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Q: In opera, a brief musical phrase or idea connected to some person, event, or idea is known as a/an A. exposition. B. leitmotif. C. ode. D. overture.
A: The answer is leitmotif.
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User: In opera, a brief musical phrase or idea connected to some person, event, or idea is known as a/an A. exposition. B. leitmotif. C. ode. D. overture.

Weegy: The answer is leitmotif.
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User: Compared to a violin, a cello has a _______ register. A. low B. baudy C. calm D. high

Weegy: A. Low
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User: The first American-born piano virtuoso to achieve international fame was A. Dvo ák B. Schumann. C. Wagner. D. Gottschalk.

Weegy: C. Gottschalk was the first American-born piano virtuoso to achieve international fame
MrG|Points 4453|

User: A raga solo always begins with the sounding of tones in _______ motion. A. atonal B. ascending C. descending D. octaval

Weegy: C. descending
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User: During the nineteenth century, harmony became A. highly important in program music. B. more discordant. C. more chromatic. D. a large-scale structural element.

Weegy: A. more chromatic
Valeria01|Points 160|

User: A mazurka is a Polish folk dance written in which of the following meters? A. Double B. Triple C. Half D. Quarter

Weegy: A mazurka is a Polish folk dance written in: Triple meters.
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User: Louis Moreau Gottschalk's Union: Concert Paraphrase on National Airs was written for A. orchestra. B. string quartet. C. piano. D. chamber orchestra.

Weegy: Louis Moreau Gottschalk's "Union: Concert Paraphrase on National Airs" was written for piano.
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User: According to Wagner, what was a fundamental error of conventional opera? A. The action on the stage reflecting what the orchestra already delivers B. The libretto being used only as a means to deliver virtuosic singing C. Rhythmic melodies allowing singers to repeat phrases for dramatic effect D. Projection of the text and minimizing virtuosity



Weegy: According to Wagner, what was a fundamental error of conventional opera? A. The action on the stage reflecting what the orchestra already delivers
Expert answered|kobe12|Points 40|



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x^2 + 11x + 121 = x + 96;

x^2 + 11x - x + 121 - 96 = 0

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–4j^2 + 3j – 28 = 0;
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