Site MapHelpFeedbackMultiple Choice
Multiple Choice
(See related pages)

1
Critics were often scandalized by the subject matter of Verdi's operas because they
A)symbolized a free and unified Italy.
B)seemed to condone rape, suicide, and free love.
C)were based on Shakespearean plays.
D)all of the above.
2
Which of the following operas was composed by Verdi?
A)La Traviata
B)Il Trovatore
C)Otello
D)all of the above
3
Verdi's great comic masterpiece, written when he was seventy-nine, is
A)Il Trovatore.
B)Otello.
C)Aida.
D)Falstaff.
4
Verdi studied in __________, the city where Italy's most important opera house, La Scala, is located.
A)Rome.
B)Milan.
C)Venice.
D)Florence.
5
Verdi's later operas differ from his earlier ones in that they have
A)less difference between aria and recitative.
B)greater musical continuity.
C)more imaginative orchestrations.
D)all of the above.







Music: An AppreciationOnline Learning Center

Home > Part 5 > Chapter 16 > Multiple Choice