Can You Play The Violin Like These People?

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Can You Play The Violin Like These People?

Learning to play the violin is not easy. It requires discipline and patience but the reward that comes with it is so fulfilling. These people have certainly mastered playing the violin and the music they provide to us is exquisite. Can you tell who is who in this quiz?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who performed entire concertos at the age of 5?
    • A. 

      Midori Goto

    • B. 

      Joshua Bell

    • C. 

      Sarah Chang

    • D. 

      Hilary Hahn

  • 2. 
    Which of these world class violinist is also a concert pianist?
    • A. 

      Julia Fischer

    • B. 

      Nigel Kennedy

    • C. 

      Ann-Sophie Mutter

    • D. 

      Ginette Neveu

  • 3. 
    Where was Eugene Ysaye from?
    • A. 

      Bulgaria

    • B. 

      Austria

    • C. 

      Germany

    • D. 

      Belgium

  • 4. 
    Who has been made an International Goodwill Ambassador by Unicef?
    • A. 

      Niccolo Paganini

    • B. 

      David Oistrahk

    • C. 

      Maxim Vengerov

    • D. 

      Isaac Stern

  • 5. 
    Who managed to escape from the KGB during a concert tour in Finland?
    • A. 

      Viktoria Mullova

    • B. 

      Anne-Sophie Mutter

    • C. 

      Sarah Chang

    • D. 

      Julia Fischer

  • 6. 
    Which of the following violinst is regarded as Romania's most important musician?
    • A. 

      Fritz Kreisler

    • B. 

      Jascha Heifetz

    • C. 

      Midori Goto

    • D. 

      George Enescu

  • 7. 
    Who is a Bach specialist on this list?
    • A. 

      Sarah Change

    • B. 

      Janine Jansen

    • C. 

      Anne-Sophie Mutter

    • D. 

      Viktoria Mullova

  • 8. 
    Where is Anne-Sophie Mutter from?
    • A. 

      Australia

    • B. 

      Belgium

    • C. 

      Germany

    • D. 

      Austria

  • 9. 
    Who wrote the most popular cadenza for Beethoven's Violin Concerto in D?
    • A. 

      David Ostrakh

    • B. 

      Niccolo Paganini

    • C. 

      Sarah Chang

    • D. 

      Fritz Kreisler

  • 10. 
    Who referred to his violin as the 'cannon violin'?
    • A. 

      Joshua Bell

    • B. 

      David Oistrakh

    • C. 

      Niccolo Paganini

    • D. 

      Itzhak Perlman

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