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Postlude: Definition, Music & Songs

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When are you most likely to hear a postlude?

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1. What musicians may perform a postlude?

2. What might you hear in a postlude after a church service?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You've likely heard a postlude at some point in your life. These quiz questions will test you on the settings where people commonly hear postludes, as well as their purposes and the types of musicians who play them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on:

  • When people typically hear postludes
  • Musicians who perform postludes
  • Postludes after church services
  • Purpose of the postlude
  • Considerations for choosing a postlude

Skills Practiced

These quiz questions allow you to exercise the following skills:

  • Making connections - use your understanding of postludes to determine what considerations should be made when choosing one for an event or ceremony
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of postludes to determine the settings in which people are most likely to hear them
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding which kinds of musicians may perform postludes

Additional Learning

To get a more comprehensive understanding this type of music, read the lesson entitled Postlude: Definition, Music & Songs. The lesson covers the following learning objectives:

  • Name famous examples of postludes
  • Identify composers who wrote music specifically for postludes
  • Learn why some postludes are written to be performed in concerts
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