Medieval Composers: Hildegard von Bingen, Guillaume de Machaut, Leonin & Perotin - Quiz & Worksheet


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What is the correct chronological order of the following composers?

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1. Which composer wrote one of the earliest morality plays?

2. Which composer wrote both sacred and secular music?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz will test you on the works and history of key Medieval composers. The quiz will ask you to identify the significant works of a particular composer. It will also ask you to know the dates these people lived relative to each other.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will test you on the following topics:

  • First musical plays
  • Ars Antiqua and Ars Nova
  • Composer who focused on both sacred and secular music

Skills Practiced

The quiz will help you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related humanities lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding sacred and secular music and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the different composers
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Ars Antiqua and Ars Nova

Additional Learning

Finish the quiz and head over to the lesson Medieval Composers: Hildegard von Bingen, Guillaume de Machaut, Leonin & Perotin for more information. The lesson will cover these objectives:

  • Define organum
  • Recall the importance of the Magnus Liber Organi
  • Explore the life of Hildegard von Bingen
  • Review the contributions of Leonin and Perotin to church music
  • Understand the contributions of Guillaume de Machaut to music