J.S. Bach's Life And Works

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  • 1. 
    J. S. Bach's first names are:
    • A. 

      Johann Stephanus

    • B. 

      Josef Sibelius

    • C. 

      Johann Sebastian

    • D. 

      Johann Steglitz

    • E. 

      Josef Stephanus

  • 2. 
    In which city did he not work
    • A. 

      Leipzig

    • B. 

      Hamburg

    • C. 

      Mulhausen

    • D. 

      Kothen

    • E. 

      Arnstadt

  • 3. 
    Bach was born in the year
  • 4. 
    Which set of musical pieces did Bach compile for his children?
    • A. 

      Anna Magdalena Notebook

    • B. 

      Brandenburger Concertos

    • C. 

      Well Tempered Klavier

    • D. 

      12 Small Preludes and Fugues

  • 5. 
    What type of musical compositions did Bach write for regular church services
    • A. 

      Masses

    • B. 

      Oratorios

    • C. 

      Cantatas

    • D. 

      Hymns

    • E. 

      Organ improvisations

  • 6. 
    What do we call the type of polyphonic composition Bach used most often
  • 7. 
    When was Bach's music most popular
    • A. 

      During his life

    • B. 

      Right after his death

    • C. 

      100 years after his death

  • 8. 
    How did Bach sign every piece he wrote?
    • A. 

      L. D.

    • B. 

      J. S. B.

    • C. 

      J. Bach

    • D. 

      S. D. G.

    • E. 

      D. V.

  • 9. 
    Which statement about Bach is false
    • A. 

      He wrote lots of operas

    • B. 

      He had many children

    • C. 

      He was a devout Lutheran

    • D. 

      He was thrown in jail at one point

    • E. 

      He was an argumentative type