Classical Era Opera: Mozart and Popular Operas


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Which two styles of opera were popular in the Classical Era?

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1. Which of the following features are you NOT likely to find in an opera seria?

2. How is opera buffa different from opera seria?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Classical era opera has had a major influence on music as a whole, and this quiz and worksheet combination will help you gauge your understanding of the features and historical significance of opera. Quiz questions will cover facets of Classical era opera, styles, and examples.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Operatic styles
  • Subject matter
  • Famous examples
  • Corresponding philosophical movements

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure you understood the key topics from the related music lesson
  • Information recall - access the information you've learned about opera features and subjects
  • Knowledge applications - use your knowledge to answer questions about opera styles and examples

Additional Learning

To find out more information about this topic, review the corresponding lesson, Classical Era Opera: Mozart and Popular Operas. This lesson covers the following key concepts:

  • Time period of the Classical era
  • Distinctive opera styles
  • Prevalent composers and their works
  • Subject matter