writing assignment #4: opera and oratorio


After completing the reading material for the third module, Baroque period, Prelude 3 and Chapters 18-24, write an essay on the opera and the oratorio. Compare and contrast the two genres and discuss similarities/differences. Refer to the listening examples in the reading material to help support the points you are making.

To complete the essay, you may need to research information and sources outside of the textbook material. 

Essay length requirement: Minimum 200 words, maximum 300 words.