Continuous Quiz: High Brow

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Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Postby NickM » Sat Feb 18, 2012 11:03 pm

John is correct with Sweyn Forkbeard.

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Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Postby johnwilson » Sun Feb 19, 2012 11:28 am

Which historical figure connects a play by Georg Buchner and an opera by Gottfried von Einem?

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Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Postby Baldassaro » Mon Feb 20, 2012 9:10 am

Is that Danton, as in Danton's Death?

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Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Postby johnwilson » Tue Feb 21, 2012 10:35 pm

Yes, it is

Ask us another, Paul

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Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Postby Baldassaro » Wed Feb 22, 2012 8:50 am

Thanks John.

Which composer said that in his Te Deum, the organ and the orchestra "converse like pope and emperor"?

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Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Postby davidmfay » Wed Feb 22, 2012 10:42 am

Anton Bruckner?

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Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Postby Baldassaro » Wed Feb 22, 2012 4:06 pm

Afraid not. Earlier and a different nationality.

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Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Postby Baldassaro » Fri Feb 24, 2012 9:16 am

Time for a clue, I think. He wrote a Requiem which has an orchestra even larger than the Te Deum, and a famous autobiography.

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Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Postby Ambassador » Sun Feb 26, 2012 8:43 pm

Wild punt

Salieri?

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Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Postby Baldassaro » Mon Feb 27, 2012 9:36 am

Afraid not, Mr Ambassador. He was French, and VERY romantic...


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