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  quiz 5 : impromptus 
  1. How many impromptus did Chopin compose ?
    1
    2
    3
    4
     
  2. How many impromptus were published in Chopin's lifetime ?
    1
    2
    3
    4
     
  3. Which impromptu is most frequently played ?
    Impromptu Op.29
    Impromptu Op.36
    Fantaisie-Impromptu Op.66
     
  4. Which impromptu in particularly has the air of carefree improvisation ?
    Impromptu Op.29
    Impromptu Op.36
    Impromptu Op.51
    Fantaisie-Impromptu Op.66
     
  5. Which impromptus have the form A-B-A ?
    All
    All except Op.36
    None
     
  6. Which impromptus have quicksilver introduction and conclusion and soulfully lyrical middle section ?
    Impromptus Op.29 & 66
    Impromptus Op.29 & 36
    All 4 impromptus
     
  7. Which statement about the Impromptu Op.36 is wrong ?
    It is less controversial than others.
    It is on larger scale and the contrast between its part is more immediately striking.
    None
     
  8. The Fantaisie-Impromptu
    was numbered as the fourth but actually the first to be composed.
    was put in the set with the fantasy Op.49 and polonaise-fantasy Op.61
         by Chopin himself about two years before his death. 
    both are correct
     
  9. "Certainly it lacks the degree of spontaneity found in others but its craftsmanship
    is as sophisticated as one would expect, and the resonating final cadence
    is a lovely touch which lingers in the memory"
    . This is Siepmann's comment for:
    Impromptu Op.36
    Impromptu Op.51
    None of the impromptus, but other genres
     
  10. Which impromptu was dedicated to Mademoiselle Caroline Lobau ?
    Impromptu Op.29
    Impromptu Op.36
    Impromptu Op.51
    Fantaisie-Impromptu Op.66
     
  11. Which statement about the Fantaisie-Impromptu is wrong?
    It was published in 1855
    Chopin's friend Fontana published it.
    Chopin named the title "Fantaisie-impromptu" in 1834.
    None
     
  12. "The Fantaisie-impromptu won the greatest favor with listeners".
    Which statement is wrong ?
    It's often played in most recitals and concerts.
    In 1918, its lyrical middle section was purloined and turned into the popular hit
         "I'm always chasing rainbow"
    .
    None
     

     

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