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Saint Saens - The Danse Macabre was written in 1874.The tone poem for orchestra "Danse Macabre" is a famous work by which composer?

a. Saint Saens
b. Bizet
c. Rimsky-Korsakov
d. Purcell


17th - Purcell's legacy was a distinctively English form of Baroque music.Known as one of the greatest English composers, in which century did Henry Purcell live?

a. 16th
b. 19th
c. 15th
d. 17th


Violin - Nigel has recently left classical music to perform jazz, klezmer and other music genres.Nigel Kennedy is famed for playing which instrument?

a. Oboe
b. Piano
c. Violin
d. Guitar


Milan - La Scala opened its doors in August of 1778."La Scala" is an opera house in which Italian city?

a. Milan
b. Naples
c. Rome
d. Turin


Liszt - Franz Liszt was a 19th-century Hungarian composer.Which of the following musicians was NOT a French composer?

a. Liszt
b. Debussy
c. Ravel
d. Berlioz


Verdi - Giuseppe Verdi lived from October 1813 to January 1901.Who composed the operas "La Traviata" and "Rigoletto"?

a. Verdi
b. Puccini
c. Offenbach
d. Bizet


Mozart - During his life, Mozart composed over 600 works.A productive and leading composer of the Classical era, which composer had the first names Wolfgang Amadeus?

a. Mozart
b. Bach
c. Brahms
d. Beethoven


9 - From the New World is also known as the New World Symphony.Written in 1893, which of Dvorak's symphonies is known as "From the New World"?

a. 5
b. 9
c. 7
d. 6


1812 - The overture commemorates Russia's defense of its motherland against Napoleon's invading armies in 1812.Written in 1880, to what year did Russian composer Tchaikovsky dedicate a famous overture?

a. 1912
b. 1712
c. 1612
d. 1812


Piano - A Nocturne is typically a musical composition that is inspired by the night.On which instrument is a "Nocturne" usually played?

a. Flute
b. Oboe
c. Violin
d. Piano


Purcell - The Fairy-Queen was first performed on May 2nd, 1692 at the Queen's Theatre in London.First performed in 1692, the opera "The Fairy Queen" is a work by which composer?

a. Britten
b. Elgar
c. Purcell
d. Vaughn-Williams


Russia - The Five consisted of Balakirev, Cui, Mussorgsky, Rimsky-Korsakov and Borodin.Also known as the Mighty Handful, "The Five" were a group of 18th Century composers from which country?

a. America
b. England
c. Germany
d. Russia


Sinfonia Eroica - Beethoven wrote the piece in 1804.How is Beethoven's 3rd Symphony better known?

a. Sinfonia Eroica
b. Choral
c. Leningrad
d. Summer


German - Kurt lived from 1900 to 1950.What nationality is the composer Kurt Weill?

a. Austrian
b. Dutch
c. American
d. German


Baritone - Baritone is the most common male voice.What is the name of the male voice that lies between Bass and Tenor?

a. Baritone
b. Alto
c. Tenorite
d. Bel Canto




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