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Subject: Inthe00s Goes Classic (last answers given)

Written By: FaultyDog on 03/03/06 at 1:02 pm

Just for the sake of it I made this classical music quiz, that I'm certain will never be finished... Unless Lady Beard comes out to play. ;D

The names of the works are given in their original language (as much as possible).
Can you give me the name of the composer of each of these classical masterpieces?

Limit = 6  LIMIT IS OFF!



01. Also sprach Zarathustra (Richard Strauss) (Paul)

02. Appalachian Spring (Aaron Copland) (Windbreaker05)

03. Camptown Races (Stephen Foster) (Windbreaker05)

04. Carmen (Georges Bizet) (Paul)

05. Carmina Burana (Carl Orff) (CatwomanofV)

06. Cornish rhapsody (Hubert Charles Bath) (loki 13)

07. Der Freisch

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic

Written By: La Roche on 03/03/06 at 1:08 pm


Just for the sake of it I made this classical music quiz, that I'm certain will never be finished... Unless Lady Beard comes out to play. ;D

The names of the works are given in their original language (as much as possible).
Can you give me the name of the composer of each of these classical masterpieces?

Limit = 6 (but I don't think that's really necessary).


01. Also sprach Zarathustra


DAAAAH DAAAAAAHH DAH! DAH DAH!

It's the theme from 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Can't say I know the Composer.  :-[ But at least I know it  ;D

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic

Written By: ADH13 on 03/03/06 at 1:12 pm



Philip Eno might be able to contribute a bit...

eh, I'm gonna take one wild guess... and really I have no clue..

is 18 Rachmaninoff?

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic

Written By: Paul on 03/03/06 at 2:07 pm

#1. is Strauss...not Johann, but Richard...

#4. Georges Bizet

#9. Henry Purcell

#17. Jean Sibelius

#18. Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

#51. (Possibly our greatest composer...) Edward Elgar

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic

Written By: FaultyDog on 03/03/06 at 2:09 pm



Philip Eno might be able to contribute a bit...

eh, I'm gonna take one wild guess... and really I have no clue..

is 18 Rachmaninoff?


A valiant effort, and not very far off. But I see Paul's already gotten the right answer.

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic

Written By: FaultyDog on 03/03/06 at 2:10 pm


DAAAAH DAAAAAAHH DAH! DAH DAH!

It's the theme from 2001: A Space Odyssey.

Can't say I know the Composer.  :-[ But at least I know it  ;D


No bonus points in this quiz, but you get my applause. ;)

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic

Written By: FaultyDog on 03/03/06 at 2:19 pm


#1. is Strauss...not Johann, but Richard...

#4. Georges Bizet

#9. Henry Purcell

#17. Jean Sibelius

#18. Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

#51. (Possibly our greatest composer...) Edward Elgar


All answers are correct, Paul!  :)


#51. (Possibly our greatest composer...) Edward Elgar


I'm not gonna argue that!


#9. Henry Purcell


I have a recording of When I Am Laid In Earth which gives me goosebumps whenever I hear it. (It was sung by a soprano at the jubilee concert of our choir in 2004).

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic

Written By: Paul on 03/03/06 at 2:28 pm


I'm not gonna argue that!


He, of course, wrote the 'Pomp & Circumstance' marches...the most famous (#1) is also known as 'Land Of Hope And Glory', which really should be our national anthem, IMHO...

I have a recording of When I Am Laid In Earth which gives me goosebumps whenever I hear it. (It was sung by a soprano at the jubilee concert of our choir in 2004).


'Dido & Aeneas' was a very early English opera which I had to study for a music exam many years ago at school...

...which I failed miserably!

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic

Written By: Indy Gent on 03/03/06 at 2:37 pm

35. Modest Mussgorsky

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic

Written By: FaultyDog on 03/03/06 at 3:13 pm


35. Modest Mussgorsky


Correct!  :)

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/03/06 at 4:01 pm

2. Aaron Copland
3. Stephen Foster
33. Handel
49. Gilbert and Sullivan

Nice quiz! Some of the others I recognize by title, but my brain ain't dreding up an answer.

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic

Written By: FaultyDog on 03/03/06 at 4:12 pm


2. Aaron Copland
3. Stephen Foster
33. Handel
49. Gilbert and Sullivan

Four out of four, Andrew. 8)


Nice quiz! Some of the others I recognize by title, but my brain ain't dreding up an answer.


Thanks, and keep trying. ;)

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic

Written By: Tia on 03/03/06 at 4:21 pm

28 is igor stravinsky, if i'm not mistaken. a very angry tune that caused audiences to riot when it first came out. i imagine he was bitter over being named "igor."

