Quiz: Bach’s Cantatas
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Handel’s style grew out of Italian Opera. Where did Bach’s style come from?CorrectIncorrect
What feature(s) of Bach’s music did he write to correspond with the meaning of the text? Select all that apply.CorrectIncorrect
Bach’s cantata ‘Gottes Zeit ist die allerbeste Zeit’ is based on various biblical texts. Name one of the books in scripture used in this cantata.CorrectIncorrect
In Bach’s later sacred works, he made use of ternary form, something the Italians used in their operas. How did Bach improve this form, as mentioned in the text? Select all that apply.CorrectIncorrect
Why did Bach compose sacred cantatas?CorrectIncorrect
Bach’s cantata ‘Ein feste burg’ (A mighty fortress) is based on a hymn by whom?CorrectIncorrect
Listen to the following selection from a cantata by Bach. Select all the characteristic inventions you notice.CorrectIncorrect
Turn on Captions for a translation of the lyrics.