Francois Couperin: Biography & Music


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Francois Couperin fused which two nationalities of Baroque music?

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1. Couperin was a patron of which French King?

2. Francois Couperin was the third in a long line of Couperins as organists at which church?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will magnify your understanding of the life and music of Francois Couperin. The quiz will also assess your comprehension of concepts like his association with French kings and Baroque music.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to:

  • Identify the two nationalities of Baroque music which Francois Couperin fused together
  • Determine which French king Couperin was a patron of
  • Learn at which church Couperin's family dedicated their talents as organists
  • Understand for which instrument Couperin's most important compositions were written
  • Identify the purpose of Couperin's most important French treatise

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the life and music of Francois Couperin
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about ordres in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Couperin's multitude of compositions

Additional Learning

To learn more about Francois Couperin: Biography and Music, review the lesson that covers the following objectives:

  • Recognize the details of Couperin's life with regard to his life as an organist and composer
  • Identify churches where Couperin was appointed to play by French kings
  • Define programmatic
  • Identify La paix du Parnasse
  • Learn of his other treatises