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Famous Composers and Their Works

written by: Eve
 
Check your knowledge of world famous composers and their works.

Question 1:


Who composed Rhapsody in Blue, which has often been interpreted as a musical portrait of New York City?
George Gershwin
Andrew Lloyd Webber
Gustav Holst
Carl Orff

Question 2:


What Italian Baroque composer and virtuoso violinist was nicknamed The Red Priest?
Domenico Scarlatti
Giuseppe Verdi
Antonio Vivaldi
Gaetano Donizetti

Question 3:


Polish composer Frederic Chopin composed almost exclusively for this musical instrument.
viola
cello
violin
piano

Question 4:


This great German composer spent much of his professional life in Vienna, Austria and was known for his predictable habits, such as his daily visit to his favourite "Red Hedgehog" tavern in Vienna.
George Frideric Handel
Franz Joseph Haydn
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Joahannes Brahms

Question 5:


Best known works by this classical composer include the Brandenburg Concertos, Air on the G String, Toccata and Fugue in D minor.
George Frideric Handel
Ludwig van Beethoven
Ferenz Liszt
Johann Sebastian Bach

Question 6:


Boléro, a one-movement orchestral piece, is this composer's best known work.
Frederick Delius
Claude Debussy
Maurice Ravel
Isaac Albéniz

Question 7:


Who composed The Ring of the Nibelung, a cycle of four German-language epic music dramas?
Robert Schuman
Franz Joseph Haydn
Richard Wagner
Felix Mendelssohn

Question 8:


Which composer is NOT correctly matched with his work?
Eine kleine Nachtmusik ("A little night music")
Hungarian Rhapsody - Franz Liszt
Fidelio - Giacomo Puccini
Carmina Burana - Carl Orf

Question 9:


What nationality was Edvard Grieg, one of the leading Romantic era composers?
Swedish
Norwegian
Austrian
Finnish

Question 10:


When this composer's wife asked Johannes Brahms to sign her autograph-fan, he wrote down the first bars of The Blue Danube waltz, adding "Alas! not by Johannes Brahms". Who composed The Blue Danube?
Arnold Schonberg
Gustav Mahler
Franz Schubert
Johann Strauss II

 


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