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

There are 221 quizzes and 2,210 trivia questions in this category.
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Trivia Quizzes in category Classical Music
31
Classical Music--Symphonic Nicknames 15 questions

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.
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Pat6789
3498 plays
32
Classically Yours 10 questions

Every artistic genius, brilliant as one may be, needs inspiration. Think you know the secret behind the great classics?
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cdauphinais
435 plays
33
Easy Orff 10 questions

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.
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LilahDeDah
774 plays
34
The Invasion of Classical Music 10 questions

From Bugs Bunny to the silver screen, you have slowly been brainwashed to accept classical music in your daily life without even knowing its true origins. So, who are the composers who penned these catchy tunes?
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triviasoprano
2139 plays
35
Music Generally Speaking 10 questions

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.
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BillMcC
681 plays
36
All in the Family 10 questions

Musical talent runs in certain families. What do you know about these classical composers and their musical family members?
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JanIQ
Jun 22 16
102 plays
37
Sum of the Parts 10 questions

All the answers are numbers, but based on your knowledge of popular classical music. Enjoy!
Tough
bswng
456 plays
38
Have a very Classical Christmas! 10 questions

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
stedman
528 plays
39
Mixed, Musical Bits 10 questions

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.
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Jomarion
441 plays
40
Made in America? You Better Believe It! 15 questions

How well do you know your works by American composers? Take this quiz to find out?
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bmrsnr
474 plays
41
Parts of a Whole 10 questions

Match each musical piece with the larger composition where it can be found.
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chicagojanet
May 10 17
282 plays
42
Bells and Whistles 10 questions

Classical orchestras can be more interesting than you'd think - sometimes you find the most unlikely instruments alongside the violins and clarinets.
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stedman
186 plays
43
Temporal Rift 10 questions

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?
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reedy
4065 plays
44
Classical Musical Classics 10 questions

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.
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richicago
1386 plays
45
Weill Music 10 questions

Kurt Weill's career went from Weimar Cabaret to Broadway. You probably know more than you realise
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andy_smith
216 plays
46
Building the Chamber Ensemble from 1 to 11 10 questions

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.
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celicadriver
138 plays
47
Music for the Human Voice 10 questions

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.
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kevinatilusa
693 plays
48
What do you know about "Ma Vlast (My Fatherland)"? 10 questions

This symphonic poem poetically describes the beauty of the composer's country. How much do you know about this orchestral work?
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joannlee
159 plays
49
The Life and Music of Anton Webern 10 questions

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
jasmine_brown
180 plays
50
From the New World 10 questions

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
fdgla
726 plays
51
Classical Nicknames 10 questions

I give you the names of the pieces and their composers, you supply the work's nickname.
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fdgla
1350 plays
52
Classical Music Volume 2 10 questions

Here are some more classical music questions that I think you'll enjoy...
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mkp51
1575 plays
53
Classical, Baroque, and Romantic Music 10 questions

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!
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klavierstueck
420 plays
54
Edward Elgar 10 questions

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?
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cliveh
291 plays
55
The String Quartet 10 questions

After a long hiatus, I have returned to the quiz-writing fold with a 10-questioner on string quartets and their composers. Enjoy!
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Matve
570 plays
56
Classical Music Volume 1 10 questions

Here are some classical music questions that I think you'll enjoy...
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mkp51
2127 plays
57
Music History for Classical Fanatics 15 questions

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.
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Bartok1
699 plays
58
Symphonic Poems 10 questions

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?
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aiken
627 plays
59
The Orchestra 10 questions

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.
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cliveh
537 plays
60
Popular Classics 10 questions

It need not be "pop music" to be popular. Some classic works and especially fragments of classic works had conquered the world long before there were any charts. Check your knowledge.
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flem-ish
1134 plays
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