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The Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Classic, Romantic and Modern periods all fall under the heading 'Classical.'   

There are 217 quizzes and 2,170 trivia questions in this category.
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Classical Music--Symphonic Nicknames

Many pieces of symphonic music have been given 'nicknames' either by the composer or by others, e.g. Shubert's Symphony No. 8 is called 'The Unfinished'. Match the symphony with the composer.
Average (15 qns)
3480 plays
Easy Orff

Most of FunTrivia's Classical Music quizzes are wonderful but DIFFICULT! Here's one on a terrific composer that you can do even if you've never heard of Carl Orff and his amazing 20th century compositions.
Average (10 qns)
771 plays
Classically Yours

Every artistic genius, brilliant as one may be, needs inspiration. Think you know the secret behind the great classics?
Average (10 qns)
426 plays
Music Generally Speaking

There are many specialist musical quizzes online. This one isn't about any one area and covers a varied range within the subject matter, avoiding the usual band/pop entries.
Tough (10 qns)
678 plays
Sum of the Parts

All the answers are numbers, but based on your knowledge of popular classical music. Enjoy!
Tough (10 qns)
453 plays
All in the Family

Musical talent runs in certain families. What do you know about these classical composers and their musical family members?
Average (10 qns)
Jun 22 16
90 plays
Have a very Classical Christmas!

Composers through the ages have taken inspiration from Christmas for their musical works. This quiz invites you to identify some of them and their works.
Tough (10 qns)
522 plays
Mixed, Musical Bits

This quiz is a hodgepodge of trivia from the world of classical music. Some of it is well-known and some of it isn't.- See how you get on.
Average (10 qns)
426 plays
Made in America? You Better Believe It!

How well do you know your works by American composers? Take this quiz to find out?
Average (15 qns)
468 plays
Building the Chamber Ensemble from 1 to 11

This quiz is about pieces of music for just one player all the way up to 11 players. Mostly for mixed winds, strings, and/or keyboard, they are from the Baroque era through the 20th century.
Average (10 qns)
132 plays
Temporal Rift

A rift in time opened up right in the middle of my rehearsal - there are composers from the past here right now! Can you help determine which musical period each of these composers need to go back to?
Average (10 qns)
3921 plays
Classical Musical Classics

Classical music is a wonderful source of entertainment for everyone young and old. In this quiz, I will give you a classic, and you give me the name of the composer.
Average (10 qns)
1374 plays
Edward Elgar

Edward Elgar is one of England's most famous and enduring national composers. How much do you know about the life and work of this important musical figure?
Average (10 qns)
285 plays
Weill Music

Kurt Weill's career went from Weimar Cabaret to Broadway. You probably know more than you realise
Tough (10 qns)
213 plays
Music for the Human Voice

From the 11th century motets of Hildegarde von Bingen to the Masses of J.S. Bach to the works of modern composers like Britten and Vaughn Williams, choral and operatic music has provided some of the most powerful and beautiful pieces in existence today.
Average (10 qns)
687 plays
What do you know about "Ma Vlast (My Fatherland)"?

This symphonic poem poetically describes the beauty of the composer's country. How much do you know about this orchestral work?
Average (10 qns)
159 plays
Bells and Whistles

Classical orchestras can be more interesting than you'd think - sometimes you find the most unlikely instruments alongside the violins and clarinets.
Tough (10 qns)
180 plays
The Life and Music of Anton Webern

The music of Webern has probably influenced more 20th century composers than any other. He has always been a favourite of mine so here is a little quiz about him.
Tough (10 qns)
180 plays
Classical Music Volume 2

Here are some more classical music questions that I think you'll enjoy...
Average (10 qns)
1560 plays
Classical, Baroque, and Romantic Music

Whether you are a music veteran or one who just took a music theory class - there is a lot of information about music history in this quiz. Hope you enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
408 plays
From the New World

The United States has been a magnet for European composers for some time. I'll describe the composer and you give me his name.
Easy (10 qns)
714 plays
Classical Nicknames

I give you the names of the pieces and their composers, you supply the work's nickname.
Average (10 qns)
1341 plays
Music History for Classical Fanatics

Here is a quiz about the history of music for all of you nutty music wizards out there! Questions will jump from the 20th century to as far back as the 18th century.
Average (15 qns)
684 plays
The String Quartet

After a long hiatus, I have returned to the quiz-writing fold with a 10-questioner on string quartets and their composers. Enjoy!
Difficult (10 qns)
570 plays
The Orchestra

We have all seen large-scale orchestras performing magnificent pieces of music, both old and new. How did the modern orchestra come into being and how is it made up? This quiz is designed to give some insight into its history.
Difficult (10 qns)
531 plays
Classical Music Volume 1

Here are some classical music questions that I think you'll enjoy...
Average (10 qns)
2106 plays
Symphonic Poems

An 'invention' of Franz Liszt, the symphonic poem was very popular in the second half of the 19th century. Can you name the composer of the following symphonic poems?
Average (10 qns)
621 plays
Who Wrote...?

If you know much about classical music, you shouldn't have any problems with this quiz. I will give you a piece of classical music and a choice of several composers. This is my first quiz, so have fun!
Average (10 qns)
657 plays
Biblical Verse in Classical Settings

This quiz is about settings of Biblical (Old Testament) verse by classical composers. God luck with it!
Difficult (10 qns)
348 plays
Classical Music Innovations

Test your knowledge on innovations in the Classical genre.
Tough (10 qns)
1437 plays
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