Classical Music and Art: How Music Connected to Art in the Classical Period


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When did music's Classical Period take place?

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1. Which of the following statements about neoclassical art is FALSE?

2. Which of the following is NOT one of the ways that David's 'Oath of the Horatii' shows neoclassical artistic values?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The term classic is often applied to numerous works of art and music from different eras, but in academic understanding, the Classical Period was a specific period in art and music. This lesson and assessment will teach you about the art and music of the Classical period. Some things you'll be tested on are the timeline of the Classical era and the qualities of Classical art.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • When the Classical period took place
  • Characteristics of the Classical period
  • Neoclassical artistic values in specific works of art
  • Sonata-Allegro form
  • Neoclassicism in Mozart's operas

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - check your recollection of the defining characteristics of the Classical era, especially in examples found in art and music from the period
  • Defining key concepts - make sure you can accurately define terminology from the lesson, such as neoclassicism and Sonata-Allegro form.
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of the Classical era to answer questions about Classical art and music

Additional Learning

If you're interested in learning more about the art and music of the Classical era, review the clesson called Classical Music and Art: How Music Connected to Art in the Classical Period. The lesson covers these topics:

  • The Classical Era
  • Neoclassicism
  • Neoclassical art
  • Neoclassical music