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

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match quiz  Places in Classical Music 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, davejacobs, Apr 01 21

In this quiz, the composer of a piece of music has referenced a particular place which may possibly have influenced him, in naming it. Can you identify the place from the description?
Apr 01 21
186 plays
trivia quiz  Temporal Rift 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, reedy, Feb 14 12

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?
reedy gold member
4512 plays
match quiz  My Country 'Tis Of Thee 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, stedman, Mar 29 21

Many classical composers have written pieces, such as tone poems and overtures, that are inspired by the landscape, history, and folklore of the country of their birth. Can you match these composers with their patriotic works?
stedman editor
Mar 29 21
141 plays
trivia quiz  That Glorious Song of Old cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, rossian, Oct 23 17

Some of the best loved songs and arias come from opera, operettas and oratorios. Come for a musical journey with me to visit some of the best known songs of old.
rossian editor
Oct 23 17
1935 plays
trivia quiz  Listening to Music the Classical Way 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Buddy1, Dec 21 19

One of the greatest types of music is that of classical music. Recall (or perhaps learn about) just a few of them when you take this quiz.
Buddy1 gold member
Dec 21 19
1437 plays
trivia quiz  Music By The Numbers 3: Operations 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, mathbear, Apr 23 21

This is the culmination of the three-part series "Music by the Numbers". In this version, you will have to remember two (or more) numbers from music, and then perform a simple operation with those numbers, such as addition or division.
Apr 23 21
75 plays
trivia quiz  Surprising Facts Behind Popular Classics cool 25 questions
Average, 25 Qns, jouen58, Mar 01 19

Are you a classical music "dummy" who has occasionally wondered about the various classical pieces which turn up in movies, on TV, at weddings, etc? This quiz is for you. Good luck!
Mar 01 19
4812 plays
match quiz  Music from the Seventies - the 1870s, That Is cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, JanIQ, Dec 05 20

A Flemish advertisement for milk stated "Everyone prefers to dance to the music of their youth". So apparently I was young in the 1870s. Match the oeuvre to the composer and have fun.
JanIQ gold member
Dec 05 20
159 plays
trivia quiz  Great Choral Music Editor choice cool 25 questions
Tough, 25 Qns, jouen58, Mar 26 17

This quiz deals with the greatest works of both sacred and secular choral music from the Renaissance to the 20th century. Good luck and enjoy!
Mar 26 17
3222 plays
trivia quiz  Back to the Fugue Editor choice 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, celicadriver, Oct 15 11

How do you pronounce "fugue"? Say the word "few" and add a hard G (like at the end of "dog") to the end. Now that we've covered that, we can move on to questions like "What are some features of fugues?" and "What are some famous fugues"?
1665 plays
trivia quiz  Classical Music--Symphonic Nicknames 15 questions
Average, 15 Qns, Pat6789, Aug 09 02

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.
3597 plays
trivia quiz  Famous Pieces of Music 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, billybob87, Jun 29 13

I'll give you the name of a piece, and you tell me who wrote it.
2664 plays
trivia quiz  Classical Music 101 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Alba66, Jun 08 14

These classical melodies are so great that they will live forever. Do you think you know these masterpieces? Good luck and I hope you enjoy.
1398 plays
trivia quiz  Alphabet of Musical Oddities cool 25 questions
Average, 25 Qns, Lottie1001, Jul 19 18

Composers, conductors, instruments or musical instructions from A to Z. Can you find the odd one out in these sets? Nearly all of them are taken from the world of classical music.
Lottie1001 gold member
Jul 19 18
1542 plays
trivia quiz  Classical Music Trivia 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, lucyz, Mar 23 18

This quiz is about different composers and orchestral works. Enjoy!
Mar 23 18
2700 plays
trivia quiz  The Invasion of Classical Music 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, triviasoprano, Jun 20 20

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?
Jun 20 20
2175 plays
trivia quiz  Classical Musical Classics 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, richicago, Nov 13 11

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.
1533 plays
trivia quiz  The Curse of the Ninth Symphony cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, stedman, Dec 19 08

Beethoven completed nine symphonies before his death. Since then, some composers have been superstitious about reaching this total, and a surprising number have in fact failed to make it to number ten. This quiz tests your knowledge of some of them.
stedman editor
2100 plays
trivia quiz  Classical Music Volume 1 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, mkp51, Jul 21 06

Here are some classical music questions that I think you'll enjoy...
2286 plays
trivia quiz  Ten Great Violinists cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, stedman, May 02 09

From the start of the nineteenth century to the present day, many great solo violinists have made their mark in the world of classical music. This quiz tests your knowledge of just ten of them.
stedman editor
1431 plays
trivia quiz  A Symphony of Animals cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, stedman, Jul 22 11

This quiz, inspired by an Author Challenge by kyleisalive, features a brief survey of animals in classical music. How many do you recognize?
stedman editor
1143 plays
trivia quiz  Classical Music in Popular Culture cool 20 questions
Average, 20 Qns, Akhnaten, Feb 02 13

Classical music is not just heard in the symphony hall. The work of the classical masters is often used in movies and popular songs. In this quiz you will be asked to identify classical works and their composers used in movies and popular recordings.
1629 plays
trivia quiz  Know Your Classical Music Forms 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, chalcedony, May 06 20

Calling classical music connoisseurs and choristers. Identify each form of classical music by definition.
May 06 20
150 plays
trivia quiz  The World's Greatest Conductors cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, stedman, Mar 08 13

In the world of Western classical music, the phenomenon of the conductor as superstar really dates from the early part of the twentieth century. How many of these famous maestros can you identify?
stedman editor
1488 plays
trivia quiz  Ten Great Pianists cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, stedman, May 26 11

As a solo instrument, the piano is second to none in classical music, and many internationally famed players have made their mark as performers. This quiz tests your knowledge of just ten of them.
stedman editor
1104 plays
trivia quiz  Orchestras of the World cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, stedman, Apr 14 11

There are many first-class orchestras active throughout the world today. Can you identify some of the most famous from these clues?
stedman editor
1896 plays
trivia quiz  Light Classics 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Serenesh, Nov 08 18

This is a very light hearted quiz about classical music. I hope you enjoy it.
Serenesh gold member
Nov 08 18
288 plays
match quiz  Classical Soundtracks cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, JanIQ, Nov 03 16

What would a movie be without music? Here are ten movies in which the music of a classical composer is used prominently. Match the composer to the movie and have fun.
JanIQ gold member
Nov 03 16
453 plays
trivia quiz  Dead Music cool 25 questions
Tough, 25 Qns, anselm, Feb 24 05

I don't do music by living, breathing humans on the whole, so here's one about music and composers who've by-and-large well and truly snuffed it.
1716 plays
trivia quiz  Classical Music Volume 2 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, mkp51, May 24 08

Here are some more classical music questions that I think you'll enjoy...
1821 plays
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