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Musical Quotes - First Movement

written by: shimonbentzvi
A very difficult quiz on quotes by musicians and quotes on music.

Question 1:

What author of fine plays and screenplays stated, "If Beethoven had been killed in a plane crash at age 22 it would have changed the history of music ... and of aviation."?
Eugne O'Neill
Michael Feinstein
Tom Stoppard
David Mamet

Question 2:

Who made this confession: "I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to."?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Elvis Presley
Merle Haggard
Hank Williams
Frank Zappa

Question 3:

This musician said, "I don't like country music, but I don't mean to denigrate those who do. And for those people who like country music, denigrate means "put down."
Buddy Rich
Bob Newhart
Frank Sinatra
Duke Ellington

Question 4:

Who rote the line "If music be the food of love, play on"?

Question 5:

Who made this remark: "Most rock journalism is people who can't write, interviewing people who can't talk, for people who can't read."?
Lou Reed
Kurt Cobain
Frank Zappa
Lenny Bruce

Question 6:

Who stated: "Music and silence combine strongly because music is done with silence and silence is full of music."?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Lou Reed
Marcel Marceau
Duke Ellington
Yo-Yo Ma

Question 7:

This person, often associated with Gonzo journalism, said, "The music business is a cruel and shallow money trench, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free, and good men die like dogs. There's also a negative side."
Hunter S. Thompson
Lenny Bruce
Steven Wright
Jerry Lewis

Question 8:

What musician gave this advice: "Master your instrument, master the music, and then forget all that crap and just play."?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Rolland Hanna
Stan Getz
Dizzy Gilespie
Charlie Parker

Question 9:

Who gave this definition of dance: "To leap about to the sound of tittering music, preferably with arms about your neighbor's wife or daughter. There are many kinds of dances, but all those requiring participation of the two sexes have two characteristics in common: they are conspicuously innocent and warmly loved by the vicious."?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Ambrose Bierce
Noah Webster
John David Merriam
Samuel Johnson

Question 10:

This talented jazz musician, who died way too young, said: "Music is your own experience, your own thoughts, your wisdom. If you don't live it, it won't come out of your horn. They teach you there's a boundary line to music. But man, there's no boundary line to art."
Jack Teagarden
Django Rheinhart
Charlie Parker
Louis Armstrong

Question 11:

What composer stated: "Too many pieces of music finish too long after the end."?
Randy Newman
George Gershwin
Aram Shostakovitch
Igor Stravinsky

Question 12:

Who wrote "Let a short Act of Parliament be passed, placing all street musicians outside the protection of the law, so that any citizen may assault them with stones, sticks, knives, pistols, or bombs without incurring any penalty."?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Queen Elizabeth I
George Bernard Shaw
Queen Elizabeth II
Sean O'Casey

Question 13:

What famous lady exclaimed: "Ah music. A magic beyond all we do here!"?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Queen Elizabeth II
J.K. Rowling
Princess Diana
Agatha Christie

Question 14:

What European poet made this remark: "The music at a wedding procession always reminds me of the music of soldiers going into battle."?
Herman Hesse
e.e. cumings
Edmund Spencer
Heinrich Heine

Question 15:

The following words regarding music were said by this great oboe player who had a popular TV show: "Keep it simple, keep it sexy, keep it sad."
Mitch Miller
Lou Rawls
Lou Reed
Mitch Kupchick

Question 16:

What successful artist said: "I don't want you to play me a riff that's going to impress Joe Satriani; give me a riff that makes a kid go out and buy a guitar and learn to play."?
Ozzie Osbourne
Will Smith
Sharon Osbourne

Question 17:

What composer do these words belong to: "There's nothing magic about it. All you have to do is hit the right keys at the right time and the instrument plays itself."?
John Sebastian
Aaron Copeland
Frank Zappa
Johann Sebastian Bach

Question 18:

Name the musician who said: "Albert King wasn't my brother in blood, but he sure was my brother in blues."  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)

Question 19:

What guitarist said, "I always wanted to create music that was so different that my mother could tell me from anyone else."?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Eric Clapton
Wes Mongomery
Earl Klugh
Les Paul

Question 20:

Who made this remark about music: "Music makes one feel so romantic - at least it always gets on one's nerves-which is the same thing nowadays."?
Oscar Wilde
Ernest Hemingway
Frank Zappa
Earl Flatt

Question 21:

Select the Bob Dylan quote.
"The amount of money one needs is terrifying."
"I love Beethoven, especially the poems."
"Life can't be all bad when for ten dollars you can buy all the Beethoven Sonatas and listen to them for ten years."
"Chaos is a friend of mine."

Question 22:

What is the birth name of the person quoted here: "I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music."
Albert King
Albert Einstein
Albert Brooks
B.B. King

Question 23:

Who said: "You're talking to someone who really understands rock music."
Tipper Gore
George W. Bush
Elvis Costello
Ozzy Osbourne


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