Music Quiz / Classical Clips: Literarily-based

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Can you name these classical compositions, based on or inspired by literary works, plays, poems, folk tales, and myths?*

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Clip (nationality/year)CompositionA Source (year)
0:00 (Russian, 1889)Fairy Tale (1697)
0:30 (Russian, 1935)English Play (c. 1594)
0:54 (French,  1897)German Poem (1797)
1:26 (German, 1896)German Philos. (1883-1885)
1:58 (Austrian, 1786)French Play (1778)
2:40 (German, 1826)English Play (c. 1590-1596)
3:07 (French,  1859)German Poem/Play (1806)
3:46 (German, 1762)Greek mythology
4:38 (Russian, 1888)Persian folk tale
5:09 (English,  1914)English Poem (1881)
5:52 (French,  1894)French Poem (1876)
6:43 (Czech,   1893)American Poem (1855)
7:31 (French,  1875)French Novella (1845)
8:29 (French,  1909)Spanish Novel (1605)
9:00 (American,1956)French Novella (1759)
9:38 (Italian,   1816)French Play (1775)
10:12 (Italian,   1853)French Novel (1848)
10:40 (German, 1741)Scriptures
11:24 (French,  1883)French Story (1849)
12:13 (German, 1893)German Fairy Tale (1812)

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