Listening Exam Information

Pieces to be Included on the Listening Final: Please List Genre or Form (sonata, oratorio, cantata symphony, etude etc) the name of piece and name of the composer for each example. Nota bene. They will be played in random order –not chronological and you will have to identify the piece within the first 2-3 minutes of the piece..

Hildegard von Bingen: O Successores

Guillaume de Machaut “Notre Dame Mass” (mass)

Josquin Desprez “Ave Maria” (motet)

Weelkes, As Vesta Was Descending (madrigal)

Henry Purcell, "When I am Laid in Earth" from Dido and Aeneas (opera aria over a gound bass)

Johann Sebastian Bach. Cantata #140 “Wachet Auf, Ruft uns die Stimme” 4th Movement (Cantata genre)

Johann Sebastian Bach. Brandenburg Concerto #5 in D major (Concerto Grosso)

George Frideric Handel “Messiah” --Hallelujah Chorus (Oratorio)

Antonio Vivaldi “Spring” from “Four Seasons” (Concerto)

Franz Joseph Haydn, “Symphony #94 in G major” (The Surprise Symphony) 2nd movements (variation form)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Don Giovanni (Selections from Act 1) (opera)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Symphony # 40 in G minor (symphony/sonata form)

Ludwig van Beethoven. “Symphony #5 in C minor”. Movement One (symphony/sonata form)

Ludwig van Beethoven. String Quartet in c minor. (Mvt 4) (rondo form)

Franz Schubert: “Der Erlkonig” (The Erlking) (lied)

Clara Schumann “Romance” in G minor (Romance for violin and piano)

Frederic Chopin “Revolutionary Etude in c minor” (Etude)

Hector Berlioz “Symphonie Fantastique” “March to the Scaffold (mvt 4) (programmatic symphony)

Bedrich Smetana. “The Moldau” (symphonic poem)

Giacomo Puccini “La Boheme” (selections from act 1) (Opera-verismo)

Extra Credit may be obtained by attendance at any of the FREE Wednesday concerts on Campus
Location: Mallery Room: Time 12 noon-1:00

Last updated January 9, 2007