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A Classical Quiz For Anoraks!

15 questions on classical music. 15 Questions.

 
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1

Who wrote 'A Musical Joke'?

  • Haydn
  • Mozart
  • Schubert
  • Mahler

2

What nationality is Carl Nielson?

  • Danish
  • Finnish
  • Swedish
  • Norwegian

3

Who had his own opera house built called the "Bayreuth Festival Theatre"?

  • Strauss
  • Wagner
  • Offenbach
  • Gluck

4

Who was known as "The Father of the Symphony"?

  • Beethoven
  • Mahler
  • Haydn
  • Mozart

5

Which is the first movement in Holst's Planet suite?

  • Mars, the Bringer of War
  • Venus, the Bringer of Peace
  • Mercury, the Winged Messenger
  • Jupiter, The Bringer of Jollity

6

Who wrote the opera 'A Cunning Little Vixen'?

  • Henry Purcell
  • Jean-Philippe Rameau
  • Leos Janacek
  • Carl Maria von Weber

7

Rossini wrote an opera based on which fairytale?

  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Dick Whittington
  • Puss in Boots
  • Cinderella

8

Evgeny Kissin is known for playing which instrument?

  • Violin
  • Trumpet
  • Piano
  • Clarinet

9

Who composed the 'Minute Waltz'?

  • Liszt
  • Strauss
  • Mendelssohn
  • Chopin

10

In which opera would you see the cigarette factory girls?

  • Carmen
  • La Traviata
  • Norma
  • The Bartered Bride

11

Bach wrote a cantata about which of these?

  • Bananas
  • Shakespeare
  • Coffee
  • Chess

12

Who is known for devising the twelve-tone technique?

  • Stravinsky
  • Shostakovich
  • Sibelius
  • Schoenberg

13

Brahms took over 20 years to complete which symphony?

  • 1st
  • 2nd
  • 3rd
  • 4th

14

Who was known for his use of birdsong?

  • Poulenc
  • Messiaen
  • Penderecki
  • Khachaturian

15

What disease was Chopin diagnosed with?

  • Tuberculosis
  • Cholera
  • Malaria
  • Meningitis

 

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