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100
Handel's first name.
What is George?
100
Handel's father's wish for his job.
What is a lawyer?
100
The place Handel snuck to to play clavichord.
What is his attic?
100

The instruments used in and oratorio.

What are solo voices, choir, and orchestra?

100
The subject Handel first went to school for.
What is law?
200
Handel's middle name.
What is Frederic?
200

The place Handel went to study opera.

What is Italy?

200

Handel's first job in music.

What is an organist at the Protestant Cathedral in Halle?

200
The occasion for which Music for the Royal Fireworks was written.
What is the end of the War of the Austrian Succession?
200
The amount of people present at Handel's Funeral.
What is over 3,000?
300
The musical era that Handel is from.
What is Baroque?
300
Handel's sense that was lost in the final years of his life.
What is sight?
300

The reason Handel stopped writing opera music.

What is loss of money in the business?

300

The type of music Handel spent most of his time working on.

What is opera?

300
The job that Handel's father had.
What is a barber-surgeon?
400
The birthplace of Handel.
What is Halle, Germany?
400
The man who hired Handel as music director became this person later in life.
Who is King George I?
400
The person that "Water Music" was written for.
Who is King George I?
400

The most famous piece Handel wrote.

What is Messiah, in particular the Hallelujah Chorus?

400
Two pieces that were originally performed outdoors.
What is Water Music and Music for the Royal Fireworks
500
The three musical instruments that Handel learned to play.
What is violin, harpsichord, and organ
500

Another famous composer born in the same year and country.

Who is Johann Sebastian Bach?

500
The location of the first performance of Water Music.
What is a barge on the River Thames?
500
The amount of operas Handel composed.
What is over 40? (42)
500
The location where Handel was buried.
What is Westminster Abbey?
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