Continuous Quiz: High Brow

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Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Postby Ambassador » Mon Feb 27, 2012 10:20 pm

It's a long time since I blagged Music O level.... is it Hector Berlioz?

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Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Postby Baldassaro » Tue Feb 28, 2012 8:50 am

That's correct. Over to you, Your Excellency...

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Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Postby Ambassador » Wed Feb 29, 2012 6:20 pm

Berlioz wrote an opera called The Trojans. Proverbially, they worked hard. But who was the Soviet miner whose hard work was mythologised to inspire his compatriots?

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Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Postby NickM » Wed Feb 29, 2012 11:29 pm

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Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Postby Ambassador » Thu Mar 01, 2012 10:37 am

Appropriately taken by someone on the night shift!

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Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Postby NickM » Thu Mar 01, 2012 3:28 pm

Titian's painting Diana and Callisto is in the news. According to Greek myth, Callisto ended up in the night sky as which constellation?

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Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Postby howardtelstar » Fri Mar 02, 2012 12:38 pm

Ursa Major.

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Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Postby NickM » Fri Mar 02, 2012 3:44 pm

Yes, it is the Great Bear.

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Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Postby howardtelstar » Sat Mar 03, 2012 3:19 pm

What was by one definition the first gramphone record to sell a million copies, although different recordings of the same song were amassed to pass the milion mark?

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Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Postby neilmac » Sun Mar 04, 2012 3:24 pm

White Christmas?


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