The Great Pianists Quiz

Harold C. Schonberg
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Questions 1-5 of 25:

1.

What term refers to any object which produces a sound when hit with an implement, shaken, rubbed, scraped, or by any other action which sets the object into vibration? (from Chapters XXX through XXXII)

2.

In what decade did America discourage pupils away from European schools like Paris Conservatoire? (from Chapters XIV through XIX)

3.

Who sought ideal music he could play and compose and eventually settled on Mozart's twelve piano concertos at farewell concerts in 1922? (from Chapters XXVI and XXVII)

4.

What term refers to an individual who possesses outstanding technical ability in the fine arts, at singing or playing a musical instrument? (from Chapters XXVIII and XXIX)

5.

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

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