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Musical Quotes - Fourth Movement

written by: shimonbentzvi
 
A very difficult quiz, dealing with quotes by musicians and/or about music.

Question 1:


Which animated character said: "Go ahead and play the blues if it'll make you happy." ?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 2:


"Playing "Bop" is like playing Scrabble without the vowels." Which artist said this?
John Coltrane
Duke Ellington
Miles Davis
Dizzy Gillespie

Question 3:


"You just pick a chord, go twang, and you've got music." Which of these performers said this?
Slash
Johann Sebastian Bach
Frank Zappa
Sid Vicious

Question 4:


The following quote belongs to this man: "Music hath charms to soothe the savage breast."
William Shakespeare
William Congreve
Richard Sheridan
Thomas Marlowe

Question 5:


"There is a geometry in the humming of the strings. There is music in the spacing of the spheres." Which of these great men said this?
Igor Stravinsky
Albert Einstein
Johann Sebastian Bach
Pythagoras

Question 6:


Which of these famous musicians does the following quote belong to: "A composer is a guy who goes around forcing his will on unsuspecting air molecules, often with the assistance of unsuspecting musicians."?
Sid Vicious
Frank Zappa
Billy Joel
Bruce Springsteen

Question 7:


The following quote belongs to this man: "When music and courtesy are better understood and appreciated , there will be no war."
Shakespeare
Plato
Frank Zappa
Confucius

Question 8:


"Singing has always seemed to me the most perfect means of expression. It's so spontaneous. And after singing, I think the violin. Since I can not sing, I paint." Who said this?
John Cage
Salvador Dali
Georgia O'Keeffe
Pablo Picasso

Question 9:


Which of these performers does the following quote belong to: "By and large, jazz has always been the man you wouldn't want your daughter to go out with."?
Leonard Bernstein
Duke Ellington
Anais Nin
Elmer Bernstein

Question 10:


Which of these does the following quote belong to: "Hell is full of musical amateurs."?
Sean O'Casey
Bill Nye
George Bernard Shaw
James Joyce

Question 11:


"I've always wanted the sound of Muddy Waters' early recordings - only louder." Who said this?
Jerry Seinfeld
Leonard Bernstein
Elton John
Eric Clapton

Question 12:


"Jazz is the music of the body." Who said this?
Anton Dvorak
Anais Nin
Al Green
August Strindberg

Question 13:


Which of these writers does the following quote belong to: "Music is only love looking for words."?
George Bernard Shaw
Lawrence Durrell
James Joyce
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Question 14:


"One thing the Blues ain't is funny." Which of these performers does this quote belong to?
Stephen Stills
Alvino Ray
Paul McCartney
Ray Charles

Question 15:


Who said: "I may not be a first-class composer but I am a first-class second rate composer."?
Ludwig Von Beethoven
Richard Strauss
Wolfgang A. Mozart
Johann Sebastian Bach

Question 16:


"Jazz will endure just as long as people hear it through their feet instead of through their brains." Which of these men does this quote belong to?
Anais Nin
J. P. Sousa
George W. Bush
Leonard Bernstein

 


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