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Music Medley Part 2

More music trivia to get you "singing" x 30 Questions.

 
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1

"Orpheus in the Underworld" includes which famous dance music?

  • Bolero
  • Charleston
  • Can Can

2

Which popular "Proms" conductor was known as "Flash Harry"?

  • Colin Davis
  • Sir Charles Groves
  • Sir Malcolm Sargent

3

Which Pop group had a 1992 hit with "Deeply Dippy"?

  • KWS
  • Right Said Fred
  • Shaggy

4

Which was Robbie Williams first "Top Ten" solo single?

  • Angels
  • Forever Love
  • Freedom

5

The Violinist "Stephane Grappelli" was born in 1908. In which City?

  • Paris
  • Milan
  • Rome

6

Max Geldray made regular appearances on the BBC's "Goon Show", playing which instrument?

  • Piano
  • Banjo
  • Harmonica

7

What number "track" is mentioned in the song "Chattanooga Choo Choo"?

  • 23
  • 25
  • 29

8

What was the title of the 1961 hit for Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen?

  • Midnight in Madrid
  • Midnight in Memphis
  • Midnight in Moscow

9

Joan Baez began her recording career in 1960, with which label?

  • Vanguard
  • Transatlantic
  • Topic

10

When "Bobby Shafto" went to sea, what did he have on his knee?

  • Golden Buckles
  • Silver Buckles
  • Silver Buttons

11

Which town is mentioned in the "Ewan MacColl" song "Dirty Old Town"?

  • Wigan
  • Bolton
  • Salford

12

With which Instrument would you associate Blues Musician "Otis Spann"

  • Piano
  • Kazoo
  • Harp

13

When did the BBC programme "Songs of Praise" first appear?

  • 1959
  • 1961
  • 1963

14

"Journey to the urge within" was the 1986 debut album by which British Jazz Musician?

  • Courtney Pine
  • Tina May
  • Peter White

15

Who composed "Rhapsody in Blue" in 1924?

  • Irving Berlin
  • Cole Porter
  • George Gershwin

16

In which Country was the "Gavotte" a popular dance during the 17th and 18th Century?

  • France
  • Italy
  • Spain

17

What name describes Monophonic, unaccompanied Sacred Catholic Songs?

  • Georgian Chants
  • Gordon Chants
  • Gregorian Chants

18

On the 2nd October 1954, who made his only appearance at the "Grand Ole Opry"?

  • Elvis Presley
  • Buddy Holly
  • Bill Haley

19

Which "Dance Music" has a distinctive "123-123" feel and rhythm?

  • Rumba
  • Tango
  • Waltz

20

The Clarinetist "Acker Bilk" was born in 1929, in which English County?

  • Devon
  • Dorset
  • Somerset

21

Which Folk Singer-turned-Comedian went on to become the President of the Ramblers Association?

  • Mike Harding
  • Max Boyce
  • Jasper Carrott

22

In which Country does the "Port Fairy Folk Festival" take place each year?

  • Australia
  • Canada
  • USA

23

Which star of "Starsky and Hutch" also had a successful Pop Music career?

  • Larry Hagman
  • David Soul
  • Telly Savalas

24

Who was the female singer in the Australian group "The Seekers"?

  • Judith Dillar
  • Judith Donovan
  • Judith Durham

25

Who or What is the "Irish Rover" in the traditional Irish Song?

  • A Ship
  • A Tinker
  • A Gypsy

26

Which Pop Superstar's real name is "David Jones"?

  • Craig David
  • David Bowie
  • David Cassidy

27

Who played the title role in the 1927 film "The Jazz Singer"?

  • Al Jolson
  • Eddie Cantor
  • Larry Parks

28

Who wrote the song "Where have all the flowers gone"?

  • Bob Dylan
  • Tom Paxton
  • Pete Seeger

29

Which London Park hosted the first "Proms in the Park" concerts in 1996?

  • Green Park
  • Hyde Park
  • Kensington Gardens

30

The "Proms" are now associated with and named after which famous conductor?

  • Sir Henry Wood
  • Sir Malcolm Sargent
  • Sir Thomas Beecham

 

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