Test Yourself: Could You Pass Music History 101?

Music is the universal language that connects us in ways we still haven't figured out. Every form of entertainment tends to involve music in some way, do you know the history of how it became that way?

Created by Thorin
On Mar 29, 2017

Which of these historical periods coincided with the baroque era of music history?

Which of these composers is responsible for the "strict style" of counterpoint and voice leading?

The famous anthem, Ode to Joy, was composed by whom?

Which of these famous composers is known for composing Nocturnes?

This famous composer is thought of as a bridge between the Classical and Romantic Periods...

Which city was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart most active in his adult life?

How did composers and musicians gain influence before the industrial revolution?

Which musical period is famous for it's inspiration coming from nature rather than religion?

There was once a famous debate between two French composers, who were they?

Which of french composer is famous for going partially insane and being a monomaniac?

Which famous composer was a mentor to Mozart?

This romantic composer is known for his skills as virtuosic pianist:

"Here Comes The Bride" is originally from which opera?

You Would Definitely Pass!

You Would Definitely Pass!

You Would Definitely Pass Music History 101! According to your answers, you have studied all the facts and facets of the history of music to pass this course with flying colors! You know the great composers of history and what they composed and why they are great in the first place. The periods of classical music are like fine wines which you love to talk about. You could definitely have a future in music. And this is the first step into true appreciation and knowledge of music, for without understanding all that came before, how can we understand what is?

You Will Pass!

You Will Pass!

You Will Pass Music History 101! According to our team of experts, you possess all the knowledge and skills you need in order to pass this course. Music history requires not just a knowledge of who, what, and when, but also why and how. Studying music history gives you a leg up on your fellow musicians by being able to recognize important pieces and composers as you go about your life. You may have found your calling, and even if you haven't, knowledge of fine culture can do you wonders in the world of socializing and schmoozing!

You Just Might Pass!

You Just Might Pass!

You Just Might Pass Music History 101! According to your answers, you have retained just enough knowledge to squeeze by with a passing grade. The course is difficult and full of composers, instrumentalists, pieces, and little facts about all of them which make up the spectrum that is music history. Even if you do not choose a career in music, learning who these great composers are will give you an incredible insight into the world of the fine arts, and a deep appreciation for their characteristics, as well as an understanding of how music got the way it is now.

You Actually Won't Pass!

You Actually Won't Pass!

You Actually Won't Pass Music History 101! According to our team of experts, you have not retained the necessary knowledge in order to pass this course! It is no big deal, there is a A LOT to learn and memorize. Sometimes a lot of these facts and tidbits seem stupid or irrelevant, but the truth is, it is all connected. Why a composer writes a great piece is just as important as the great piece itself. Music has a long history that can be difficult to understand. Do not be disheartened! For you have all the tools you need to turn that grade around into a passing score!