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/03/06 at 4:35 pm

Hah! This one got lost in translation with me the first time around. Tricky :)

(Okay, I suppose not all that tricky, but the closest I get to speaking Italian is singing along to "Shaddap You Face")

23. Rossini

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic

Written By: FaultyDog on 03/03/06 at 5:20 pm


28 is igor stravinsky, if i'm not mistaken. a very angry tune that caused audiences to riot when it first came out. i imagine he was bitter over being named "igor."


That would be the one, yes. :)


Hah! This one got lost in translation with me the first time around. Tricky :)

(Okay, I suppose not all that tricky, but the closest I get to speaking Italian is singing along to "Shaddap You Face")

23. Rossini


You know me - I don't give things away (unless I'm forced to). ;)

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic

Written By: Zella on 03/03/06 at 6:05 pm

6. Nancarrow would seem to be an obvious choice, but it's probably wrong...  ???

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic

Written By: FaultyDog on 03/03/06 at 6:09 pm


6. Nancarrow would seem to be an obvious choice, but it's probably wrong...  ???


It's certainly not the one on my list, but that doesn't necessarily mean you're wrong (there could be more than one Cornish Rhapsody). I'll go and check.

Modified to add:
No, sorry - it's not Nancarrow. :(

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic

Written By: Zella on 03/03/06 at 6:17 pm


It's certainly not the one on my list, but that doesn't necessarily mean you're wrong (there could be more than one Cornish Rhapsody). I'll go and check.

Modified to add:
No, sorry - it's not Nancarrow. :(


I just took a stab at it 'cus Nancarrow is the only composer I know of with a Cornish surname... :)

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic

Written By: CatwomanofV on 03/03/06 at 6:25 pm

#5 Orff
#37 Grieg



Cat

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic

Written By: FaultyDog on 03/03/06 at 6:52 pm


#5 Orff
#37 Grieg



Cat


Those two are correct, Cat! :)

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic

Written By: maddog on 03/04/06 at 7:08 am

Hmmm not exactly my forte Henk but some "good tunes" here nonetheless!

#34 Nessun Dorma - Puccini
(known to all English football fans as the theme tune to the BBC coverage of the 1990 World Cup, where we woz robbed again by them pesky Germans  ::) )

#43 Spartacus - Katchachurian
(not sure about the spelling but I know he also wrote "Sabre Dance" which had a rock version hit in the early 70s by Dave Edmunds)

#45 Tannhauser - Wagner

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic

Written By: FaultyDog on 03/04/06 at 9:59 am


Hmmm not exactly my forte Henk but some "good tunes" here nonetheless!

#34 Nessun Dorma - Puccini
(known to all English football fans as the theme tune to the BBC coverage of the 1990 World Cup, where we woz robbed again by them pesky Germans  ::) )

#43 Spartacus - Katchachurian
(not sure about the spelling but I know he also wrote "Sabre Dance" which had a rock version hit in the early 70s by Dave Edmunds)

#45 Tannhauser - Wagner


Never mind the spelling, Graham - you got those three correct! :)

The adagio from "Spartacus" is perhaps best known as the tune for the tv series "The Onedin Line".

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/04/06 at 1:24 pm

#14 Ronald Binge
#27 L

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic

Written By: loki 13 on 03/04/06 at 3:04 pm

Hi Henk, great quiz, I know quite a few already taken,some not
taken and i'm not quite sure of and these guesses:
#6...Hubert Bath?
#13..Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart?
#15..Emil Waldteufel? (spelling?)
#47..John Philip Sousa?

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic

Written By: FaultyDog on 03/04/06 at 5:11 pm


#14 Ronald Binge
#27 L

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic

Written By: FaultyDog on 03/04/06 at 5:15 pm


Hi Henk, great quiz, I know quite a few already taken,some not
taken and i'm not quite sure of and these guesses:
#6...Hubert Bath?
#13..Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart?
#15..Emil Waldteufel? (spelling?)
#47..John Philip Sousa?


If these are just "guesses",  they're excellent guesses! :) I was thinking these would be hard(er) to get, but there you are proving me wrong!

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic

Written By: FaultyDog on 03/04/06 at 5:34 pm


Five out of six, Philip.  :) It's not Franz Liszt I'm thinking of for #30, but you could be right too. I'll have to check.


I've done checking, and it's definitely not Franz Liszt - sorry. I think you may have confused "Liebesleid" with Liszt's  "Liebestraum". :-\\

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic

Written By: loki 13 on 03/04/06 at 6:23 pm


If these are just "guesses",  they're excellent guesses! :) I was thinking these would be hard(er) to get, but there you are proving me wrong!


My love for ELP and New York Times crossword puzzles Taught me alot
about composers.I knew Bath,Mozart and Sousa, It was Waldteufel that
I was only about 90% sure of.

