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1 Russian Opera
Russian operas are not so well-known as the Italian, but there are some true gems to be discovered! Which Russian composer wrote the opera I name?
Average
20 Q
aiken
Aug 17 02
417 plays
2 Famous Italian Operas
No country can be linked more closely with the history of 'opera' and 'bel canto' than Italy. This quiz is exclusively about Italian operas.
Average
10 Q
flem-ish
May 02 02
822 plays
3 French Operas
French Operas may have been more popular in nineteenth century than these days, but still they were a major contribution to the history of the genre. Some names are definitely worth remembering. Check for yourself.
Average
10 Q
flem-ish
May 08 02
468 plays
4 Russian Opera Potpourri
Test your knowledge of the most popular Russian operas... This will be easy if you know the operas, but if you don't, perhaps you will be curious enough to give them a try. The music is worth it. Have fun!
Tough
10 Q
inquizitive
Nov 02 04
219 plays
5 Russian Operas
This quiz deals with the operas written by such composers as Tchaikovsky,Rimsky-Korsakov, Igor Stravinsky. May be less sentimental than some other opera-music, but certainly not less impressive. How well do you know the Slavic operas?
Average
10 Q
flem-ish
May 05 02
294 plays
6 A Night at the Opera
Welcome to the Opera Gala of the Year! This concert will consist of ten operatic pieces, both sung and orchestra-only, each from a different country. You didn't get your hand on the playbill, though, so you'll have to identify the pieces by yourself!
Tough
10 Q
PearlQ19
Jul 22 13
129 plays
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Last Updated Apr 08 14 4:19 AM

Some sample questions from this category:

* In a popular Italian opera 'Nemorino', a shy peasant boy , needs a love-potion to win the heart of his beloved, Adina. A quack of the name of Dulcamara gives him that 'Elisir d'Amore'. Who is the composer?
* In 'L'Elisir d' Amore', the rich and beautiful Adina is about to marry the wrong person (Belcore), when she hears that the shy Nemorino has spent all his money on a love-potion that would win him her heart.What did that love-potion actually contain?
* Which Italian composer wrote operas about 1. a thieving magpie 2. an Italian girl in Algiers 3. a Swiss national hero 4. a famous Assyrian Queen ?
* In which Italian opera does the famous aria 'Casta Diva' occur , in which a Celtic druidess prays to the moon for peace between her people and the Roman occupants of her country because she is in love with the Roman proconsul in Gallia?
* What is the final denouement in Puccini's 'Tosca' ?


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