BARENBOIM ON BEETHOVEN
MUSIC TERMINOLOGY WORKSHEET



Name: ___________________________________


Date: _________________________


Directions:
Read each question carefully and use your music knowledge along with resources such as the Essentials of Music: Online Glossary at http://www.essentialsofmusic.com/glossary/glossary.html to correctly answer each of them. Be prepared to discuss your answers in class.

1. At the beginning of the program, Daniel Barenboim makes several statements about Beethoven's work. Read each statement, then watch and listen to Barenboim's performance and decide if you agree or disagree with his ideas and explain why.

Define each of the terms below:

conductor





dynamics





movement





sonata





syncopation





thematic development





2. In your opinion, what makes a piece of music timeless, allowing it to be enjoyed by different people over the course of many years?









3. Music is used in many forms of media to bring pictures and stories to life. Explain how music can influence the effectiveness and enjoyability of various forms of media such as movies, television programs, and even commercial advertising.