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Famous overtures volume 2 Quiz

Match the composer to these famous overtures 10 Questions.

 
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1

Who composed the sparkling overture Ruslan and Ludmila ?

  • Alexander Borodin
  • Igor Stravinsky
  • Mikail Glinka
  • Dmitri Shostakovich

2

Which englishman composed the overture Cockaigne sometimes called In London Town?

  • Sir Edward Elgar
  • Sir Arthur Sullivan
  • Sir Henry Wood
  • Sir Hubert Parry

3

Name the french composer who wrote the Roman Carnaval overture?

  • Georges Bizet
  • Claude Debussy
  • Maurice Ravel
  • Hector Berlioz

4

Who composed the overture to the opera Die Freischutz?

  • Ludwig van Beethoven
  • Franz Schubert
  • Carl Maria von Weber
  • Johann Hummel

5

Name the American who composed "A Cuban overture" ?

  • George Gershwin
  • Aaron Copland
  • Leonard Bernstein
  • Charles Ives

6

Which frenchman composed the overture to the operetta" Orpheus in the Underworld".This overture contains the famous Can Can dance tune?

  • Jacques Offenbach
  • Charles Gounod
  • Pierre Boulez
  • Daniel Auber

7

Who composed the overture "The merry wives of Windsor"?

  • Gaetano Donizetti
  • Otto Nicolai
  • Nicoli Pagannini
  • Vincenzo Bellini

8

Who composed the Egmont overture?

  • W.A.Mozart
  • Ludwig van Beethoven
  • Johannes Brahms
  • Felix Mendelssohn

9

Who composed the overture to the opera Tannhauser?

  • Gustav Mahler
  • Richard Strauss
  • Richard Wagner
  • Bela Bartok

10

Who composed the overture to the opera "An italian girl in algiers"?

  • Luigi Boccherini
  • Johann Strauss junior
  • Johann Strauss senior
  • Gioacchino Rossini

 

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