Bernard Hermann's Wuthering Heights Opera

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Bernard Herrmann began working on his opera of Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights while writing a score for what film?

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1. Bernard Herrmann is best known for his collaborations with what famous director?

2. Bernard Herrmann's opera of Wuthering Heights eliminates what character from the novel?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are many different ways to tell a good story, including novels, film and even opera. Use this assessment to test your understanding of Bernard Hermann's efforts to create an opera interpretation of the literary classic, Wuthering Heights.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The material in this assessment covers:

  • What Bernard Hermann was working on when he started his opera interpretation of Wuthering Heights
  • Who Hermann is best known for working with
  • Characters not featured in Hermann's interpretation of the novel
  • Changes conductor Julius Rudel wanted
  • When the opera was first performed in full

Skills Practiced

Use this assessment to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about the Wuthering Heights opera, including the famous director that Hermann collaborated with
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the change that Julius Rudel wanted to make to the operatic adaptation
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the year of the opera's first full staging

With the lesson titled, Bernard Hermann's Wuthering Heights Opera, you will study the topics of the assessment and:

  • Hermann's career
  • Other ways in which material from Hermann's Wuthering Heights opera was performed
  • How it compares to the novel
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