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Domenico Cimarosa: Quiz


Question 1: This period of his life is said to have been embittered by the intrigues of envious and hostile persons, among whom figured his old rival, ________.
Francesco DuranteNiccolò PiccinniGioachino RossiniGiovanni Paisiello

Question 2: During the occupation of Naples by the troops of the French Republic, Cimarosa joined the liberal party, and on the return of the ________, was, like many of his political friends, condemned to death.
House of HabsburgHouse of BourbonHouse of BonaparteCapetian dynasty

Question 3: Free scores by Domenico Cimarosa in the ________
McGill UniversityEnglish languageInternational Music Score Library ProjectSpanish language

Question 4: At the age of twenty-three, Cimarosa began his career as a composer with an opera buffa called Le stravaganze del conte, first performed at the Teatro del Fiorentini at ________ in 1772.

Question 5: From 1784 to 1787, he lived in ________, writing exclusively for the theatre of that city.

Question 6: Cimarosa was born in Aversa, near ________.

Question 7: Around 1788, Cimarosa went to St. Petersburg by invitation of Empress ________.
Alexander I of RussiaCatherine II of RussiaPeter I of RussiaNicholas II of Russia

Question 8: Petersburg and went to ________ at the invitation of Emperor Leopold II.

Question 9: In 1774, he was invited to ________ to write an opera for the stagione of that year; and there he produced another comic opera called L'italiana in Londra.

Question 10: Domenico Cimarosa (17 December 1749 – 11 January 1801) was an Italian ________ composer of the Neapolitan school.
French operaFachOperaThe opera corpus

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