Baroque Opera Composers: Monteverdi & Lully


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1. What is the term for the simple Baroque accompaniment of chords and bass line, often played by a lute or harpsichord and cello?

2. What work is generally considered the first great opera?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The worksheet and quiz will grasp what you know about Monteverdi and Lully. Specific topics you'll need to know include the event that marked the beginning of the Baroque period and understanding Baroque accompaniment of chords and bass lines.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these tools to help you learn about the following:

  • Name the first great opera, according to a general consensus
  • Know where Jean-Baptiste Lully spent a majority of his career
  • Identify the music genre created by Lully to signify the entrance of Louis XIV

Skills Practiced

The worksheet and quiz will guide you along these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related music lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the Baroque period in a different light
  • Interpreting information - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the first great opera

Additional Learning

Want to know more about Monteverdi and Lully? Then read the lesson entitled Baroque Opera Composers: Monteverdi & Lully. This lesson will cover the following:

  • Analyze the Baroque period
  • Understand how opera was invented
  • Identify Monteverdi
  • Know who Armide is and recognize his contributions