AOS 1:BGS Revision Quiz

A Quiz for anyone but specially made for the music group at BGS!!

Most (not all) of the wrong Answers are linked to the GCSE so you should revise these also!

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1. Which of these is not a element or feature often included in Ground Bass Composition?

  • The notes are mainly those of long value
  • It does not continuosly go on throughout the piece.
  • Tempo-Often Slow and Stately
  • Key is often Minor.
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2. A continuos set of variations based on a Ground Bass is?

  • Bill Bailey's Love Song
  • Figured Bass
  • A Ground Bass
  • Chaconne and Passacaglia
  • Theme and Variations

3. A figured Bass Part is a numbered bass part to show which chord is to be played by the keyboard player?

  • True
  • False

4. In the Baroque era many Vocal pieces where written in the ground bass form?

  • True
  • False

5. In What Era where composers interested in pieces that explored Melodic variation based on the theme at the start of the piece?

  • Classical
  • Brit Pop
  • Romantic
  • Serialist
  • Baroque


Samuel Richardson


This is a tricky set of questions on some more complicated aspects of Baroque music. Use this quiz to really test your knowledge!

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