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Johann Sebastian Bach Quiz

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Johann Sebastian Bach Quiz

From the course, History 1, from Ashby Musical Enterprises.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In which city was Bach born?
    • A. 

      Cothen

    • B. 

      Eisenach

    • C. 

      Leipzig

    • D. 

      Weimar

  • 2. 
    In which year was Bach born?
  • 3. 
    Which of the following people was not associated with Bach?
    • A. 

      Anna Magdalena

    • B. 

      Dietrich Buxtehude

    • C. 

      Juditha Triumphans

    • D. 

      Maria Barbara

  • 4. 
    Which of the following works is not a composition by Bach?
    • A. 

      Israel in Egypt

    • B. 

      Mass in B minor

    • C. 

      St. Matthew Passion

    • D. 

      The Well Tempered Clavier

  • 5. 
    Which of the following letters would be found in a listing of Bach's music?
    • A. 

      BWV

    • B. 

      Hob.

    • C. 

      Op.

    • D. 

      RV

  • 6. 
    Bach began his career as a church organist.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Because Bach travelled all over Europe, he was indisputably the most popular composer of his day.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What is the compositional technique of overlapping subject entries within a fugue?
    • A. 

      Augmentation

    • B. 

      Countersubject

    • C. 

      Diminution

    • D. 

      Stretto

  • 9. 
    What is the compositional technique involving a sustained note over which the harmonies change?
  • 10. 
    Name the year of Bach's death.
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