Baroque Period and Handel's Messiah

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GCSE Music (Handel - And the Glory of the Lord, from the Messiah) Quiz on Baroque Period and Handel's Messiah, created by tom.wust14 on 05/03/2013.

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Question 1

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What are the main types of dynamics used in the Barouque peiord?
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  • Gradual Dynamics
  • Terraced Dymanics
  • Moderate Dynamics
  • Extreme Dynamics

Question 2

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Name TWO other composers that composed in the Baroque period
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  • Antionio Vivaldi
  • Franz Joseph Haydn
  • Ludwig van Beethoven
  • Franz Liszt
  • Camille Saint-Saens
  • Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikowsky

Question 3

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What Naitonality was Handel when he was BORN?
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  • Polish
  • British
  • German
  • Dutch

Question 4

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What is the tonality of And The Glory Of The Lord?
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  • A Minor
  • G Major
  • C Modal
  • A Major

Question 5

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What is the metre of the piece?
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  • 2/4
  • 3/4
  • 4/4
  • 6/8

Question 6

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What are the four voices heard in this piece?
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  • Sopranino, Alto, Tenor, Bass
  • Soprano, Mezzo-Soprano, Alto, Tenor
  • Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass
  • Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Baritone

Question 7

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Which word best describes the word setting of And the Glory of the Lord?
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  • Melismatic
  • Legato
  • Cross Rhythm
  • Syllabic

Question 8

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Which TWO instruments play the basso-continuo?
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  • Viola
  • Organ
  • Violincello
  • Double Bass

Question 9

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The size of the Baroque orchestra today can be given as what name?
Answer
  • Full Orchestra
  • Chamber Orchestra
  • Classical Orchestra
  • Small Orchestra

Question 10

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Which THREE instruments were NOT used in a typical Baroque Orchestra?
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  • Glockenspiel
  • Bassoon
  • Clarinet
  • Flute
  • Trumpet
  • Horn
  • Harpsichord

Question 11

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What year was The Messiah composed?
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  • 1649
  • 1741
  • 1664
  • 1722

Question 12

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What is the tempo marking?
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  • Molto Allegro
  • Allegro
  • Allegro Moderato
  • Allegro Assia

Question 13

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Both Perfect and Plagal cadences are used in And The Glory Of The Lord, but which chords are used to make these cadences. The first FOUR are for the PERFECT CADENCE and the last FOUR are for the PLAGAL CADNECE
Answer
  • Perfect - IV to I
  • Perfect - V to I
  • Perfect - VI to I
  • Perfect - I to V
  • Plagal - V to I
  • Plagal - I to V
  • Plagal - IV to I
  • Plagal - II to I

Question 14

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In the Baroque period, an orchestral introduction is called what?
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  • Ritornello
  • Ornamento
  • Hemiola
  • Continuo

Question 15

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Handel uses a hemiloa in bars 9 and 10. What is a hemiola?
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  • Where the music feels it is in 2/4 time rather than 3/4
  • When the music feels it has modulated to another key, from A major to E Major, or B Major
  • When there is a mix of chromatic and diatonic harmonies in these two bars
  • When a word is sung over multiple pitches, like 'revealed'

Question 16

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How many 'parts' make up the Messiah?
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  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4