Top Music History Quizzes & Trivia

Music has been around for as long as humans have. Do you think you know a lot about music history? Did you know that the earliest records of music are folk and tribal songs that have been passed down for generations? The first “instrument” was the human voice, but people have been using objects as percussion instruments for nearly as long.
 
Did you know that the first known created instruments date back over 40,000 years? Flutes carved of bone have been in Slovenian caves that are between 43,000 and 45,000 years old! Throughout history, most music was religious or ceremonial in nature, used to pass down historical events and beliefs. If you think you’re ready, why don’t you try out some of our quizzes and see if you are in tune with our answers?

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  • Johann Sebastian Bach belongs to the  ___________________ era.
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  • George Frederic Handel belongs to the ___________________ era.
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  • Franz Joseph Haydn belongs to the ____________________ era.
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  • Frederick Chopin wrote most of his music for the following instrument(s).
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  • What are the dates of the Romantic Period in Music History?
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  • What does the term "Nationalism" mean?
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  • Who wrote the Clock symphony?
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  • The following theme is from:
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  • Public speaking was included in the Seven Liberal Arts of ancient Greece.
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  • What was the original name of the Music Educators National Conference?
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  • Todays system of rating music videos could most likely trace its roots to the...
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