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The first movement of a Baroque concerto is usually in __________ form.
a) binary
b) ternary
c) ritornello

c) ritornello

What is the unifying procedure in the first movement of the Spring concerto?
a) ground bass
b) fugal treatment
c) ritornello

c) ritornello

How does Vivaldi evoke the image of a thunder and lightning storm in the first movement of the Spring concerto?
a) with staccato notes and trills
b) with repeated notes and fast ascending scales
c) with the repetition of the refrain

b) with repeated notes and fast ascending scales

What is the structure of the Alla hornpipe from Handel's Water Music?
a) binary
b) ternary
c) ritornello

b) ternary

The small group of soloists in a concerto grosso are known as the:
a) concertino.
b) ritornello.
c) ripieno.

a) concertino.

The standard Baroque concerto has three movements.
a) true
b) false

a) true

Which of the following is NOT a standard dance of a Baroque suite?
a) allemande
b) courante
c) overture

c) overture

Where was the Water Music first performed?
a) for a royal party on the Thames
b) for a fireworks display in London
c) for a coronation of the new king

a) for a royal party on the Thames

The second section of Alla hornpipe differs from the first in that:
a) the tonality changes.
b) only strings and woodwinds play.
c) both "a" and "b."

c) both "a" and "b."
the tonality changes. AND only strings and woodwinds play.

The solo instrument featured in Vivaldi's Spring concerto is the:
a) violin.
b) cello.
c) harpsichord.

a) violin.

The two main types of concerto in the Baroque are the solo concerto and the concerto grosso.
a) true
b) false

a) true

The strings on Baroque instruments were made of:
a) steel.
B. Gut
c) nylon.

b. GUT

The tempo scheme of the movements from Vivaldi's Spring concerto is best described as:
a) slow-fast-slow-fast.
b) fast-slow-fast.
c) slow-moderate-fast.

b) fast-slow-fast.

A multimovement form based on the opposition of one player against a larger group is a(n):
a) concerto grosso.
b) solo concerto.
c) overture.

b) solo concerto.

What makes The Four Seasons a programmatic work?
a) It is based on a painting of the same name.
b) It is based on a play of the same name.
c) It is based on a set of poems, one for each season.

c) It is based on a set of poems, one for each season.

The Baroque suite typically consisted of a group of dances in contrasting keys and tempos.
a) true
b) false

b) false

Which Baroque composer wrote over 200 solo concertos for violin?
a) Johann Sebastian Bach
b) Domenico Scarlatti
c) Antonio Vivaldi

c) Antonio Vivaldi

Handel's Water Music is a typical Baroque suite in its specific makeup of dances.
a) true
b) false

b) false

How does Vivaldi evoke the image of birds in the first movement of the Spring concerto?
a) with an insistent rhythmic pattern
b) with a harmonic drone
c) with high trills and running scales

c) with high trills and running scales

Which Baroque composer was known as the "red priest"?
a) Johann Sebastian Bach
b) George Frideric Handel
c) Antonio Vivaldi

c) Antonio Vivaldi

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