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A seventeenth-century French musical-dramatic work, staged with costumes and scenery, that featured members of the court alongside professional dancers was the

ballet de cour

French court music of the seventeenth century was divided into the following

Music of the Royal Chapel, Music of the Chamber, Music of the Great Stable

The following type of seventeenth-century French court music provided music for indoor entertainment

Music of the Chamber

The following composer is credited with creating a distinctly French style of opera

Jean-Baptiste Lully

The French Overture is best described as

a musical opening comprised of two sections, each repeated

The first section of a French overture is typically performed in the following texture


An extended episode that appeared at the center or the conclusion of each act of a seventeenth-century French opera was known as a/an


In seventeenth-century French opera, songs with a rhymed text and regular meter and phrasing, often in the meter and form of a dance, are called


Brief ornaments used in seventeenth-century French opera to adorn cadences and other important notes were called


The seventeenth-century solo air was typically scored for

one to three voices with lute or continuo accompaniment

The grand motet is best described as a

sacred concerto for soloists, double chorus, and orchestra

The following composer is credited with introducing the Latin oratorio into France

Marc-Antoine Charpentier

The leading lute composer of the French Baroque was

Denis Gaultier

The Paris journal Mercure Gallant referred to the following composer and performer as "the marvel of our century"

Elisabeth-Claude Jacquet de la Guerre

The majority of seventeenth-century French dances are in the following form


The following French dance, which originated in the British Isles, was usually composed in a compound meter with wide melodic leaps and lively triplets


The only complete surviving seventeenth-century masque is

Cupid and Death

Dido and Aeneas was composed by

Henry Purcell

A spoken play with an overture and four or more masques or substantial musical episodes was called a

dramatic opera

Purcell's The Fairy Queen is an example of a/an


The English Dancing Master, a collection of and instructional treatise on traditional English country dances, was published by:

John Playford

The first opera performed in the Americas was

La purpura de la rosa

A Spanish improvisatory-style piece for organ, often featuring imitation, is a


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