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Composer Trivia Quiz - Easy

1) This composer is famous for composing the music for "The Nutcracker" ballet.
a) Rachmaninoff
b) Haydn
c) Tchaikovsky
d) Mendelssohn

2) This composer was an German organist that wrote "Toccata and Fugue in d minor".
a) Handel
b) Ravel
c) Haydn
d) J.S. Bach

3) This composer wrote a staggering 104 symphonies.
a) Haydn
b) Mozart
c) Grieg
d) Chopin

4) Although this composer lived for only 35 years, he wrote a large amount of music including such works as "Eine Kleine Nachtmusik" and "The Marriage of Figaro".
a) Handel
b) Mozart
c) Chopin
d) J.S. Bach

5) This Polish composer is famous for his piano works which included nocturnes and polonaises.
a) Chopin
b) Tchaikovsky
c) J.S Bach
d) Haydn

6) This child prodigy of the 19th century would grow up to write such works as "A Midsummers Night's Dream".
a) Rachmaninoff
b) Stravinsky
c) Handel
d) Mendelssohn

7) "The Rite of Spring", a composition of this composer, caused a riot at its debut performance in Paris in 1913.
a) Chopin
b) Rachmaninoff
c) Stravinsky
d) Bizet

8) This baroque English composer wrote "The Messiah" which is famous for its "Hallelujah Chorus".
a) Handel
b) Mozart
c) Haydn
d) J.S. Bach

9) This Russian composer and pianist was famous for his large hands and difficult piano concertos.
a) Rachmaninoff
b) Handel
c) Beethoven
d) Gluck

10) This German composer bridged the Classical and Romantic time periods and was famous for going deaf near the end of his life.
a) Mozart
b) Haydn
c) Beethoven
d) Grieg

11) This American composer wrote jazz influenced classical music including the masterpiece "Rhapsody in Blue".
a) Copland
b) Gershwin
c) Bernstein
d) Barber