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Classical Conundrums

Dedicated to classical music lovers who fail at trivia due to knowing nothing about pop music! 8 Questions.

 
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1

Who wrote the Brandenburg Concertos?

  • Haydn
  • Bach
  • Beethoven

2

Which year is celebrated in Tchaikovsky's famous overture?

  • 1812
  • 1875
  • 1816

3

Which opera was written by Michael Tippett?

  • The Fairy Queen
  • The Midsummer Marriage
  • Peter Grimes

4

To which type of church service does Monteverdi's masterpiece of 1610 relate?

  • Matins
  • Mass
  • Vespers

5

For which instrument did Debussy write "Syrinx"?

  • Violin
  • Clarinet
  • Flute

6

Which of these was written by Beethoven?

  • Missa Albanus
  • Missa Solemnis
  • Missa Gaudeamus

7

Which opera by Mozart is considered to be strongly influenced by freemasonry?

  • Die Entführung aus dem Serail
  • The Magic Flute
  • Cosi Fan Tutte

8

The legendary creature represented in a tone poem by Sibelius is a ____ ?

  • Horse
  • Bear
  • Swan

 

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