Statistics for Classical Music From A-Z

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Hint:Answer% Correct
ABirth country of Haydn and MozartAustria
98%
DFrench composer of late 19th-early 20th century who challenged traditional "rules" of compositon; his famous piano solo "Clair de Lune" is from a set titled "Suite Bergamasque"Debussy
87%
C19th century Romantic composer who wrote almost exclusively for the piano, often referred to as "Poet of the Piano"Chopin
85%
LHungarian Romantic composer who was idolized for his piano virtuosityLiszt
77%
USimple 4-string instrument originally developed in HawaiiUkulele
74%
GNorway's most famous composerGrieg
73%
EHis composition "Pomp and CIrcumstance" is often played at graduation ceremonies.Elgar
70%
HAustrian composer of classic era who lived and worked at the magnificent Esterhazy palace in Hungary for almost 15 yearsHaydn
70%
XPercussion instrument with wooden bars as "keys" struck by malletsXylophone
70%
PFamous violin virtuoso in 19th century ItalyPaganini
68%
FSibelius wrote this orchestral composition to celebrate his home country.Finlandia
67%
JAmerican composer of ragtime musicJoplin
64%
BFlamboyant conductor of late Romantic era, composer of "Symphonie Fantastique"Berlioz
55%
SForm of composition which consists of Exposition, Development, Recapitulation, and CodaSonata form
55%
OBeethoven's "Fidelio"Opera
51%
QA note which gets one count or pulse in common timeQuarter note
51%
MGerman Romantic composer who helped resurrect Bach's musicMendelssohn
49%
TProlific German composer of Baroque era, born 4 years before BachTelemann
34%
RA master orchestrator, composer of "Russian Easter Overture"Rimsky-Korsakov
30%
IComposer from New England, 1874-1954, who broke all the "rules" in his imaginative compositionsIves
27%
NDanish composer of 6 symphoniesNielsen
20%
V20th century Brazilian composer of "Bachianas Brasileiras"Villa-Lobos
18%
K20th century Russian composer who wrote many sets of piano pieces for studentsKabalevsky
10%
WBeethoven composition celebrating Napoleon's defeat at WaterlooWellington's Victory
6%
ZChopin was born in this town near Warsaw.Zelazowa Wola
4%
YTitle of Leonard Bernstein's educational TV seriesYoung People's Concerts
3%

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