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Classical Music Quiz

on Sat Aug 04, 2018 6:32 pm
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1. Which composer was able to write in spite of becoming almost totally deaf in later life?

2. About which composer was the 1984 film Amadeus?

3. Which one of the following composers wrote the six Brandenburg Concertos?
a: Johann Sebastian Bach
b: Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin
c: Franz Liszt

4. Pomp & Circumstance March No 1 by Sir Edward William Elgar is better known as what?

5. With which musical instrument do we associate Sir Yehudi Menuhin?

6. Which of the following is the location of the annual Promenade Concerts, or "Proms", held in London?
a: Royal Festival Hall
b: Royal Albert Hall
c: The Barbican Centre

7. To which family of musical instruments does the bassoon belong?

8. The Hallelujah Chorus comes from which work, often performed at Christmas?

9. La Boheme, The Marriage of Figaro, Rigoletto and Aida are all examples of what?

10. What term is used to describe a composition in which one or more solo instruments are assigned leading roles, often with orchestral accompaniment?
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Re: Classical Music Quiz

on Sat Aug 11, 2018 8:18 pm
@Admin wrote:No marking I'll put the answers up later


1. Which composer was able to write in spite of becoming almost totally deaf in later life?
Beethoven

2. About which composer was the 1984 film Amadeus?
Mozart

3. Which one of the following composers wrote the six Brandenburg Concertos?
   a: Johann Sebastian Bach
   b: Fryderyk Franciszek Chopin
   c: Franz Liszt

4. Pomp & Circumstance March No 1 by Sir Edward William Elgar is better known as what?
Land of Hope and Glory

5. With which musical instrument do we associate Sir Yehudi Menuhin?
Violin

6. Which of the following is the location of the annual Promenade Concerts, or "Proms", held in London?
   a: Royal Festival Hall
   b: Royal Albert Hall
   c: The Barbican Centre

7. To which family of musical instruments does the bassoon belong?
Woodwind

8. The Hallelujah Chorus comes from which work, often performed at Christmas?
Handel's Messiah

9. La Boheme, The Marriage of Figaro, Rigoletto and Aida are all examples of what?
Opera

10. What term is used to describe a composition in which one or more solo instruments are assigned leading roles, often with orchestral accompaniment?
Concerto


Thanks for the quiz, most enjoyable.

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Re: Classical Music Quiz

on Sat Aug 11, 2018 8:23 pm
I'd forgotten about this Embarassed Welcome home RMJ

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Re: Classical Music Quiz

on Sat Aug 11, 2018 8:31 pm
@Admin wrote:I'd forgotten about this Embarassed  Welcome home RMJ



Thank you Mrs A, a good week was had in our little cottage high up on the moors.

I can’t believe nobody had a bash at the quiz, it was right up my street
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