Thursday, May 13, 2021

Classic Music Trivia Questions and Answers

Classic Music Trivia Questions and Answers are about classic music lovers. Classic music is often loved by those who like slow music and great melodies.

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Q1. _______ composer wrote a symphony in which the musicians stop playing one by one and leave the stage until only two are left.
Ludwig van Beethoven
Antonio Vivaldi
Joseph Haydn
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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Q2. Can you name the renowned 19th-century pianist, composer, and teacher who became known as the Queen of the Piano during a successful recital career lasting more than 60 years?
Fanny Mendelssohn
Anna Dvořák
Clara Schumann
Cosima Wagner

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Q3. Igor Stravinsky said,

“________ did not write 400 concertos; he wrote the same concerto 400 times”.
Antonio Vivaldi
Johann Sebastian Bach
Domenico Scarlatti
Georg Friedrich Händel

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Q4. Name the medieval composer and mystic who was declared a saint of the Roman Catholic Church by Pope Benedict XVI in 2012.
Michael Praetorius
Peter Abelard
Bernard de Cluny
Peter Abelard

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Q5. _______ contemporary composer wrote a piece consisting entirely of silence.
John Cage
Karlheinz Stockhausen
György Ligeti
Andrew Lloyd Webber

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Q6. Name the renowned Russian Romantic composer was also a professor of chemistry.
Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov
Modest Mussorgsky
Mikhail Glinka
Aleksandr Borodin

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Q7. _________ major American composer also ran a successful insurance company.
Leonard Bernstein
Aaron Copland
Charles Ives
Samuel Barber

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Q8. Pick out the composer that is not associated with impressionism.
Maurice Ravel
Igor Stravinsky
Ottorino Respighi
Paul Dukas

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Q9. Name the type of music that is associated with the breaking of traditions, lack of sequence, lack of tonality, lack of balance and lack of cadence and it is identified with Arnold Schoenberg and his atonal music.
Minimalism
Expressionism
Impressionism
Futurism

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Q10. Name the composer that is not associated with expressionism.
Paul Hindemith
Igor Stravinsky
Paul Dukas
Béla Bartók

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Q11. Minimalists drew inspirations from (among others) the simplistic music style of Eric Satie. Notable minimalist composers does not include _________.




Philip Glass
Steve Reich
Terry Riley
Henry Cowell

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Q12. The twelve-tone serialism was devised by _________ and used by many composers during the 20th century, including his own students Webern and Berg.




Edward Elgar
Arnold Schoenberg
Gustav Mahler
Igor Stravinsky

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Q13. _________ was known as "Satchmo".
Armstrong
Bach
Mozart
Segal

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Q14. __________ wrote the famous piece "Symphony No. 40".




Mozart
Bach
Beethoven
Kova

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Q15. Mark the one that is not an instrument.
Bombard
Lute
Frizzo
Banjole

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Q16. ________ composer does not belong to the Classical period.
F. J. Haydn
L. v. Beethoven
F. P. Schubert
W. A. Mozart

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Q17. Mozart wrote how many symphonies?
40
41
42
43

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Q18. Beethoven died in _______.
1820
1823
1825
1827

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Q19. ____________ work is not by Haydn.
The Creation
Clock Symphony
Surprise Symphony
Rhenish Symphony

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Q20. Name the composer who wrote the most number of symphonies.
W. A. Mozart
R. A. Schumann
L. v. Beethoven
F. J. Haydn

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Q21. Schumann wrote ________ symphonies.
3
4
10
15

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Q22. Select the birth year of F. J. Haydn.
1730
1732
1735
1738

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Q23. Mark the one that is not a work by Beethoven.
Pastoral symphony
Jupiter Symphony
Choral Symphony
Eroica Symphony

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Q24. The Classical Period was from __________.
1700-1900
1820-1950
1750-1820
1760-1840

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Q25. Beethoven write the ninth symphony when _________.
he was totally deaf
he was half deaf
before he was deaf
none of the above

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CLASSIC MUSIC TRIVIA QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS:

Different Cultures have different types of classical music and to know them better we have made Classic Music Trivia Questions and Answers for all classical music lovers.

WHAT IS THIS TRIVIA COMPOSED OF?

Classical music is slow and melodious that is being loved by many. These questions will cover all aspects of classical music. 

WHY THIS TRIVIA?

This trivia will tell you more about the classical music period and its era. Classical music became well structured with time and now it is loved by many.

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