Classical Music by DugglebyB

Champion(s):

KosmanJ


Runner(s)-Up:

PolleyT


Quiz Description

Music has survived through the ages as a great discipline within the humanities. Beethoven and Mozart may be long dead, but the great compositions live on for us to experience today. Answer some questions about classical music and its masters.

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Questions:

What composer of Einstein on the Beach also composed the music for Godfrey Reggio’s experimental film Koyaanisqatsi?

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PHILIP GLASS

Beethoven’s ninth sonata for a certain instrument was dedicated to Rodolphe Kreutzer, a master of what instrument?

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VIOLIN

What New Zealand operatic soprano with a Maori name performed Handel’s “Let the bright Seraphim” at Charles and Diana’s wedding?

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KIRI TE KANAWA

Mily Balakirev’s best-known work is what virtuosic “oriental fantasy” for solo piano? It is known as being extremely difficult to play.

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ISLAMEY

Vangelis composed the Oscar-winning soundtrack for what 1981 film about two Olympic runners?

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CHARIOTS OF FIRE

1884 and 1893 operas by Massenet and Puccini, respectively, were both based on what short novel by Abbé Prévost, which follows Chevalier des Grieux and his lover, the title female character?

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MANON LESCAUT (will accept merely MANON) (edited at 11:12 pm, May 16, 2017 (PDT))

Das Lied von der Erde, which features Tang dynasty poets set to music, was written by what late-Romantic Austrian composer?

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GUSTAV MAHLER

What Tchaikovsky opera, based off a Pushkin novel of the same name, sees the title character duel with Lensky and later get rejected by Tatyana?

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EUGENE ONEGIN

Who composed this piece of music?

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GIUSEPPE VERDI

Identify this national anthem. The name of the composition is required, not the country.

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LA MARSEILLAISE

The Boston Symphony Orchestra plays summer concerts in the Eero Saarinen-designed Koussevitzky Music Shed at what famed music venue in Lenox, Massachusetts?

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TANGLEWOOD

What aria did Luciano Pavarotti sing for his last ever performance?

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NESSUN DORMA