Art Song: Definition & Composers


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What is the German word for art song?

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1. What two important events led to the development of the art song in the 19th century?

2. Which of the following composers wrote art songs?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will gauge your understanding of art songs, their characteristics and composers. For the quiz, you will need to grasp certain study points like the German word for art song and identifying the events that led up to art songs being created in the 19th century.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessment tools can be used to test what you know about:

  • Which composers wrote art songs
  • The composers who used orchestral arrangements in their art songs
  • Schubert's work

Skills Practiced

A few of the skills that you can practice with these assessments are:

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about art song composers
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Schubert
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about orchestral accompaniment

Additional Learning

Looking to read more about the characteristics and composers of art songs? Then you should find plenty of knowledge in this lesson called Art Song: Definition & Composers. The following objectives will be covered in detail:

  • Define art song
  • Identify ballad
  • Understand irony