Quiz – The Lives of Handel and Bach
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(True/False) Handel and Bach were close acquaintances and influenced each other’s works.CorrectIncorrect
Handel’s father, a barber-surgeon, discouraged him from being a musician. How did young Handel secretly practice?CorrectIncorrect
To which instrument was Bach most drawn early in his career?CorrectIncorrect
Handel spent his younger years “learning every detail” of what musical style?CorrectIncorrect
Match the stage of Bach’s career (signified by his city of residence) with its given description.
- “The time when he poured out all his youthful ardour in the massive effects of the organ and began to feel his way towards the special style of church music which he perfected later”
- “His activity in other kinds of instrumental music, especially the concertos for various instruments, the sonatas for the violin, the suites for violoncello and a great part of the clavichord music”
- “The full expression of all his powers, especially in large church works which include both voices and instruments.”
Handel abandoned his post as Kapellmeister to the Elector of Hanover to make music where?CorrectIncorrect
Handel’s Esther was originally written as what kind of intimate performance?CorrectIncorrect
(Fill in the blank) Between Bach and Handel, one composer experienced great fame during his lifetime, and one was locally celebrated. Who was more well known during their lifetime?CorrectIncorrect