Introduction To Baroque Quiz

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 68

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


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following terms does not apply to Baroque art?
    • A. 

      Bold

    • B. 

      Subtle

    • C. 

      Energetic

    • D. 

      Dramatic

  • 2. 
    Which two religious traditions formed the deep tensions in Europe in 1600?
    • A. 

      Islam vs. Orthodox Christian

    • B. 

      Anglicanism vs. Lutheranism

    • C. 

      Catholicism vs. Protestantism

    • D. 

      Catholicism vs. Orthodox Christian

  • 3. 
    La nuove musiche was a collection of music representing . . .
    • A. 

      Monody

    • B. 

      Opera

    • C. 

      Polyphony

    • D. 

      Dance Suites

  • 4. 
    Which of the following describes the Baroque tendency to have one clear emotion for an entire composition of movement?
    • A. 

      Figured bass

    • B. 

      Basso continuo

    • C. 

      Doctrine of the Affections

    • D. 

      Florentine Camerata

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is not a baroque keyboard instrument?
    • A. 

      Virginal

    • B. 

      Taille

    • C. 

      Harpsichord

    • D. 

      Clavichord

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is a staged work with costumes and sets?
    • A. 

      Opera

    • B. 

      Oratorio

    • C. 

      Passion

    • D. 

      Cantata

  • 7. 
    Which of the following is not a dance form?
    • A. 

      Minuet

    • B. 

      Bourree

    • C. 

      Sonata

    • D. 

      Passepied

  • 8. 
    What do we call the "script" or text of an opera?
  • 9. 
    What is the name of the small group of instruments in a concerto grosso?
  • 10. 
    A basso continuo consists of 2 instruments.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False