Baroque Music Chs. 10-15

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Baroque Music Chs. 10-15 - Quiz

A continuation of terminology and forms of the Baroque era.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Vivaldi was an extremely prolific composer, writing approximately _______ concertos.
    • A. 

      450

    • B. 

      200

    • C. 

      350

    • D. 

      168

  • 2. 
    The Four Seasons, composed by Vivaldi, is a set of four __________________.
    • A. 

      Concertos

    • B. 

      Operas

    • C. 

      Sonatas

    • D. 

      Cantatas

  • 3. 
    Bach was an incredibly prolific composer, writing music in every established form/genre except
    • A. 

      Opera

    • B. 

      Fugues

    • C. 

      Cantatas

    • D. 

      Oratorio

  • 4. 
    What similarities do the movements of a baroque suite have?
    • A. 

      They are all dance-inspired

    • B. 

      They are all in the same key

    • C. 

      Most are in binary form

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    What differences do the movements of a baroque suite have?
    • A. 

      They have different tempos

    • B. 

      They have different meters

    • C. 

      They have different national origins

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    _______________ originally meant a piece that was sung, as distinct from a ____________, which was played.
    • A. 

      Cantata, sonata

    • B. 

      Sonata, cantata

    • C. 

      Cantata, suite

    • D. 

      Chorale, cantata

  • 7. 
    A hymn tune that is easy to sing and remember and is incorporated into a cantata is a
    • A. 

      Chorale

    • B. 

      Theme

    • C. 

      Melody

    • D. 

      Subject

  • 8. 
    Like operas, ___________ and ______________ have arias, recitatives, chorus, and orchestral preludes/overtures.
    • A. 

      Cantatas, oratorios

    • B. 

      Chorales, sonatas

    • C. 

      Concertos, suites

  • 9. 
    The well-known oratorio, The Messiah, was composed by
    • A. 

      Handel

    • B. 

      Bach

    • C. 

      Vivaldi

    • D. 

      Purcell

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