Vivaldi Quiz

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 250

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Opera Quizzes & Trivia

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


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In which year was Vivaldi born?
    • A. 

      1678

    • B. 

      1685

    • C. 

      1687

    • D. 

      1714

  • 2. 
    What is Vivaldi most known for?
    • A. 

      Opera

    • B. 

      Inventing the violin

    • C. 

      Concertos

    • D. 

      Theory teacher

  • 3. 
    Vivaldi's music often used descriptive, programmatic elements.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    How many movements did the concerto grosso come to have?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

  • 5. 
    Which abbreviation would you likely see in a listing of Vivaldi's works?
    • A. 

      BWV

    • B. 

      ATV

    • C. 

      RV

    • D. 

      Hob

  • 6. 
    With which institution did Vivaldi have no connection?
    • A. 

      Governor of Mantua

    • B. 

      Conservatorio del'Ospedale della Pieta

    • C. 

      Royal Academy of Music

    • D. 

      St. Mark's Basilica

  • 7. 
    In which city was Vivaldi born?
  • 8. 
    Besides "The Four Seasons," name one titled composition that Vivaldi wrote.
  • 9. 
    What was Vivaldi's nickname?
  • 10. 
    What is a concertino?