January 2018 Listening Quiz

Start the year off with some great Listening as an Event!  Send your students some links to great masterworks. Give them a couple of weeks to become friends with them. Then, gather together for a listening quiz!  Give bonus points if they can remember the composer, era, and performance styles! Here is a sample quiz:


1.  Brandenberg Concerto No. 5,  allegro

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZK6-x9sdEYo  

Baroque / J. S. Bach


2. Nocturne in E Flat Major, Op. 9 No. 2

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tV5U8kVYS88&list=PLnKsoNaI9VFbj4RmMuOdcUj8lDJHtR4Bd&index=1  

Romantic / Chopin


3. 4’33”

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JTEFKFiXSx4

Modern / Cage


4. Symphony No. 40

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JTc1mDieQI8 

Classical / Mozart


5.  Overture to Romeo and Juliet

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZxOtYNf-eWE 

Romantic / Tchiakovsky


6.  Piano Sonata in C Major, K. 545

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AoT8YV9qi1g  

Classical / Mozart


7. Aria in d minor, K. 32

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aIc9Yt5mu0A

Baroque / Scarlatti


8. Black Angels

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5a2RXA2Jn8

Modern / Crumb

For fun: Check out crumbs original score for Black Angels: