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Question 1

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In addition to being a composer, Vivaldi was also active as ________.
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  • A. a singer
  • B. a mystic
  • C. a priest
  • D. all of the above

Question 2

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True or False: Vivaldi's operas were popular throughout all of Europe
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  • True
  • False

Question 3

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After Vivaldi's death, his music was rarely performed until the ________.
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  • A. seventeenth century
  • B. eighteenth century
  • C. nineteenth century
  • D. twentieth century

Question 4

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During his lifetime, Vivaldi was best know for his _______.
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  • A. operas
  • B. orchestral works

Question 5

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Today, however, his _______ are more popular.
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  • A. operas
  • B. orchestral works

Question 6

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Vivaldi composed _________.
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  • A. music for church services
  • B. music for non-church activities
  • C. both A and B
  • D. neither A nor B

Question 7

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True or False: Vivaldi had several patrons who supported him.
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  • True
  • False

Question 8

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Of Vivaldi's more than 500 concertos, over 200 are for what instrument and string orchestra? _______
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  • A. violin
  • B. viola d' amore
  • C. cello
  • D. string bass

Question 9

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The Listening Example, The Four Seasons, is _________.
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  • A. an opera
  • B. an oratorio
  • C. a concerto
  • D. an overture

Question 10

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Vivaldi popularized what two instruments as solo instruments? __________
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  • A. cello and string bass
  • B. organ and piano
  • C. violin and viola
  • D. harpsichord and clavier

Question 11

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The musical representation of an idea or a mood is known as __________.
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  • A. an opera
  • B. an oratorio
  • C. program music
  • D. plainsong chant

Question 12

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Handel composed vocal music with texts in _________.
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  • A. Italian
  • B. German
  • C. English
  • D. all of the above

Question 13

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Handel wrote many ________.
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  • A. operas
  • B. oratorios
  • C. both A and B
  • D. neither A nor B

Question 14

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While living in Italy, Handel wrote music for _________.
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  • A. opera companies
  • B. ballet companies
  • C. both A and B
  • D. neither A nor B

Question 15

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Handel wrote the Messiah in approximately ________.
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  • A. one hour
  • B. one day
  • C. one month
  • D. one year

Question 16

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True or False: The text of the Messiah is from the Bible.
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  • True
  • False

Question 17

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Handel was born in _________.
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  • A. England
  • B. Germany

Question 18

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In what country did Handel later become a citizen of? ________
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  • A. England
  • B. Germany

Question 19

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At the time of his death, Handel's operas were thought to be old fashioned. Many were not performed again until ________.
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  • A. the 1620s
  • B. the 1720s
  • C. the 1820s
  • D. the 1920s

Question 20

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Handel's oratorios were especially popular in _______.
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  • A. England and Ireland
  • B. Germany and Austria
  • C. France and Germany
  • D. Holland and Italy

Question 21

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True or False: Handel composed almost as fast as he could write the notes.
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  • True
  • False

Question 22

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In the Listening Example, how many vocal sections sing in the Hallelujah Chorus?
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  • A. one
  • B. two
  • C. three
  • D. four

Question 23

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Throughout his life, Bach was always a _______.
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  • A. violinist
  • B. church musician
  • C. clavier tuner
  • D. singer

Question 24

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True or False: Bach lived his entire life in Germany.
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  • True
  • False

Question 25

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Which instrument did Bach not play?
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  • A. harpsichord
  • B. organ
  • C. clavier
  • D. oboe

Question 26

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True or False: Bach wrote several operas.
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  • True
  • False

Question 27

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A toccata is _______.
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  • A. structured
  • B. in a free style

Question 28

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A fugue is _____.
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  • A. structured
  • B. in a free style

Question 29

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True or False: Bach never took music lessons; he was a completely self-taught musician.
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  • True
  • False

Question 30

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True or False: At one point in his life, Bach was a school teacher.
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  • True
  • False

Question 31

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As a child, Bach preformed in a musical group. It was _______.
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  • A. a choir
  • B. a band
  • C. an orchestra
  • D. a ballet

Question 32

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During his life, Bach composed ________.
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  • A. less than 100 musical works
  • B. more than 100 musical works

Question 33

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True or False: Bach became a wealthy man because hundreds of his compositions were published during his lifetime.
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  • True
  • False