Are You Ready To Take The Aaron Copland Quiz?

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Are You Ready To Take The Aaron Copland Quiz?

Do you think that you are ready to answer questions concerning the personal life, achievements, and works of popular American music composer, writer, conductor, and teacher, Aaron Copland in this trivia quiz with ten tough questions? Then dive into the world of Aaron Copland and get to know about him.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the name of the opera scenairo inm the Italian-French opera tradition of the time?
    • A. 

      Zenatallo

    • B. 

      Zenatello

    • C. 

      Zentello

    • D. 

      Zenetello

  • 2. 
    The Sculpture of Aaron at Tanglewood was unveiled when?
    • A. 

      2009

    • B. 

      2011

    • C. 

      2010

    • D. 

      2012

  • 3. 
    In which year did Aaron Copland win the Pulitzer award?
    • A. 

      1940

    • B. 

      1942

    • C. 

      1945

    • D. 

      1950

  • 4. 
    Copland's work in the late 1940s and 1950s included use of?
    • A. 

      Schoenberg's ten-tone system

    • B. 

      Schoenberg's nine-tone system

    • C. 

      Schoenberg's twelve-tone system

    • D. 

      Schoenberg's eleven-tone system

  • 5. 
    Whose music showed Copland that the technique could be separated from the "old Wagnerian" aesthetic with which he had associated it previously?
    • A. 

      Pierre Boulez

    • B. 

      Frank Martin

    • C. 

      William Kapell

    • D. 

      Nadia Boulanger

  • 6. 
    What was Aaron Copland sexuality?
    • A. 

      Bisexual

    • B. 

      Gay

    • C. 

      Demisexual

    • D. 

      Heterosexual

  • 7. 
    What disease did Aaron Copland suffer from during his last years?
    • A. 

      Tuberculosis

    • B. 

      Cancer

    • C. 

      Cirrhosis

    • D. 

      Alzheimer

  • 8. 
    In which year did Aaron meet Leonardo Bernstein?
    • A. 

      1945

    • B. 

      1946

    • C. 

      1936

    • D. 

      1937

  • 9. 
    In which year did Aaron Copland win the Academy Award for the Best Original Score?
    • A. 

      1945

    • B. 

      1950

    • C. 

      1946

    • D. 

      1949

  • 10. 
    Which of these Aaron's works won the Pulitzer award in 1945?
    • A. 

      Third Symphony

    • B. 

      A Lincoln Portrait

    • C. 

      The Heiress

    • D. 

       Mice and Men

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