Classical Quizzes

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Symphonists: Less than, More than, Equal to
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Name the status of Less than (L), More than (M) or Equal to (E) when comparing number of symphonies composed.
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Classical Melodies In Pop Songs
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Name the composers of these classical compositions and the artists of the popular songs that are copying their work?*.
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Mendelssohn's Songs Without Words
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Name the titles of Felix Mendelssohn's Songs Without Words.
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Lyrics to Beethoven's 9th Symphony
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Name the words sung in Beethoven's Ninth Symphony (Ode to Joy).
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Operas in One Sentence
If you've ever been to the opera, you'll know that even one sentence can last a long time.
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The Classical World in Pictures: N & O
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Don't say N.O. to this quiz, but definitely feel free to start your answers with either.
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Wagner Operas by Synopsis
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Name the Wagner Operas by Synopsis.
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Operas and Composers: 7 to 1
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Ironically, 7:1 is also the odds against a heroine being alive at the end of a Puccini opera
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Chopin Genres
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Think piano pieces from a certain P-country if you get stuck.
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Classical Music by Score Fragment
This is not the way we usually keep score on Sporcle.
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Dancing operas
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But if you order the opera right now, we'll throw in this ballet ABSOLUTELY FREE OF CHARGE!
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Clickable Classical Composers (Two Names)
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It's amazing how beautiful "Joe Green" sounds in a different language.
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Profile: Jean Sibelius
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Happy Birthday Sibelius!!
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Symphonic Countdown
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Like any good symphony, this quiz has a complex exposition section.
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Classical Elements in the Bible
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Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego get nervous around this quiz
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Musical Key Signatures (Image Quiz)
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John Hancock had a key signature.
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Musical Instrument by Wikipedia
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Don't confuse your aerophones with your glockenspiels.
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Composer Facts
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Pretend you're introducing Robert to Clara for this quiz; ie, be a good matchmaker!
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Recognizing Operas by Callas arias
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Pick the opera the following pieces sung by Maria Callas are from.
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Classical Music for Illiterates
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Ba-ti-ti-TAAAAAH-Ta! Ba-ti-ti-TAAAAH-Ta! Ba-ti-ti-TAAAAAH-Ta! Ba-ti-ti-TAAAAH-Taaaaaa!
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Composer or Mathematician?
Old mathematicians never die; they just lose some of their functions.
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Ballets (Slideshow)
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A fun quiz, especially if you like lots of pointed toes.
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Composer Nationality Match
Do conductors always look like they are completely insane, or is it just us?
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