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Georg Philipp Telemann
"Gigue" from the Suite in D

Go for Baroque

Georg Philipp Telemann composed during the Baroque period, which ran from about 1600 to 1750. Suzanne Bona, host of the National Public Radio program Sunday Baroque, talks with Naomi Lewin about Baroque music.

Classics for Kids Quiz

1. The word BAROQUE comes from a Portugese word for a misshapen, swirly pearl.

True

False


2.Which of the following composers did NOT write Baroque music?

Telemann

Bach

Vivaldi

Debussy

Handel


3. Which instrument is NOT used in Baroque music?

Harpsichord

Organ

Saxophone

Flute

Violin


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