Oklahoma Fine Arts & Literature Tournament

The Oklahoma Fine Arts & Literature Tournament will be held in Edmond on October 1, 2016

There will be two levels of competition.

Middle School, for grades 6-8 and

High School for grades 9-12.

Questions will cover all areas of fine arts & literature. Thirty percent of the questions will come from the OAAC Humanities and Fine Arts focus period, Mannerism and Baroque*.

Format

Each game will have 2 8 toss-up bonus question halves

Some questions will contain visual and/or audio clues.

Teams will be divided into competition pools for the preliminary rounds with the top teams advancing to the finals.

Entry fee is $30 per team.

Click here to indicate your interest in participating in the tournament. Upon receipt of your intent to participate you will receive additional information and updates.

 

 

2016-17 Humanities and Fine Arts focus period

Mannerism & Baroque

1527-1750

In Music Baroque 1600-1750

Including, but not limited to:

Art ~ Jacopo da Pontormo, Tintoreto, El Greco, Giuseppe Arcimboldo, Peter Paul Rubens, Diego Velazquez, Gian Lorenzo Bernini,Annibale Carracci, Caravaggio, Anthony Van Dyke, Jacob Jordaens,Pierre Puget, Alonzo Cano, Diego Velazquez

Literature ~ This time period will include 17th & early 18th century literature. Authors will include John Locke, John Dryden, Isaac Newton, Ihara Saikaku, John Bunyan, John Milton, Moliere, Jean Racine, Thomas Hobbes,Galileo Galilei, Francis Bacon, William Shakespeare, Miguel de Cervantes, Lope de Vega, Christopher Marlowe, Jonathan Swift, Daniel Defoe, John Gay

Music ~ Johann Sebastian Bach, George Frideric Handel, Claudio Monteverdi, Antonio Vivaldi, Johann Pachelbel, Alessandro & Domenico Scarlatti, Henry Purcell, Arcangelo Corelli

Dance ~ Belle Dans, Menuet, Passacaille, Hornpipe, Country Dance, Beauchamp-Feuillet notation

Architecture ~ Sir Christopher Wren, Nicola Salvi, Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Jose Benito Churriguera, Sir John Vanbrugh, Bartolomeo Rastrelli, Jules Hardouin Mansart

Frederick Law Olmstead, Daniel Hudson Burnham, Louis Sullivan, William Pitt, William Walcot, Hector Guimard, William Morris

Philosophy ~ John Locke, Blaise Pascal, Baruch Spinoza, Rene Descartes, David Hume, George Berkeley, Gottfried Leibniz