Handel Quiz

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Handel Quiz

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


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was Handel's nationality
    • A. 

      English

    • B. 

      German

    • C. 

      Italian

    • D. 

      Portuguese

  • 2. 
    Which other composer was born the same year as Handel?
    • A. 

      Bach

    • B. 

      Haydn

    • C. 

      Mozart

    • D. 

      Vivaldi

  • 3. 
    With which organization was Handel associated with?
    • A. 

      Royal Academy of Arts and Education

    • B. 

      Royal Academy of Music

    • C. 

      Royal Conservatory of Music

    • D. 

      Collegium Musicum

  • 4. 
    Which letters will you find in a catalogue of Handel's works?
    • A. 

      BWV

    • B. 

      HWV

    • C. 

      Op.

    • D. 

      RV

  • 5. 
    What was Handel's greatest contribution?
    • A. 

      Choral Masses

    • B. 

      English Oratorios

    • C. 

      Fugues

    • D. 

      Violin Concertos

  • 6. 
    Name one opera by Handel.
  • 7. 
    Name one orchestral suite by Handel.
  • 8. 
    What was the name of the King of England under whom Handel worked (his former employer)?
  • 9. 
    Why did Handel switch from writing opera seria to writing oratorios?
  • 10. 
    Name the year of Handel's death.