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The Return of the Music Lovers Quiz.

Warning: CLASSICAL music questions. 10 Questions.

 
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Who wrote the oratorio "The Creation"?

  • Bach
  • Handel
  • Mozart
  • Haydn

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Complete the title of this opera by Leos Janacek. "The Cunning Little -----"?

  • Duckling
  • Vixen
  • Budgie
  • Rabbit

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Which composer, whose name is used as a stage name for a well known singer, wrote the children's opera "Hansel and Gretel"?

  • Peter Sarstedt
  • Demis Roussos
  • Engelbert Humperdinck
  • Cliff Richard

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Who wrote the music for several Peter Greenaway films including "The Draughtman's Contract"?

  • Michael Nyman
  • Phillip Glass
  • John Adams
  • Carl Davis

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Who wrote the music for the ballet "The Prince of the Pagodas"?

  • Tippett
  • Tchaikovsky
  • Britten
  • Delibes

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Which composer known as "The Red Priest", because he had red hair, wrote the violin concertos "The Four Seasons"?

  • Vivaldi
  • Wolf Ferrari
  • Verdi
  • Puccini

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The opera "Dido and Aeneas", by Purcell, was first performed in which language?

  • Italian
  • English
  • French
  • German

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Which British composer founded "The Aldeburgh Festival"?

  • William Walton
  • Benjamin Britten
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams
  • Arnold Bax

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The ballet "Facade", based on poems by Edith Sitwell, has music composed by which composer?

  • Arthur Bliss
  • Percy Grainger
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams
  • William Walton

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Which composer is the current "Master of the Queen's Music"?

  • Peter Maxwell Davies
  • Michael Nyman
  • John Tavener
  • Gary Barlow

 

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