Quiz/Master Musicologist

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Date of ShowQuestionAnswer

Master Musicologist

14 Sept 2014 Who was the mystery singer? Jessye Norman

Douglas Gould

30 April 2014 What 19th century composer wrote the requiem we're hearing tonight? Von Suppe

Bruse Eckmann

1 July 2012 Who was Ives' greatest influence? 

 

4/22/12What are Barbara Bonney's hobbies? She golfs, sews (really professionally for her own boutique) and walks her dog.

 

1/15/12Tonight's mystery singer Janet Baker

Congratulations to Bruse Eckmann (guessed correctly in the first 15 minutes of the program!)

1/1/12 Which poet is set in more American art song than any other.Emily Dickinson

Dennis Moore! Many thanks.

25/12/11What was the source of the words for Schubert's Ave Maria? Sir Walter Scott's Lady of the Lake

no answer

18/12/11Who was the singer for whom Poulenc wrote most of his songs? Pierre Bernac

Many thanks to Ryan Hunt

11/12/11What is the name of Beethoven's most famous Bagatelle? Für Elise

Congrats to Eva Ramm!

4/12/11What is the name of tonight's mystery tenor singing Benjamin Britten songs.NOT Peter Pears as so many of you guessed, but rather Phillip Langridge, Pears' successor

No correct answer. Better Luck Next Time!

20/11/11What do Finley & Gauvin have in common?They are both CanadianThanks for the quesses, but no winner.
13/11/11Who is tonight's mystery soprano?Irmgard Seefried No one got it right! Sorry
06/11/11What famous composer conducted the first performance of Liszt's First Piano Concerto?Hector BerliozJamsie Herbert, congrats!