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Music by Letter - D

Identify these musical things that start with the letter D.
The previous quiz in this series can be found here (Quiz C)
Quiz by kiwirage
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Last updated: July 20, 2020
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First submittedFebruary 18, 2017
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Hint
Answer
Bongo or tom tom, e.g.
Drum
"Saturday Night Fever" genre
Disco
Mozart opera: "___ Giovanni"
Don
Radio music announcer
DJ
Song for two people
Duet
Guetta, Grohl, or Crosby
David
Beyoncé's group of origin
Destiny's Child
Australian aboriginal instrument
Didgeridoo
French composer of "Clair de Lune"
Debussy
Measure of noise intensity
Decibel
Large orchestral string instrument
Double Bass
Hint
Answer
Performer's first public appearance
Debut
Clashing notes; opposite of consonance
Dissonance
U.S. country band, formerly: The _____ Chicks
Dixie
Operatic prima donna
Diva
Placido of Three Tenors fame
Domingo
This Bob sang "Lay Lady Lay"
Dylan
Helmet-wearing, French electronic music duo
Daft Punk
Eminem's home city
Detroit
These were in the sky with Lucy
Diamonds
Unchanging bagpipe sound
Drone
A "beautiful blue" river in a Strauss waltz
Danube
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Level 75
Dec 20, 2017
Thank you for the spelling leniency on the Australian clue!
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Level 77
Dec 21, 2017
No idea how to spell the bagpipe sound. Tried "droan" and gave up.
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Level 78
Mar 7, 2018
Isn't the harp the largest stringed orchestra instrument?
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Level 60
Apr 11, 2018
Or piano. Perhaps the clue should be changed to largest *bowed* orchestral instrument.
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Level 55
Apr 11, 2018
I think "disc jockey" ought to be accepted, considering it is the "formal" version of the term "DJ"...
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Level 74
Apr 11, 2018
Discord for clashing notes?
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Level 62
Apr 11, 2018
"Opposite of consonance" is in the clue to help avoid that. Discord is the opposite of concord.
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Level 65
Aug 20, 2019
Is there a difference? can't both be accepted?

Discord: An inharmonious combination of simultaneously sounded tones; a dissonance.

And at dissonance it gives discord..

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Level 65
Apr 11, 2018
Angrily typed "Devo" over and over again for the French helmet wearing electronica duo. Until I finally remembered they were neither French nor a duo.
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Level 73
Apr 11, 2018
My first thought was Devo, too.
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Level 48
Apr 11, 2018
I tried Contrabass...isn't it the same as double bass??
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Level 54
Apr 11, 2018
Maybe if you spell it with a "D" they would allow it.
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Level 76
Apr 11, 2018
No, I tried dcontrabass and it didn't work.
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Level 66
May 2, 2018
Love to see Motown worked into the Detroit clue instead of Eminem, but, alas, I am just a taker and not the maker...
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Level 71
Aug 23, 2018
How about 'Discord' for the musical question?
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Level 65
Aug 20, 2019
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Level 81
Sep 20, 2019
Detroit has far better representatives than the Eminem.
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Level 73
Jun 10, 2021
Far better than one of the best rappers and best-selling artists of all time?
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Level 54
May 16, 2023
Especially since he wasn’t even born there
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Level 66
Jul 20, 2020
Actually, the piano is technically a percussion instrument because the stirngs are struck (by hammers). However, nobody thinks of it that way (for sure none of us who are professional pianists!)

The term 'dissonance' is the only answer that shoud be accepted for question 13 because it is the only accurate one for the definition as stated.

Thanks for an interesting quiz, lots of variety.

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Level 38
Nov 22, 2021
David Guetta instead of David Bowie is upsetting. I apologise on behalf of my generation
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Level 54
May 16, 2023
Eminem was from missouri