1. In what city did the presence of too much Italian opera cause harsh competition for Handel's opera house?

2. Which subgenre of opera featured rather serious stories of tragedy, heroism, and love, usually in some historical or literary context?

3. Which German composer studied Italian opera and convinced many of the greatest Italian singers to perform for his opera company in London?

4. Who were the highest-paid, male singers of Baroque opera? 

5. This important late Baroque Italian composer favored opera seria and included creative use of the da capo aria.

6. What form is commonly found in arias from Baroque opera?

7. Which comical subgenre of opera allowed for spoken dialogue?

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