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Music Appreciation Ch. 17, 18, & 19

1600 to 1750 When was the Baroque period?
Church Service The sacred cantata was an integral part of the
RecitativesAriasSeveral Choral Numbers Characteristics of an oratorio
Cantor of St. Thomas Church in Leipzig Court organist & chamber musician to the duke Weimar Court musician to the prince of Anhalt-Cötheu During his lifetime, Bach held the position of:
Organ Bach was most famous in his day as a performer on what instrument?
Bible The stories for oratorios are generally drawn from where?
Oratorio George Frideric Handel was considered a master of the
George Frideric Handel was born in Germany and studied in Italy, but spent much of his creative life in England
Messiah Which is Handel’s most famous oratorio?
Bach Who wrote The Well-Tempered Clavier?
Bach Who wrote the Brandenburg Concertos?
Bach Who wrote the Art of Fugue?
Handel Who wrote Water Music?
Vivaldi Who wrote The Four Seasons?
Vivaldi Whose nickname was “the red priest”?
1685 to 1750 J.S. Bach lived from ___ to ____ which was also the end of the Baroque style period
1685 to 1759 George Handel lived from??
Daroque The first era of Western music history in which instrumental music was as important as vocal music was the:
Jean-Baptiste Lully Who was the court composer to Louis XIV that was central to the development of French opera?
trumpet The dominant instrument in Mouret’s Rondeau is the
A-B-A-C-A The form of the rondeau is:
contrastive The instrumental for based on the contrast of two dissimilar masses of a sound is called a:
concerto srosso a concerto based on the opposition of small and large groups of instruments is called a:
Antonio Vivaldi Who was the greatest and most prolific Italian composer of concertos?
subject the main theme of a fugue is called the

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