176Giacomo Puccini’s operas have lasting appeal becausea.he had a marvelous sense of theaterb.his melodies have short, memorable phrases and areintensely emotionalc.he minimized the difference between aria andrecitative, thus creating a continuous flow of musicd.all of the above
177Which of the following operas is considered an exampleof verismo?
178An artistic trend of the 1890s, in which operas dealt withordinary people and true-to-life situations, was known as
179The movement in opera known as verismois bestexemplified by
180Giacomo Puccini, in his operas,a.achieved unity and continuity by using the samematerial in different actsb.used the orchestra to reinforce the vocal melody andto suggest moodc.composed melodies that have short memorablephrases and are intensely emotionald.all of the above
181Some of Giacomo Puccini’s operas feature exoticism, asin his use of melodic and rhythmic elements derivedfrom Japanese and Chinese music in his operas
182Puccini used melodic and rhythmic elements derivedfrom Asian music in his operas
In Giacomo Puccini’s La Bohème, Rodolfo is a young