Romantic Era Quiz

Think you know everything there is to know about Romantic era music? How well do you know Chopin, Liszt, and Schumann? What about their deepest darkest secrets?

Well we don't know their deepest darkest secrets either, but we do know a thing or two about the masters of the Romantic Era. Take the quiz to see how much of a Romantic Era musical genius you are!

Created by: Alliance MTA of Alliance Music Teachers' Association
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  1. What is your age?
  2. What is your gender?
  1. Frederic Chopin was born in what country?
  2. What was the name of Robert Schumann's wife?
  3. Short works that contained descriptive titles like "intermezzo", "rhapsody" and "ballade" are called what?
  4. The Romantic Era lasted from about...
  5. The term "piano recital" can be attributed to what famous romantic era performer?
  6. Liszt and Paganini were said to be "virtuosos" at their particular instruments. What does the term "virtuoso" mean?
  7. In 19th century America, the most popular piano was named after a geometric shape. What was the name of this piano?
  8. Chopin was famous for writing in a style termed "rubato." What does rubato mean?
  9. Which of these pieces was Chopin famous for composing?
  10. True or False: Etudes are technical exercises that help develop certain skills while still having a melodious sound to them.
  11. During the Romantic era, one of the growing trends among musicians and other artists was to express the love of their home country. This movement was called...
  12. In 1836, this state won its independence from Mexico after the Battle of San Jacinto led by Sam Houston. In 1845, it became the 28th state to join the union. Name the state.

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