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Twentieth Century Classical Music
Twentieth-Century Classical Music
"When you say "classical music", most people think of music before 1900. However there were also a lot of great composers in the twentieth century. Test your knowledge about them."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
What's unusual about Arnold Schönberg's "Second String Quartet"?
It only contains eleven notes.
There's a singer in it.
The strings are tuned differently than usual.
It lasts over two hours.
Which isn't a ballet by Igor Stravinsky?
the Rite of Spring
Which Hungarian composer wrote "Concerto for Orchestra"?
Ernst Von Dohnanyi
Where in Germany does an annual meeting of contemporary composers take place, known as the "Ferienkurse" (Holiday course)? The place was important for the developement of serial music and electronic music.
"4'33" is a composition by John Cage. How many notes does it contain?
Which opera is by Benjamin Britten?
The Seven Deadly Sins
Which modern composer was married to singer Cathy Berberian and wrote a lot of experimental music for her?
Which novel by Gogol was turned into an opera by Dmitry Shostakovich?
The Lady Macbeth from the District Mtensk
What's the first name of Stockhausen, the German composer?
In what country was Iannis Xenakis born?
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Compiled Jun 28 12