Test No. 3
THE BAROQUE PERIOD (1600-1750)
Opera when dramatic dialogue is half sung and half spoke it is called
Baroque instrumental piece based entirely on a systematic procedure of
imitative polyphony based on a single theme is called______________.
part of music history is applied to the period 1600 to 1750?
opening section of a fugue is called________________.
theme of a fugue is called the_______________.
passage in a fugue that doesn’t contain any complete entries of the fugue
subject and occurs between restatements of the fugue subject is called_______________.
form is based on:
constant variation of a ground bass
alternation of various dance movements
return of a central homophonic theme
imitation of a single subject
medieval church modes gradually gave way to which scales in the Baroque period?
word Baroque has a various times meant all of the following except:
two giants of Baroque composition were George Frederic Handel and_____________.
common variation type form in the Baroque based upon the use of a ground bass
repeated over and over is a______________.
text, or book, on which an opera is based for its story line is
of dance-inspired instrumental movements are called__________________.
opera-like composition on a religious subject is called__________________.
Baroque era witnessed the appearance of the:
A and B
A not B
important instrumental form of the Baroque, based on opposition between a small
group of instruments and a larger group, was________________.
two instruments would most likely have
played the basso continuo in the Baroque era?
of the following were important scientists of the Baroque era except:
many players are necessary to perform a trio sonata?
Messiah is what type of piece or genre?
would best describes how Baroque musicians made a living?
greatest composer of fugues during the Baroque period was_________________.
is Opera Seria?
is the difference between an oratorio, cantata and an opera?
have no difference
cantata is instrumental
are religious and one is secular
is a religious and two are instrumental
is a cadenza and what purpose does it serve?
is the difference between recitative and aria?