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Dialogue sung with a regular rhythm and accompaniment
a) Accompanied Recitative
b) Aria
c) Secco Recitative
d) Incidental Music

Dialogue sung without a regular rhythm or full accompaniment
a) Accompanied Recitative
b) Aria
c) Secco Recitative
d) Incidental Music

Background instrumental music for action on the stage is
a) incidental music
b) entre'acte
c) fugue
d) overture

An instrumental introduction to a longer work is
a) incidental music
b) entre'acte
c) fugue
d) overture

This book contains all the lyrics/text of a musical work:
a) Score
b) Libretto
c) Bible
d) Koran

This book contains all the music for all the players:
a) Score
b) Libretto
c) BIble
d) Koran

Opera, as a musical form, evolved from musical practices in:
a) Germany
b) Ancient Egypt
c) Ancient Greece
d) Ancient Rome

The Baroque Period spans the years:
a) 450 - 1450
b) 1450 - 1600
c) 1600 - 1750
d) 1750 - 1800

This solo song reveals inner emotions of a character
a) Accompanied Recitative
b) Aria
c) Secco Recitative
d) Incidental Music

The story of an opera is called a
a) musical
b) plot
c) score
d) libretto

A Choral Drama accompanied by continuo
a) Cantata
b) Oratorio
c) Opera
d) Entr'acte

A Biblical Choral Drama accompanied by a small orchestra
a) Cantata
b) Oratorio
c) Opera
d) Entr'acte

An ensemble of strings, woodwinds, brass and percussion
a) harpsichord
b) organum
c) oratorio
d) orchestra

In opera, it fills the roll of supernumeraries...
a) orchestra
b) chorus
c) principals
d) conductor

A main character is called a
a) principle
b) principal
c) prince ipple
d) prin cipple

A form of expressive dance
a) ballet
b) polka
c) waltz
d) macarena

When a section of music from an opera is repeated in whole or part, it's called a
a) refund
b) sequence
c) imitation
d) reprise

This style period follows the baroque
a) Medieval
b) Renaissance
c) Classical
d) Romantic

An opera, like a play, is divided into sections called
a) acts
b) chapters
c) sequences
d) supernumeraries

This is the name for a person who creates music
a) actor
b) libbrettest
c) choreographer
d) composer

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