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André Watts and Condoleeza Rice are known for their skill with this instrument.piano
74.6%
Anthony McGill is the New York Philharmonic principal on this instrument, also called the licorice stick.Clarinet
68%
Soprano Jessye Norman is perhaps best known for her demanding dramatic roles in the operas of this composer.Richard Wagner
62.3%
Todd Duncan and Anne Brown played the leads in the original Broadway production of this opera.Porgy and Bess
60.7%
Paul Robeson was persecuted by the US government for his outspoken support of this country. USSR
54.9%
This vocalist, best known for his 1988 hit 'Don't Worry, Be Happy,' has put his unique stamp on the work of classical artists such as Mozart and Bach.Bobby McFerrin
54.9%
Perennial frozen dessert truck favorite who composed one opera, Treemonisha. Scott Joplin
52.5%
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In 1939, Marian Anderson performed an outdoor concert at this landmark when she was denied permission to perform in DAR Constitution Hall because of her race.Lincoln Memorial
48.4%
Family name of the prominent, prolific Louisiana musical clan, many of whose members have won acclaim as jazz and classical artists.Marsalis
46.7%
____ Grant Still, the so-called Dean of African-American composers.William
40.2%
Sergei Rachmaninoff said of remarkable jazz pianist Art ___,“If this man ever decides to play serious music we're all in trouble.''Tatum
40.2%
Legendary jazz multi-instrumentalist and composer who dropped out of Juilliard because he felt the curriculum was too Eurocentric. Miles Davis
32.8%
Pianist and former piano professor Terrance McKnight can be heard regularly on this New York classical station. WQXR
26.2%
Bass-baritone Eric ___, whose roles have included Alberich in Wagner's Ring Cycle.Owens
18.9%

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