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Classical Music Quiz 2

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(23 votes)
16 questions
English
Can you guess which composers created these 14 iconic masterpieces of classical music? Name of the composition in the fun fact box :) It is recommended to play the first quiz before this one.
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48 random squares

Who composed this?

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Franz Liszt

Johann Sebastian Bach

Ludwig van Beethoven

42% got this right

Piano Sonata No. 11, third movement "Rondo alla Turca" or "Turkish March" (1783/4).
2

Who composed this?

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Claude Debussy

Maurice Ravel

Sergei Vasilyevich Rachmaninoff

61% got this right

"Swan Lake" (1875-76) is one of the most famous ballets.
3

Who composed this?

Maurice Ravel

Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

52% got this right

"Boléro" is a 1928 work for large orchestra.
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48 random squares

Who composed this?

Claude Debussy

Camille Saint-Saëns

Georges Bizet

Maurice Ravel

55% got this right

"Claire de Lune" is the 3rd movement of the "Suite bergamasque". It was published in 1905.
5

Who composed this?

Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky

Claude Debussy

Joseph Haydn

Ludwig van Beethoven

Hard  32% got this right

"Pictures at an Exhibition"(1874) is a musical depiction of a tour of an exhibition of works by painter Viktor Hartmann.
6

Who composed this?

Johann Strauss I

Joseph Haydn

Ludwig van Beethoven

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

57% got this right

The "Radetzky March" (1848) is dedicated to Field Marshal Joseph Radetzky von Radetz for winning the Battle of Custoza.
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48 random squares

Who composed this?

Georges Bizet

Niccolò Paganini

Claude Debussy

Johann Strauss II

Hard  33% got this right

This is the overture of the 1875 opera "Carmen". It is also used as the Formula 1 celebration theme on the podium.
8

Who composed this?

Ludwig van Beethoven

Georges Bizet

Joseph Haydn

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Easy  82% got this right

Symphony No. 5, also known as the "Fate Symphony" ("Schicksalssinfonie") (1804-08).
9
48 random squares

Who composed this?

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

43% got this right

"Flight of the Bumblebee" is an orchestral interlude for the opera "The Tale of Tsar Saltan" (1900).
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48 random squares

Who composed this?

Giuseppe Verdi

Georges Bizet

Maurice Ravel

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

59% got this right

"Triumphal March" or "Grand March" from the opera "Aida" (1871).
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Who composed this?

Camille Saint-Saëns

Johann Sebastian Bach

Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky

Richard Wagner

Hard  28% got this right

"Danse Macabre" is a symphonic poem for orchestra, written in 1874.
12

Who composed this?

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy

Franz Liszt

Ludwig van Beethoven

44% got this right

"Requiem" (1791).
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48 random squares

Who composed this?

Franz Liszt

Niccolò Paganini

Frédéric Chopin

Johannes Brahms

Hard  22% got this right

This is the "Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2" (1851). It has enjoyed widespread use in animated cartoons.
14

Who composed this?

Johann Pachelbel

Franz Schubert

Johann Sebastian Bach

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Hard  33% got this right

The "Canon in D" was composed around the end of the 17th century.
15

The chord progression of the "Canon in D" by Pachelbel has been used in a variety of pop songs since the 1970s.

16

Who composed this?

Julius Fučík

DickyMcKay

Gluteman

MJ and Kanye (illegal)

72% got this right

"Entrance of the Gladiators" (1897) was dedicated to the Gladiators in Rome, today it's associated with circuses.