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In which period was this piece composed?
When (most commonly) was the Baroque period said to have ended?
Texture commonly used in Baroque music?
Another texture found in this piece?
And yet another texture?
In which year was Handel born?
In which year did Handel die?
In which country was Handel born?
In which city did Handel die?
In which year was 'Messiah' completed?
When was 'Messiah' first performed?
In which city was 'Messiah' first performed?
In what kind of building was Messiah first performed?
How many singers (including soloists) were there in the first performance of Messiah?
In which year was Messiah first performed in London?
Time signature (please write as a fraction, e.g. 4/4)
In what kind of building was Messiah first performed in London?
Key signature (original)
In an SATB score, what does S stand for?
A
HintAnswer
T
B
What is a countertenor also known as?
What is the name of the singing technique used by countertenors?
A string instrument commonly used in the continuo bass
A keyboard instrument commonly used in the continuo bass
This piece is an example of an...
What does allegro mean?
What does adagio mean?
Text for motif A
Text for motif B
Text for motif C
Text for motif D
Word setting?
Word setting?
What does 'ritornello' literally mean?
What does 'hemiola' mean?
What is the total silence known as?
Which cadence does this piece finish on?
What is the chord progression of this cadence?

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