Composer Scavenger Hunt

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 172

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Scavenger Hunt Quizzes & Trivia

You will find the answers to these questions on the website Classics for Kids. (http://www. Classicsforkids. Com) Find the composers listed in BOLD, and fill in the missing word(s) EXACTLY AS IT APPEARS in the sentence. Keep that website open while you answer the following questions about some very famous composers. Happy Hunting!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Edward Elgar wrote this famous march, ____________________, heard at graduation ceremonies throughout the world.
  • 2. 
    One of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's most famous pieces is the ____________________________, from the opera Tsar Saltan.
  • 3. 
    Leonard Bernstein also loved to compose musical theater. His musicals include "On The Town," "Wonderful Town," and _______________________.
  • 4. 
    Johann Strauss, Jr. was born in ________________________, where his father was an enormously famous musician.
  • 5. 
    Nadezhda von Meck didn't want to meet Piotr Tchaikovsky. For  ________________, they only communicated by writing letters to each other. 
  • 6. 
    Charles Ives did not become a professional composer. Instead, he was a highly successful businessman in the early days of _______________________________.
  • 7. 
    Wolfgand Amadeus Mozart and his sister _______________ (known as Nannerl) traveled all over Europe performing for royalty.
  • 8. 
    Even though a __________________ kept Robert Schumann from becoming a concert pianist, there was still a famous pianist in the house -- his wife Clara.
  • 9. 
    There's a story that when Frederic Chopin left his native country, his friends gave him some  _____________ soil, which he carried around with him for the rest of his life.
  • 10. 
    George Gershwin composed his most famous work, _________________________, in 1924, the same year he also had a hit show on Broadway