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Classical music - nicknames of symphonies and other pieces

Many classical pieces have a subtitle or a nickname. How many do you know? 11 Questions.

 
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1

Whose 6th symphony is known as "Pastoral"?

  • Beethoven
  • Mahler
  • Vaughan Williams

2

Whose 3rd symphony is known as "Pastoral"?

  • Beethoven
  • Mahler
  • Vaughan Williams

3

Who wrote symphonies also known as "Titan", "Resurrection", and "Symphony of a Thousand"?

  • Tchaikovsky
  • Mahler
  • Beethoven

4

Whose 9th symphony is known as "The Great"?

  • Beethoven
  • Schubert
  • Tchaikovsky

5

Who wrote symphonies known as "Eroica" and "Choral"?

  • Haydn
  • Tchaikovsky
  • Beethoven

6

Whose first three symphonies are subtitled (respectively) "Winter Dreams", "Little Russian" and "Polish"?

  • Rachmaninov
  • Tchaikovsky
  • Mussorgsky

7

Whose symphonic canon includes "A Sea Symphony", "A London Symphony" and "Sinfonia Antarctica"?

  • Elgar
  • Vaughan Williams
  • Holst

8

Who wrote (amongst many others) a "London"; "Clock" and "Surprise" symphonies?

  • Vaughan Williams
  • Haydn
  • Mozart

9

Whose symphonies include "Prague" and "Jupiter"?

  • Haydn
  • Mozart
  • Beethoven

10

Whose symphonies include "Italian", "Scottish" and "Reformation"?

  • Mozart
  • Hamish MacCunn
  • Mendelssohn

11

A real toughy: Whose symphonies include "Celtic"; "Hebridean" and "Pagan"?

  • Russell Boughton
  • Granville Bantock
  • George Butterworth

 

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