The Great Pianists Quiz

Harold C. Schonberg
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

What album by Glenn Gould is described as combining personality, ideas, bouncing rhythm and fast tempos? (from Chapters XXXVI through XXXVIII)

2.

What Polish piano-player could not play two correct notes in a row and always played fortissimo? (from Chapters XI through XIII)

3.

What German composer and a notable piano virtuoso of the Romantic period studied under Julius Benedict, Carl Czerny, and Simon Sechte? (from Chapters XI through XIII)

4.

Paris Conservatoire rejected what thirteen-year old for being "too savage"? (from Chapters XIV through XIX)

5.

In what year did Isaac Albeniz go to San Francisco before returning to Europe? (from Chapters XXVI and XXVII)

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