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French Music: Artists & Genres

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Maurice Ravel and Claude Debussy are important composers of French _____ music.

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1. In what type of activities can Corsican folk music be commonly found?

2. What are some musical instruments commonly used in Breton folk music?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These questions will test what you know about the genres and artists of French music. Quiz topics include the genre of music associated with composers like Claude Debussy and Maurice Ravel and activities where Corsican folk music is often found.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be required to answer questions on:

  • Musical instruments in Breton folk music
  • The characteristics of French cabaret performances
  • One of the most important artists of French chanson

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you know the most important information from the lesson on the artists and genres of French music, including the attributes of French cabaret performances
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Corsican folk music and some of the instruments in Breton folk music
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the genre of music related to important French composers like Ravel and Debussy

Additional Learning

Feel free to continue learning about the culture of France and its influence on the rest of the world. Consider the lesson entitled French Music: Artists & Genres to cover these areas of importance:

  • Countries where French music is played
  • Evolution and spread of operas throughout Paris and other cities
  • Cultural diversity reflected in contemporary French music
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