Quiz: The Italian Baroque
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Select the types of composition for voice which Monteverdi innovated.CorrectIncorrect
Giacomo Carissimi primarily composed oratorios on _____ subjects.CorrectIncorrect
The key difference between an opera and an oratorio is…CorrectIncorrect
What emotion is appropriately evoked by the words and melody of this piece?CorrectIncorrect
Which of the following is the reason given for the development of opera in Italy?CorrectIncorrect
True or False: Alessandro Scarlatti’s experiments with changes in key and melody within his operas helped popularize a more organized system of keys.CorrectIncorrect
Arcangelo Corelli was the first great _____ player in history, and his compositions for that instrument reflect his intimate knowledge of its capabilities.CorrectIncorrect
Which of these two composers left a legacy that was a turning point in the development of instrumental music?CorrectIncorrect
Sonatas at this time modeled their parts (known as movements) after which other art form?CorrectIncorrect
Domenico Scarlatti composed many pieces in sonata form at a demanding level for which instrument?CorrectIncorrect
Which of the following selections is more likely to have been composed by Corelli, and which by D. Scarlatti?
- Selection 2
- Selection 1
Hint: Which instruments do you hear? Which of the two composers specialized in that instrument(s)?
In addition to being a composer and violinist, Vivaldi was also a(n)…CorrectIncorrect
According to the reading, Vivaldi was a master of the _____ form.CorrectIncorrect
Which Latin word is the conventional term for telling a composer’s works apart from one another?CorrectIncorrect
Which of Vivaldi’s works was accompanied by sonnets of his own creation?CorrectIncorrect