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Stephen Sondheim Music Quiz

How well do you know the music of America's best Theatrical composer? 10 Questions.

 
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1

For which Movie did Sondheim compose the song "The Madame's song" which also appears in "Side By Side" as "I Never Do Anything Twice"?

  • "Dick Tracy"
  • "Reds"
  • "Harry and Tonto"
  • "Seven Percent Solution"

2

Which Sondheim Broadway show was the first for which he provided both music and lyrics?

  • " Gypsy"
  • "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum"
  • " Evening Primrose"
  • "Merrily We Roll Along"

3

"Sunday in the Park With George" Concerns a famous painting by which French Artist?

  • Vincent Van Gogh
  • Edward Manet
  • Georges Seurat
  • Pierre Renoir

4

The Lyric line: "Bobbie is my hobby and I'm giving it up" is from which song?

  • "Sorry Grateful"
  • "You Could Drive a Person Crazy"
  • "A Weekend in the Country"
  • " Rose's Turn"

5

Match the song to the show:

Drag items from right column to match with left column

Left

  • "Pretty lady"
  • "Pretty Women"
  • "Beautiful Girls"
  • "Lovely"

Right

  • A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
  • "Pacific Overtures"
  • "Follies"
  • "Sweeny Todd"

6

Sondheim provided lyrics for the show "Do I Hear a Waltz" with which composer?

  • Stephen Schwartz
  • Leonard Bernstein
  • Jule Stein
  • Richard Rodgers

7

Which show was referred to at the time as "Sondheim's ego trip down Broadway" ?

  • "Bounce"
  • "Side By Side By Sondheim"
  • "Follies"
  • "Putting it Together"

8

For which show did Sondheim NOT win a Tony award?

  • "Company"
  • "Pacific Overtures"
  • "Follies"
  • "Passion"

9

In a 1974 production Sondheim teamed up with Leonard Bernstein again to provide lyrics for a revival of which Show?

  • "West Side Story"
  • "Wonderful Town"
  • "On the Town"
  • "Candide"

10

In 1990, Sondheim won an Academy Award for Best Song for which song?

  • "Little Dream"
  • "Sooner or Later ( I Always Get My Man)
  • "I never Do Anything Twice"
  • "Live Alone and Like It"

 

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