Composers of the Second Viennese School


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Of the musicians listed below, which one was considered part of the Second Viennese School?

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1. What is the difference between tonal music and atonal music?

2. Which composer wrote the music for the opera Wozzeck?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer the following questions to make sure you fully understand the major composers of the Second Viennese School. You will identify the style of music composed and famous works by these composers.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet set help you test your knowledge of:

  • Musicians who were a part of the Second Viennese School
  • The composer of the opera Wozzeck
  • Twelve-tone systems

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as who wrote the score for the famous opera Wozzeck
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as tonal and atonal music
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the name of the musician who was so obsessed with perfection that he composed very few works

Additional Learning

To get a better understanding of these famous composers, review the lesson titled Composers of the Second Viennese School. It will explore topics like:

  • When these composers were active
  • Chromaticism
  • Famous works of these composers