Part 1 of 1 Multiple Choice/True False Score: 50 (of possible 50 points)
Question 1 of 25 Score: 2 (of possible 2 points)
The French court ballet reached its height during the reign of Louis XIV, whose very birth had been celebrated by the _______________ of 1639.
A. Ballet de la Félicité B. Ballet de la coutisane appelé C. Ballet de Madame D. Ballet de la Déliverance de Renaud
The dancers in the earliest ballets were highly skilled professionals capable of feats of strength and agility. True False
In an effort to convey some meaning to the viewer, 18th century choreographers were inspired to evolve the ________________, which attempted to unfold a …show more content…
A. dance and music B. poetry and music C. dance and design D. poetry and dance
E. all of the above Answer Key: E
Question 18 of 25 Score: 2 (of possible 2 points)
During the era of Molière's comédies-ballets, professional dancers began to evolve technical feats that demanded a high degree of training and skill, such as _________________. A. pirouettes B. cabrioles C. entrechats D. all of the above Answer Key: D
Question 19 of 25 Score: 2 (of possible 2 points)
Which ballet was first performed on the proscenium stage of the theatre of the Palais-Royal in 1641? A.
Ballet de la Félicité B.
Ballet des Voleurs C.
Ballet des Fées de la Fôret de Saint-German
Ballet de la Prospérité des armes de la France Answer Key: D
Question 20 of 25 Score: 2 (of possible 2 points)
Who was the choreographer of Ballet Comique de la Reine Louise, presented in 1581? A.
Jean-Antoine de Baïf B.
Catherine de’ Medici C.
Balthasar de Beaujoyeulx Answer Key: D
Question 21 of 25 Score: 2 (of possible 2 points)
Who rose to prominence in the French court thanks to his talents as a dancer, violinist and composer, and dominated the Paris Opéra from 1672 until his death in 1687? A.
Pierre Perrin B.
Jean-Baptiste Lully D.
Claude Balon Answer Key: C
Question 22 of 25