Lieder: Definition, Composers & Music


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Which of the following is an example of chamber music?

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1. The Lied is a type of what musical genre?

2. Which composer wrote early Lieder during the 18th century?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet gauge your understanding of the characteristics of German Lieder. Topics you'll want to know to be successful on the quiz include the composer who wrote 'Der Erlkonig'.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Lieder composers of the 18th century
  • Changes in Lieder during the late 19th century
  • Examples of chamber music

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the characteristics of German Lieder
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a composer of Lieder in the 18th century
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Lieder in the 20th century

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called Lieder: Definition, Composers & Music. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the characteristics of chamber music
  • Recognize the contributions of Beethoven to the Lieder genre
  • Understand the importance of the composer of 'Der Erlkonig'
  • Identify notable Romantic Lied composers