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An operatic song in the form A-B-A, which allows for the soloist to embellish the last section, is called a:
da capo aria.
Where was Purcell employed when he wrote Dido and Aeneas?
He was a music teacher in a girls' school.
The term "accompagnato," as opposed to "secco," describes a recitative in which:
The orchestra accompanies the recitative.
Dido's aria is in two sections. Which text line begins the second section?
"Remember me, but ah, forget my fate"
The rejection of Italian opera is reflected in the French opera style associated with the composer Jean-Baptiste Lully.
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