Quiz: The French Baroque
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Which of the following forms was considered new to the French at this time?CorrectIncorrect
Jean-Baptiste Lully, composer of French Baroque music, led an intriguing life. Which all of the following are FALSE?CorrectIncorrect
True or False: Jean-Baptiste Lully was a moral man and feared God.CorrectIncorrect
Which composer focused on music to accompany dance performances, and which on instrumental music?
Dance music: tune is secondary to visual performance
Instrumental music: intricate tunes for intent listening
In adapting Lully’s style of dance music for the harpsichord, François Couperin showed the detail and knowledge of his instrument much like which of his rough contemporaries?CorrectIncorrect
True or False: One of Couperin’s distinguishing features is his choice of particular, rather than generic, names for his pieces.CorrectIncorrect
Which of the following might be Couperin’s greatest contribution to the development of music as we know it today?CorrectIncorrect
On which instrument is the following selection being played?CorrectIncorrect