An ascending scale is:
A series of steps up.
A series of steps down.
Bright and optimistic.
The beginning of all mazurkas.
You should notice that the performer is not maintaining a strict tempo. What is the term that describes when the performer subtly changes the tempo by speeding up and slowing down throughout the piece?
Chopin advised his students to listen to what other musicians for guidance in how to play the piano?
Chopin was born in Blank 1but moved to Blank 2.
Chopin`s mazurkas are very nationalistic in character.
This mazurka in B-flat repeats sections without significant variation to create a ___-like form.
Chopin had an affair with the novelist Amadine Lucile Aurore Dudevant, better known by her pen name, ___.
A homophonic texture works well on the piano because:
It can play both high and low.
The piano can play many independent melodies at once.
It can play both lyrical melodies and accompaniment at the same time.
One always plays the melody in the left hand.
Which of the following terms do you think best describes the texture of the piece?
At C, Chopin changes the accompaniment drastically. The drone bass he uses, a pair of notes repeated over and over and over, can be likened to an  that was employed by Baroque and Classical composers, often in the basso continuo. (Hint: emphasis on the concept of over and over and over…)