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic

Written By: Sister Morphine on 03/04/06 at 6:40 pm

Giselle - Adolphe Adam
Liebesleid - Fritz Kreisler
Rusalka - Antonin Dvorak
Thais - Jules Massenet
I Lombardi - Guiseppe Verdi
Ga

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic

Written By: FaultyDog on 03/05/06 at 10:42 am


Giselle - Adolphe Adam
Liebesleid - Fritz Kreisler
Rusalka - Antonin Dvorak
Thais - Jules Massenet
I Lombardi - Guiseppe Verdi
Ga

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic

Written By: FaultyDog on 03/05/06 at 10:55 am

I just received a PM from Philip Eno, who provided me with the correct answer for #20 (Jacques Offenbach).

I also found that Massine did a choreography for the ballet of this piece.

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic (LIMIT'S OFF!!)

Written By: FaultyDog on 03/10/06 at 6:40 pm

This quiz needs a little bump. I've removed the limit, so have another go. :)

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic (LIMIT'S OFF!!)

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/11/06 at 12:54 am

I will answer one at a time to make it farer for others.

#19 Charles Gounod. This music was used for the Alfred Hitchcock television programmes.

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic (LIMIT'S OFF!!)

Written By: FaultyDog on 03/11/06 at 3:00 am


I will answer one at a time to make it farer for others.

#19 Charles Gounod. This music was used for the Alfred Hitchcock television programmes.


True, and true. :)

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic (LIMIT'S OFF!!)

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/11/06 at 2:52 pm


I will answer one at a time to make it farer for others.


Oh, take two at a time. I give my share to you, 'cause I sure don't know the rest!

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic (LIMIT'S OFF!!)

Written By: FaultyDog on 03/11/06 at 3:00 pm


Oh, take two at a time. I give my share to you, 'cause I sure don't know the rest!


There's still some "big" names left (Beethoven, Haydn, Schubert...). ::)

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic (LIMIT'S OFF!!)

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/11/06 at 3:01 pm


There's still some "big" names left (Beethoven, Haydn, Schubert...). ::)


I trust they're there, but I've no clue where.  :-[

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic (LIMIT'S OFF!!)

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/11/06 at 3:40 pm

I need time to think.

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic (LIMIT'S OFF!!)

Written By: FaultyDog on 03/15/06 at 4:51 pm

BUMPED with a set of hints...

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic (LIMIT'S OFF!!)

Written By: Sister Morphine on 03/15/06 at 5:03 pm

Rusalka and Ludmilla - Glinka
Stabet Mater - Poulenc (although, I thought Verdi had done this one)
Der Freischutz - von Weber
Orpheus und Eurydike - Gluck

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic (LIMIT'S OFF!!)

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/16/06 at 2:04 am

Die Sch

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic (LIMIT'S OFF!!)

Written By: FaultyDog on 03/16/06 at 10:45 am


Rusalka and Ludmilla - Glinka
Der Freischutz - von Weber
Orpheus und Eurydike - Gluck


Those three are correct. :)



Stabet Mater - Poulenc (although, I thought Verdi had done this one)


It's neither Verdi nor Poulenc that I'm looking for. :(



Die Sch

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic (LIMIT'S OFF!!)

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/16/06 at 12:06 pm

#29. Les Soirees de Nazelles by Francis Poulenc

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic (LIMIT'S OFF!!)

Written By: FaultyDog on 03/16/06 at 12:51 pm


#29. Les Soirees de Nazelles by Francis Poulenc


Another correct answer, Philip!

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic (LIMIT'S OFF!!)

Written By: FaultyDog on 03/22/06 at 4:59 pm

Maybe I should just reveal the remaining answers...? ???

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic (LIMIT'S OFF!!)

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/22/06 at 5:04 pm


Maybe I should just reveal the remaining answers...? ???


Oh, well, I was hoping not to have to do this, but... here comes the return of my Olympic-style play! I will now blindly attempt to match these composers ;)

8. Suppe
11. Kabalevski
16. Strauss
22. Schrammel
24. Anderson
26. Schubert
31. Pergolesi
32. Zeller
44. Mendelssohn
48. Wolf
52. Beethoven

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic (LIMIT'S OFF!!)

Written By: FaultyDog on 03/22/06 at 5:14 pm


Oh, well, I was hoping not to have to do this, but... here comes the return of my Olympic-style play! I will now blindly attempt to match these composers ;)

8. Suppe
11. Kabalevski
16. Strauss
22. Schrammel
24. Anderson
26. Schubert
31. Pergolesi
32. Zeller
44. Mendelssohn
48. Wolf
52. Beethoven


They're all wrong... :\'(

I have a feeling this could go on for awhile... ;D

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic (LIMIT'S OFF!!)

