Poem Quiz: The Four Seasons! Trivia

9 Questions | Total Attempts: 173

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Poem Quizzes & Trivia

Poems can be very interesting when you decide to learn about the different styles that a writer uses. In the past classes, we got to discuss more the poem spring and the different writing styles that the writer uses. The poem is an important one when we decide to check the history of literature. This spring (from the four seasons) quiz covers course, History 1, from Ashby Musical Enterprises. Try it!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    "Spring" is what type of concerto?
    • A. 

      Ripieno

    • B. 

      Concerto Grosso

    • C. 

      Solo Concerto

    • D. 

      Concertino

  • 2. 
    Which of the following characteristics was unique to Vivaldi's style?
    • A. 

      Use of violins

    • B. 

      Word Painting

    • C. 

      Monody

    • D. 

      Contrasting dynamics

  • 3. 
    Which movement utilizes reduced instrumentation?
    • A. 

      First movement

    • B. 

      Second movement

    • C. 

      Third movement

    • D. 

      Fourth movement

  • 4. 
    Which of the following poetic images are not portrayed in "Spring"?
    • A. 

      Joyful Song of the Birds

    • B. 

      Gentle Opening of the Flowers

    • C. 

      Thunder and Lightning

    • D. 

      Sweet Murmur of the Breezes

  • 5. 
    Which of the following time signatures are not represented in "Spring"?
    • A. 

      3/4

    • B. 

      4/4

    • C. 

      6/8

    • D. 

      12/8

  • 6. 
    Which of the following represents the tempo pattern of "Spring"?
    • A. 

      Slow-Slow-Slow

    • B. 

      Slow-Fast-Slow

    • C. 

      Fast-Slow-Slow

    • D. 

      Fast-Slow-Fast

  • 7. 
    Name the key of the ritornello theme.
  • 8. 
    Name one of the two poetic images in the 2nd movement.
  • 9. 
    Briefly describe how Vivaldi musically represented thunder and lightning.