Music for a While - Purcell

Music for a While was written to be performed in the play, Oedipus. What type of music is this?
Incidental Music
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What era of music was this written in?
Baroque
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What year was this written in?
1692
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What is the range of the vocal part?
Minor 9th
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Is the word setting mainly:
Syllabic
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Conjunction means
Stepwise
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Word Painting on 'eternal' emphasizes:
Everlasting nature of death
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'Free the dead' is in G major on:
Ascending sequence
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What is the structure of the music?
Ternary
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The piece starts in A minor. What key does it's B section end in?
A minor
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What do the upper notes of the ground bass form?
Chromatic
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What meter is the piece in?
4/4
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What is the texture?
Homophonic
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What was a bass viol a predecessor to?
Double bass
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stevejlea

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a good starter quiz for a revision lesson.

rakz_100

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that was great help thanks a lot 

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