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Take Composers Mixture - The Mixed Quiz ( Scores )
What do you know about this topic? Play this mixed game to try a little bit of everything!
The Dirt on Famous Composers

So you know your composers? You've memorized birth and death dates, you know every piece of music there is, you think you're pretty hot. But do you know anything REALLY interesting about them? Only attempt if you know something about music history.
Average (15 qns)
Dec 15 00
6693 plays
Empedocles Goes Classic - Water

The third element of which the Greek philosopher Empedocles thought is water. Here are some questions on classical music related to water. Have fun.
Average (10 qns)
Mar 14 11
1245 plays
Various Vacancies: Violin Virtuosi

I'd like to hear the following fragments. André Rieu, you're welcome to apply for any of these vacancies - please call me at home.
Average (10 qns)
Nov 27 11
1035 plays
Who's that Composer?

In this Photo Quiz, can you identify these composers from their portraits? I've given you a few other clues as well!
Average (10 qns)
Feb 20 11
2721 plays
Adept, Not Inept

"Was that a mistake?" you wonder, sitting in the concert hall. "Could this great composer have written such a bad composition?" Of course not; it was adept, not inept, and intentionally bad music is a classical tradition! Here are ten questions about it.
Easy (10 qns)
Jul 19 12
279 plays
Notes From a Small Island

A quiz about some classical composers from Britain and/or compositions with a British connection. This is aimed more at the 'Last Night of the Proms' audience than the 'First Night' so shouldn't be too heavy going.
Average (10 qns)
May 28 11
324 plays
The Fifth Symphony

Many composers have written a 5th symphony that has enjoyed much popularity over the years. Okay, now you know the titles; try to guess the correct composer from the clues given. Some clues may be more obvious than others, but I hope you have fun.
Average (10 qns)
Apr 03 10
369 plays
Hear, Again?

In modern times, the creation of cover versions of songs has become quite the rave, but classical composers were also quite adept at quoting themes and entire works to build upon. Let's hear some favorites - again!
Tough (10 qns)
Mar 04 10
687 plays
Music, Maestro!

Here are some interesting everyday facts about some of the greatest composers of classical music who have ever lived.
Average (10 qns)
Oct 16 09
1023 plays
The Dilettante's Guide to Classical Music

Here are fifteen questions about classical music, with an accent on opera. Have fun.
Average (15 qns)
Jul 19 12
411 plays
Empedocles Goes Classic - Earth

The fourth element according to the Greek philosopher Empedocles (after fire, air and water) is earth. Here are some down-to-earth questions on classical music related to earth or to what I'd call dry geography. Have fun.
Average (10 qns)
Apr 04 11
237 plays
Empedocles Goes Classic - Fire

The Greek philosopher Empedocles theorized on four elements: fire, air, water and earth. Here are questions on classical music that somehow are related to fire. Have fun with these sometimes far-fetched questions.
Average (10 qns)
Feb 07 11
225 plays
I've Got An Ear For These Things

This quiz is about ten composers who, through a good ear, have written pieces of music that really have stood the test of time. Enjoy!
Easy (10 qns)
Jul 23 09
885 plays
Classical Composers - Odd One Out

One of the composers listed for each question does not belong. Your job will be to select the odd one out based on the clue given in the question. Good luck and have fun!
Average (10 qns)
Apr 12 08
1479 plays
Classical Gaffes

In this quiz, each question contains a factual error; you need to find the mistake. Good luck!
Average (10 qns)
Dec 24 09
702 plays
The Man Behind the Music.

You know their names, but what do you know about the real man behind the music.... I'll give you some clues, you choose the right man.. easy!
Average (10 qns)
Jun 18 03
3054 plays
Empedocles Goes Classic - Air

Empedocles' second element is the air, with everything above the Earth's surface: sky, heaven, celestial bodies, flying animals,... Here are questions on classical music related somehow to these subjects. Have fun.
Average (10 qns)
Feb 26 11
270 plays
Various Vacancies - Hearing Harps Humours Her

My pet cats love harp music. So do I. Anneleen Lenaerts, I'd like you to come and record the following arias.
Average (10 qns)
Mar 14 12
138 plays
More Classical Composers

More of the familiar classical pieces from movies, TV and radio--but do you know the composer?
Easy (10 qns)
Oct 10 09
666 plays
Another Musical Alphabet

This is my second musical alphabet. Unlike the first one, which related to musical terms and instruments, the subject this time is composers.
Average (20 qns)
Dec 18 04
1335 plays
Ten Yorkshire Composers

The English county of Yorkshire has nurtured many distinguished people, including a number of musical composers in the classical tradition. How many of them can you identify?
Tough (10 qns)
Mar 24 09
468 plays
Twentieth Century Composers

A fairly difficult quiz on 20th century classical composers, most of whom are not household names. In this quiz you will match the composer to their compositions. Good luck!
Average (15 qns)
Aug 19 00
2256 plays
Classical Music: Name the Composer 1

I will give some brief information about a classical composer, and you select from the list of choices.
Easy (10 qns)
Mar 23 08
2118 plays
Classical Composers' Bizarre Deaths

Bizarre but true deaths of the great composers.
Average (10 qns)
Nov 21 02
1818 plays
Famous Composers

If you like Classical music, and you've listened to a lot of the major works of the famous composers, you should do quite well on this quiz.
Easy (15 qns)
Feb 15 02
4269 plays
More Composers Behaving Badly

Some comical, often anecdotal, moments from great composers' lives. Such stories help make these often mythic giants seem more ordinary and human. See if you can spot their more human side too!
Difficult (10 qns)
Mar 20 02
1653 plays
Panis Angelicus

The song "Panis Angelicus" has inspired me for a quiz on food and drink in classical music. Enjoy your party.
Average (10 qns)
Dec 07 09
264 plays
Lesser-Known Classical Composers

Everyone knows Bach, Beethoven and Brahms, etc. How well do you know the much lesser-known composers?
Tough (10 qns)
Dec 04 05
660 plays
The Russian Music School

From the nationalist music of "The Five" to the innovative compositions of Stravinsky and Prokofiev, the Russian Music School has given us some of the finest classical works.
Average (10 qns)
Jan 10 05
543 plays
Composers of Color

The many contributions of men and women of color to the world of serious music is an all too well-kept secret. Hopefully, this quiz will redress the balance a bit. Good Luck!
Tough (10 qns)
Feb 22 05
294 plays
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