Old Music Quiz

This category contains questions and answers about old, older and oldest music or rather music that does not quite fit into the music from the 50s until today.

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2011-03-03

Which of the following operas by Wagner is not part of the tetralogy "Der Rings des Nibelungen" (The Ring of the Nibelung)?

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2011-03-03

He was born in Bonn and composed "Für Elise". What was his name?

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2011-03-03

What has Beethoven's 9th Symphony become a symbol of?

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2011-03-03

Which well-known German composer wrote his "9th Symphony" while totally deaf?

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2011-03-03

Which composer wrote the operas "Elektra" (1909), "Der Rosenkavalier" (1911) and "Intermezzo" (1924)?

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2011-03-03

This composer wrote a well-known orchestral piece based on the novel Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes. What was the name of the composer?

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2011-03-03

The opera "Tristan and Isolde" premiered in 1865 and is considered its composer's best stand-alone piece. What is the name of the composer?

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2011-03-03

The tetralogy "Der Ring des Nibelungen" (The Ring of the Nibelung" by Wagner is based on characters and themes from a certain mythology. Which on?

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2011-03-03

With which opera did the Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi have his popular breakthrough in 1842?

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2011-03-03

Which composer wrote the operas "Rigoletto" (1851), "Aida" (1871) and "Othello" (1887)?

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2011-01-06

At what age did Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart die?

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2011-01-06

In which city did Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart die?

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2010-10-26

In 1943 a song sung by Bing Crosby joined "White Christmas" to become one of America's most popular Christmas songs - which song?

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2010-10-26

Who wrote ´Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!´?

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2010-10-26

This song lists a series of increasingly grand gifts given on, how many days of Christmas?

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2010-10-26

"Jingle Bells" is one of the best-known winter songs in the world, but what was its original title in 1857?

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Music
2009-02-27

Which composer wrote the opera Aida?

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2009-02-27

Which country was the famous composer Giuseppe Verdi from?

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2009-02-27

Which opera by Giuseppe Verdi was staged in Cairo in connection with the inauguration of the Suez Canal?

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2009-02-27

Who wrote the opera "Othello" based on the eponymous tragedy by William Shakespeare?

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2009-02-27

Who wrote the opera Macbeth, which is based on the eponymous play by William Shakespeare?

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2009-02-27

What was the composer Mozart's full name?

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2009-02-27

Who composed the opera Don Giovanni, based on the legend of Don Juan?

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2009-02-27

Who wrote the opera "The Magic Flute"?

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2009-02-27

The opera "Apollo et Hyacinthus" was written by a boy of just 11 years. What was his name?

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2009-02-27

How old was Mozart when he wrote his first opera?

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2009-02-27

Who wrote the four operas in "The Ring of the Nibelung" (Der Ring des Nibelungen)?

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2009-02-27

What country was the composer Wagner from?

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2009-02-27

Which German composer wrote the opera The Knight of the Rose (Der Rosenkavalier) in 1911?

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2009-02-27

Which country was the composer Richard Strauss from?

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2009-02-27

Which country was the composer Beethoven from?

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2009-02-27

The piece "Fidelio" was composed in 1805 and is this composer's only opera. What is his name?

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Music
2008-04-15

I which city was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart born?

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