Music Mix Fix

Music Mix Fix

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An A Cappella singing group is:

A large group of women accompanied by an organist
A group of men and women accompanied by a full orchestra
An unaccompanied singing group of any size, of any gender
Two women accompanied by an accordion
I don't know

A castrato is:

A solo piece in an opera
A male singer castrated during boyhood to preserve his high voice
A small tin flute played by Nepalese shepherds
A German hymn, especially popular in the Baroque
I don't know

Johann Sebastian Bach(1685-1750) was a composer of which musical era?

I don't know

Which of the following statements about Bach is NOT true?

Bach had 20 children
He had a prominent under-bite
He wrote the Brandenburg Concertos
Bach was the only musically inclined person in his family
His first marriage was to his second cousin, Maria Barbara Bach
I don't know

Leonard Bernstein's 'West Side Story' is based on which Shakespeare play?

The Tempest
Romeo and Juliet
I don't know

Who is Yo Yo Ma?

A gangster rapper from the West Coast
A contemporary cellist
A well known 'qin' (traditional Chinese zither) player
The most famous oboist of the '50's and '60's
I don't know

Who is considered the 'King of Swing'?

Buddy Rich
Red Norvo
Benny Goodman
Artie Shaw
I don't know

Which of the following rock stars was found dead in a bath in Paris in 1971?

Jim Morrison
Jimi Hendrix
Janis Joplin
Mama Cass
I don't know

Who was on the cover of the first issue of 'Rolling Stone' magazine?

Jimi Hendrix
Paul McCartney
Elizabeth Taylor
Jackie Kennedy
John Lennon
I don't know

Who is considered to be the 'Father' of gospel music?

Thomas Dorsey
Marvin Gaye
Thomas Jefferson
Clarence Thomas
I don't know
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