The approximate dtes of the Baroque period are:
The text of an opera is called:
The compositional technique in which the music vividly mirrored the words is called:
In opera, a vocal style that imitates speech and is set freely to a sparse accompaniment is called:
A drama that is sung is called:
The orchestral introduction heard at the beginning of an opera is called:
George Frideric Handel was considered a master of:
Which does NOT characterize an oratorio?
The chorale is a type of hymn tune created by:
Bach was most famous in his day as a performer on:
Dido sings her famous lament in Purcell's opera Dido and Aeneas prior to:
Late in life, Handel turned his efforts from the opera to:
The famous choral climax in Part 2 of Handel's Messiah is:
Which of the following is Handel's most famous oratorio, frequently performed today?
Handel's Messiah is:
An important instrumental form of the Baroque, based on opposition between a small group of instruments and a large group, was:
the concerto grosso
Which was NOT an important keyboard instrument in the Baroque era?
A keyboard instrument in which the strings are plucked by quills is:
The harpsichord is different from the piano because:
it has two keyboards, its strings are plucked, and it is not capable of a wide dynamic range.
Which of the following is a well-known set of concertos by Vivaldi?
The Four Seasons
The solo instrument in Spring from The Four Seasons is:
Italian comic opera was:
The artificially created male soprano or alto who dominated opera was known as
The element of Baroque music that reflected composers' interest in faraway lands is:
The earliest operas took their plots from:
Of the following, which is NOT a major work by Bach?
The stories for oratorios are generally drawn from:
A solo song with instrument accompaniment is called:
The writer of the text of an opera is called the:
Which of the following composition did Handel NOT write:
The Four Seasons
Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.
We can’t access your microphone!
Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again
Reload the page to try again!
Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom
Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom
It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.
Your microphone is muted
For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.