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"Amadeus" The Man, The Movie
"This is a quiz on one of the greatest classical music films of all time. See how much you know about "the man... the murder... the movie.""
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Salieri's suicide attempt is discovered by his valet. The actor playing this servant was in another Academy Award winning film by Milos Forman. What was that film?
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Five Easy Pieces
A Clockwork Orange
Man on the Moon
What "miracle" made it possible for Salieri to pursue music in Vienna?
He won the money for travel in a music contest
The Emperor attended his concert
His father choked to death
He was recommended by a fellow composer
When preparing to meet the Emperor in Vienna, how many wigs does Mozart try on?
After Mozart hears Salieri's march of welcome, how does he humiliate Salieri in front of the Emperor?
He corrects and embellishes the march
He produces a march of his own to compare with Salieri's
He tells the Emperor that Salieri's work could use improvement
He tells Salieri that he is the better composer
When Emperor Joseph suggests that Mozart would make a good music teacher for his niece Elizabeth, what protest does Salieri offer?
Salieri could do a much better job
Mozart is too busy composing to have time for students
Mozart is an impatient teacher
Choosing Mozart might look like the Emperor is playing favorites
What was so special about the samples of work Stanze brought Salieri?
They had been composed in a fast period of time
They were originals, but had no errors or erase marks
They were written in many different music styles
They were technically very challenging
What game does Mozart play with his father, Stanze, and their friends at the party?
Pin the tail on the donkey
What is the servant measuring in the opening scene of "The Marriage of Figaro?"
The space for his wedding bed
A bookshelf for the library
A rug for the dining room
During the final act of "The Marriage of Figaro," something happens that Salieri considers another miracle. What is it?
The audience leaves
The Emperor yawns
The actors stumble over their music
The scenery falls apart
In the opera "Don Giovanni," who is the ghost in black armour supposed to represent?
Mozart's best friend, Schikaneder, convinces him to compose an opera about fantasy and magic. The actor playing Schikaneder, Simon Callow, gained national attention some years after "Amadeus" with which part?
Dominick in "Dominick and Eugene"
Ed Rooney in "Ferris Bueller's Day Off"
Omar Suarez in "Scarface"
Gareth in "Four Weddings and a Funeral"
What excuse does Mozart give his wife Stanze for not finishing the "Requiem?"
He says it's killing him
He says he does not have the time to do it
He tells her he has more important works to finish
He says that it is too difficult
When Mozart is sick in bed, Salieri asks if he can help. Mozart replies that there is something that Salieri can do. What is that?
Salieri fetches Stanze fo help him
Salieri finishes Mozart's "Requiem" on his own.
Salieri pays for a doctor
Salieri physically writes the "Requiem" while Mozart describes it
Why does Mozart ask for Salieri's forgiveness?
He was jealous of Salieri's popularity with the Emperor
He was ashamed of his cruel taunts at Salieri's poor musicianship
He thought Salieri did not care for him or his music
He felt that Salieri was a better musician than he gave him credit for
How does Salieri finally view himself at the end?
The Prince of Musical Envy
An innocent man
The Patron Saint of Mediocrities
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Compiled Jun 28 12