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Tomaso Albinoni: Quiz


Question 1: During this time he was also composing instrumental music in abundance: prior to 1705, he mostly wrote trio sonatas and violin concertos, but between then and 1719 he wrote solo sonatas and concertos for ________.
BassoonCor anglais (English horn)Oboe d'amoreOboe

Question 2:
Which of the following titles did Tomaso Albinoni have?
Cello Concerto in G major, RV 413 - 3. Allegro
Violin Concerto in E major - 1. Allegro
Op. 4 Concerto 3 "Autumn" mvt 1: Allegro
Concerto for 2 Oboes in F Major, op. 9 No. 3 - 3. Allegro

Question 3: In 1722, ________, to whom Albinoni had dedicated a set of twelve concertos, invited him to direct two of his operas in Munich.
Maria Theresa of AustriaMaximilian II Emanuel, Elector of BavariaCharles V, Holy Roman EmperorPhilip V of Spain

Question 4: Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni (8 June 1671, Venice, ________ – 17 January 1751, Venice, Republic of Venice) was a Venetian Baroque Italian composer.
History of the Republic of VeniceRepublic of VeniceItalyHistory of Italy

Question 5:
What format does Tomaso Albinoni follow?

Question 6: Unlike most composers of his time, he appears never to have sought a post at either a church or ________, but then he was a man of independent means and had the option to compose music independently.
Court (royal)ItalyIstanbulSpain

Question 7: Part of Albinoni's work was lost in ________ with the destruction of the Dresden State Library, thus little is known of his life and music after the mid-1720s.
World War IISecond Sino-Japanese WarSoviet occupationsCollaboration with the Axis Powers during World War II

Question 8: Today he is most noted for his instrumental music, especially his ________ concertos.
BassoonOboeOboe d'amoreCor anglais (English horn)

Question 9: While famous in his day as an ________ composer, he is mainly remembered today for his instrumental music, some of which is regularly recorded.
OperaFrench operaThe opera corpusFach

Question 10: His instrumental music greatly attracted the attention of ________, who wrote at least two fugues on Albinoni's themes and constantly used his basses for harmony exercises for his pupils.
Great Eighteen Chorale PreludesBaroque musicJohann PachelbelJohann Sebastian Bach


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