Baroque Composers: Bach, Handel, Vivaldi, Pachelbel & More


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When did the Baroque Period take place?

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1. Which composer spent his career working for King Louis XIV in France?

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will help you learn more about the Baroque time period, and composers who shaped it. You will be quizzed on the different composers and pieces of this time frame.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this worksheet and quiz to review:

  • The composer of the Hallelujah Chorus
  • Composer responsible for Mass in B Minor
  • The composer who rendered the English language into musical rhythms
  • When the Baroque period began

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the Baroque Period
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can understand information about the composer who worked for King Louis XIV
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the related lesson on Baroque composers

Additional Learning

If you want to learn more about composers of the Baroque Period, review the lesson called Baroque Composers: Bach, Handel, Vivaldi, Pachelbel & More. This lesson will help you:

  • Review characteristics of the Baroque Period
  • Identify who Antonio Vivaldi composed his pieces for
  • Learn what piece by Johann Pachelbel is still very popular
  • Examine the works of Claudio Monteverdi