We’re going to expand your repertoire knowledge in a fun
way. See if you can name the piece in this multiple choice quiz.
It’s simple… just click on the play button for each
question and choose which of the three links is the correct answer.
There are fourteen questions in total.
seven questions deal with Haydn,
and the second movement of some of their piano sonatas. These
classical composers have unique styles, even if they share some
common writing techniques. The more you listen, the more you will
be able to distinguish their compositions.
The last seven
questions deal with Schumann,
These Romantic Era composers are also very distinctive in their
approaches to composition.
Why is it
important to be able to tell who wrote what? in order to create
your own style of writing, it is most helpful to know the existing
styles that are already established. Influences of the past have
always played their role in shaping music in the present.
enough philosophizing. On with the show!