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Famous Overtures Quiz

You may well know the tunes but can you put a composer to them 10 Questions.

 
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1

An easy one to start who composed the overture to William Tell?

  • The Lone Ranger
  • Tonto
  • Gioacchino Rossini
  • Trigger

2

Who composed the 1812 overture?

  • Glinka
  • Tchaikovsky
  • Borodin
  • Stravinsky

3

Who composed the overture to the opera The marriage of Figaro?

  • Mozart
  • Beethoven
  • Haydn
  • Schubert

4

Who composed the overture to the opera Fidelio ?

  • Beethoven
  • Weber
  • J.S.Bach
  • Mahler

5

Who composed the Hebrides overture or sometimes called Fingals Cave ?

  • Ravel
  • Chopin
  • Orff
  • Mendelssohn

6

Which famous American also associated with West Side Story composed the overture to Candide ?

  • Korngold
  • Bernstein
  • Ives
  • Adams

7

Who composed the overture to the opera The Bartered Bride ?

  • Smetana
  • Suk
  • Dvorak
  • Strauss

8

Who composed the overture to the opera The Force of Destiny ?

  • Puccini
  • Bellini
  • Verdi
  • Rossini

9

Who composed the Acedemic Festival overture. This man is also associated with a well known lullabay ?

  • Brahms
  • Liszt
  • Berlioz
  • Bizet

10

Who composed the overture to the opera The Flying Dutchman ?

  • Wagner
  • Mozart
  • Schubert
  • Mahler

 

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