presto
B)scherzo
C)fugato
D)ritornello
4
The minuet first appeared around 1650 as a(n)
A)instrumental composition for concert performance
B)prayer in Germany at the end of the Thirty Years' War
C)dance at the court of Louis XIV of France
D)country dance in England
5
The character of the minuet is best described as
A)brisk and lively
B)quiet and relaxed
C)heavy and ponderous
D)stately and dignified
6
The scherzo differs from the minuet in that it
A)moves more quickly
B)has a different form
C)has a different meter
D)all of the above
7
As is typical in classical music, the double bass part in Mozart's Eine kleine Nachtmusik
A)sounds the same as the cello part
B)is frequently left out in performance
C)is a separate and distinct bass part
D)sounds an octave lower than the cello part







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