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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)
Pat6789
3480 plays
32
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)
LilahDeDah
771 plays
33
Classically Yours

Every artistic genius, brilliant as one may be, needs inspiration. Think you know the secret behind the great classics?
Average (10 qns)
cdauphinais
426 plays
34
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)
BillMcC
678 plays
35
Sum of the Parts

All the answers are numbers, but based on your knowledge of popular classical music. Enjoy!
Tough (10 qns)
bswng
453 plays
36
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)
JanIQ
Jun 22 16
90 plays
37
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)
stedman
522 plays
38
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)
Jomarion
426 plays
39
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)
bmrsnr
468 plays
40
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)
celicadriver
132 plays
41
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)
reedy
3921 plays
42
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)
richicago
1374 plays
43
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)
cliveh
285 plays
44
Weill Music

Kurt Weill's career went from Weimar Cabaret to Broadway. You probably know more than you realise
Tough (10 qns)
andy_smith
213 plays
45
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)
kevinatilusa
687 plays
46
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)
joannlee
159 plays
47
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)
stedman
180 plays
48
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)
jasmine_brown
180 plays
49
Classical Music Volume 2

Here are some more classical music questions that I think you'll enjoy...
Average (10 qns)
mkp51
1560 plays
50
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)
klavierstueck
408 plays
51
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)
fdgla
714 plays
52
Classical Nicknames

I give you the names of the pieces and their composers, you supply the work's nickname.
Average (10 qns)
fdgla
1341 plays
53
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)
Bartok1
684 plays
54
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)
Matve
570 plays
55
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)
cliveh
531 plays
56
Classical Music Volume 1

Here are some classical music questions that I think you'll enjoy...
Average (10 qns)
mkp51
2106 plays
57
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)
aiken
621 plays
58
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)
pronkh
657 plays
59
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)
Arpeggionist
348 plays
60
Classical Music Innovations

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