Quiz: The Early Baroque
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What emotion is appropriately evoked by the words and melody of this piece?CorrectIncorrect
Domenico Scarlatti composed many pieces in sonata form at a demanding level for which instrument?CorrectIncorrect
In addition to being a composer and violinist, Vivaldi was also a(n)…CorrectIncorrect
Which Latin word is the conventional term for telling a composer’s works apart from one another?CorrectIncorrect
Jean-Baptiste Lully, composer of French Baroque music, led an intriguing life. Which all of the following are FALSE?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
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
What was the biggest hindrance to musical development in England during the middle of the seventeenth century (before Henry Purcell)?CorrectIncorrect
For which of the following reasons may Purcell be considered a great composer?CorrectIncorrect
Which of Purcell’s works survives in many films, completely separate from the play for which it was composed?CorrectIncorrect
Match the following musical selections from Purcell to their correct forms. There is one of each.
- Selection 1
- Selection 3
- Selection 2
Aria from an opera
Sonata in three parts
Sacred music for the church
Hint: Which form(s) would be used for church music at the time? How many voices or instruments do you hear? Which form would be solely instrumental?
Select all of the following which are true of Heinrich Schütz.CorrectIncorrect
Which composer, whose chorales built on well-known hymn tunes and whose instrumental music brought evening “concerts” to the church, was an inspiration to the later J. S. Bach?CorrectIncorrect