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The Baroque Period in Music Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why do people stand up during performances of the Hallelujah Chorus?

Question 2 2. Which type of piece allows for improvisation by the performer?

Question 3 3. Which composer is known for rendering the English language into natural, expressive musical rhythms in his vocal music?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT part of a fugue?

Question 5 5. What was the doctrine of affections?

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Question 6 6. What is absolute music?

Question 7 7. Which tragic opera by Henry Purcell is based on Virgil's Aeneid?

Question 8 8. Which of the following did Purcell NOT do during his life?

Question 9 9. Which of the following pieces did Handel compose for British royalty?

Question 10 10. Which of these instruments is NOT essential to opera?

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Question 11 11. How were the careers of Purcell and Bach similar?

Question 12 12. How do melodies interact in a fugue compared to in a chorale prelude?

Question 13 13. What is the name of the plays that opera evolved from?

Question 14 14. Where was Vivaldi employed for most of his career?

Question 15 15. Where did composer Jean-Baptiste Lully spend most of his career?

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Question 16 16. How are operas and oratorios similar?

Question 17 17. How did Claudio Monteverdi influence the Baroque orchestra?

Question 18 18. What work is generally considered the first great opera?

Question 19 19. Which of the following styles of composition had the strictest counterpoint?

Question 20 20. When did the Baroque Period take place?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following statements about English oratorio is TRUE?

Question 22 22. Which of the following was NOT a Baroque composer?

Question 23 23. Which of the following figures did NOT generally lead baroque orchestras?

Question 24 24. Which of the following oratorios contains the Hallelujah chorus?

Question 25 25. What is the reason behind the title of The Four Seasons?

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Question 26 26. Which counterpoint style was typically used in dance suites and preludes during the Baroque era?

Question 27 27. How is contrast achieved in a fugue?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is a chorale prelude by Johann Sebastian Bach?

Question 29 29. During which century were the standards for oratorio developed?

Question 30 30. What is an oratorio?

The Baroque Period in Music Chapter Exam Instructions

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