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Classical Music Quiz Starter

Classical music quiz to challenge the general knowledge of classical music enthusiasts about classical music composers, their lives and works.

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1.

The so-called “Köchelverzeichnis” catalogs the phenomenal work of which great composer?

1 out of 10
2.

What nationality was Carl Millöcker?

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3.

Chopin is (mostly) buried in Paris, but one part of his body is buried in a monument to him in Warsaw. Which part?

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4.

This composer was Czech and a professor and director at the Prague Conservatory. He also composed the symphony From the New World. Who was it?

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5.

After the 12 year old prodigy gave a farewell concert before departing for Paris, Beethoven kissed him on the forehead, delighted with his piano playing. Whose career began in this way?

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6.

“Carmen” was initially viewed as disreputable and immoral and only became popular worldwide after the death of the composer. Who was he?

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7.

Franz Liszt composed orchestral works, waltzes like the “Mephisto Waltz” and what else?

7 out of 10
8.

The Impressionist movement in the late 19th century saw images bathed in sparkling, bright splashes of color. Music, too was airy, light and elegant. Which French composer was closely associated with Impressionism?

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9.

Who was known as the “poet of the piano”?

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10.

Which composer is the brain behind “The Magic Violin” and “Peer Gynt”?

10 out of 10

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