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The Dreaded Opera Quiz

written by: Jeopardybound
 
It's finally time I've covered the highly avoided subject of opera. It tends to strike fear in the layman, including yours truly, but don't worry as I will only touch upon the fundamentals of the subject. As always my fellow trivia enthusiasts, good luck, and in this case, you might actually need it!

Question 1:


What famous 18th century Austrian composer's operas were catalogued by K numbers and included such greats as "Don Giovanni" and "The Marriage of Figaro"?
Beethoven
Bach
Mozart
Handel

Question 2:


Which two act opera of "clowns" is Ruggero Leoncavallo's most famous work?
Pagliacci
1812 Overture
Hungarian Rhapsodies
Madame Butterfly

Question 3:


What 19th century Italian composer based his opera "Lucia di Lammermoor" on Sir Walter Scott's novel "The Bride of Lammermoor"?
Raphael
Gaetano Donizetti
Giuseppe Verdi
M.C. Escher

Question 4:


Featuring Figaro, what opera buffa by Gioachino Rossini is based on Pierre Beaumarchais's French comedy?
The Marriage of Figaro
Aida
The Barber of Seville
F Troop

Question 5:


Who is the missing "B" in the following list of famous classical music composers known as the "Three Bs": Beethoven, Bach, and who else?
Brahms
Bernoulli
Bulow
Botticelli

Question 6:


Which 19th century German composer is responsible for creating the 4 opera saga titled "The Ring Cycle"?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Felix Mendelsson
Richard Wagner
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Question 7:


Perhaps, most famous for "Aida", which Italian was one of the 19th century's most preeminent composers?
Maurice Ravel
Marco Amelia
Giuseppe Verdi
Umberto Eco

Question 8:


What was the name of the only opera composed by the almighty Beethoven?
Eyes Wide Shut
Fidelio
Night on Bald Mountain
Eroica

Question 9:


What 19th century French composer gave the world his masterpiece "Carmen" circa 1875?
Francois Truffaut
Edvard Grieg
Honore de Balzac
Georges Bizet

Question 10:


Perhaps most noted for his "Swan Lake", which 19th century Russian composer created the opera "Eugene Onegin"?
Leonid Brezhnev
Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Igor Stravinsky
Mikhail Baryshnikov

 


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