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/22/06 at 5:19 pm


They're all wrong... :\'(

I have a feeling this could go on for awhile... ;D


Oh, I foresee a good long time of this! :)

8. Kabalevski
11. Suppe
16. Schrammel
22. Strauss
24. Zeller
26. Pergolesi
31. Schubert
32. Anderson
44. Beethoven
48. Walton
52. Mendelssohn

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic (LIMIT'S OFF!!)

Written By: Paul on 03/22/06 at 5:29 pm

Having another look, I'm pretty certain that...

#32. is Leroy Anderson

...who I never really thought of as a 'classical' composer, but I suppose in a way, he is!

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic (LIMIT'S OFF!!)

Written By: FaultyDog on 03/23/06 at 1:48 pm


Oh, I foresee a good long time of this! :)


11. Suppe
32. Anderson



These two are correct, Andrew.  :D

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic (LIMIT'S OFF!!)

Written By: FaultyDog on 03/23/06 at 1:50 pm


Having another look, I'm pretty certain that...

#32. is Leroy Anderson

...who I never really thought of as a 'classical' composer, but I suppose in a way, he is!


You ARE right, but unfortunately you were just beaten to it by Windbreaker... :(

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic (LIMIT'S OFF!!)

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/23/06 at 2:03 pm

8. Mendelssohn Bartholdy
16. Beethoven
22. Kabalevski
24. Wolf
26. Schrammel
31. Strauss
44. Pergolesi
48. Zeller
52. Schubert

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic (LIMIT'S OFF!!)

Written By: FaultyDog on 03/23/06 at 4:19 pm


8. Mendelssohn Bartholdy
16. Beethoven
22. Kabalevski
24. Wolf
26. Schrammel
31. Strauss
44. Pergolesi
48. Zeller
52. Schubert


One correct answer again. We're getting there... slowly...

PS: Don't forget #12 is also still unanswered. ::)

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic (LIMIT'S OFF!!)

Written By: Windbreaker05 on 03/23/06 at 5:33 pm

8. Schrammel
12. Strauss
16. Kabalevski
22. Mendelssohn Bartholdy
24. Walton
26. Zeller
31. Beethoven
48. Schubert
52. Wolf

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic (LIMIT'S OFF!!)

Written By: FaultyDog on 03/24/06 at 1:08 pm


8. Schrammel
12. Strauss
16. Kabalevski
22. Mendelssohn Bartholdy
24. Walton
26. Zeller
31. Beethoven
48. Schubert
52. Wolf


Only the one, I'm afraid...

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic (LIMIT'S OFF!!)

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/24/06 at 2:43 pm

#16. Festgesang an die K√ľnstler means Fixed singing to the artists and I do not know!

#26. Kaiserwalzer must the Emporer Waltz by Johann Strauss II

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic (LIMIT'S OFF!!)

Written By: FaultyDog on 03/24/06 at 4:17 pm


#16. Festgesang an die K

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic (LIMIT'S OFF!!)

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/25/06 at 1:06 pm


Malcolm McLaren used parts of the Emperor's Waltz for "Something's Jumpin' In My Shirt" (with the Bootzilla Orchestra & Lisa Marie).
MM also used Puccini in another of his hits.

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic (LIMIT'S OFF!!)

Written By: FaultyDog on 03/25/06 at 4:25 pm


MM also used Puccini in another of his hits.


Un Bel Di Vedremo, yes. :)

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic (LIMIT'S OFF!!)

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/25/06 at 4:30 pm


Un Bel Di Vedremo, yes. :)
One Fine DAy?

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic (LIMIT'S OFF!!)

Written By: FaultyDog on 03/25/06 at 4:39 pm


One Fine DAy?


That was the subtitle indeed.

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic (last answers given)

Written By: FaultyDog on 03/28/06 at 1:12 pm

You have surprised me with this quiz. I didn't think it would take off at all... But in the end there were only a few left.

I've revealed the remaining ones.



FYI: we (that is, the choir that I sing in) have performed (parts of) numbers 7, 10, 12, 13, 16, 22, 25 and 45 from this quiz.

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic (last answers given)

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/28/06 at 1:14 pm

A good and enjoyable quiz, any chance of more?

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic (last answers given)

Written By: FaultyDog on 03/28/06 at 1:27 pm


A good and enjoyable quiz, any chance of more?


I don't think so. I've already used the best known classic composers in this quiz, so a new one would have to contain obscure ones.


...Or maybe not.  :-\\


Hmmm. I'll think about it.

Subject: Re: Inthe00s Goes Classic (last answers given)

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/28/06 at 1:29 pm


I don't think so. I've already used the best known classic composers in this quiz, so a new one would have to contain obscure ones.


...Or maybe not.  :-\\


Hmmm. I'll think about it.
you have given me an idea for a quiz, but it will need some working out.

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