Antonio Vivaldi

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Antonio Vivaldi


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  • 1. 
    Vivaldi was a contemporary of:
    • A. 

      Haydn and Mozart

    • B. 

      Schutz and Monteverdi

    • C. 

      Handel and Bach

  • 2. 
    At what type of institution in Venice did Vivaldi serve for many years?
    • A. 

      A minimum security prison

    • B. 

      A monastery

    • C. 

      A girl's orphanage

  • 3. 
    In whose court and in which city did Vivaldi also work?
    • A. 

      Charles VI in Vienna

    • B. 

      Louis XIII in Paris

    • C. 

      Luigi IV in Rome

  • 4. 
    Vivaldi is said to have been a "master of melodic invention and the projection of a sense of ___________."
    • A. 

      Majesty

    • B. 

      Drama

    • C. 

      Melancholy

  • 5. 
    Despite primarily being known for his instrumental works such as The Four Seasons, Vivaldi also composed how many opera seria?
    • A. 

      22

    • B. 

      38

    • C. 

      46

  • 6. 
    Which of Vivaldi's choral works has become a staple of the repertory?
    • A. 

      Gloria

    • B. 

      Alleluia

    • C. 

      Te Deum