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Also sprach Zarathustra (Richard Strauss): Quiz


Question 1: percussion: timpani, ________, cymbals, triangle, glockenspiel, bell on low E
RototomTom-tom drumBass drumSnare drum

Question 2: "Of Science" features an unusual ________ beginning in the double-basses and cellos, which consists of all twelve notes of the chromatic scale.
FugueJohann Sebastian BachBaroque musicJohann Pachelbel

Question 3: woodwinds: piccolo, 3 flutes (3rd doubling piccolo), 3 oboes, ________, 3 clarinets in E-flat and B-flat, bass clarinet in B-flat, 3 bassoons, contrabassoon
DudukTárogatóCor anglais (English horn)Oboe d'amore

Question 4: The introductory fanfare was proposed as a new ________ for Germany during the Nazi regime.
God Save the QueenAzərbaycan marşıLa MarseillaiseNational anthem

Question 5: It has also been covered extensively by the rock band ________ in their live performances and included in several of their live releases.
Trey AnastasioPhishPhish festivalsPhish tours

Question 6: brass: 6 horns in F, 4 trumpets in C, 3 ________, 2 tubas
ClarinetTrombone20th-century classical musicOrchestra

Question 7: The piece starts with a sustained double low C , 32' pitch, on the double basses, ________ and organ.
Oboe d'amoreContrabassoonOboeCor anglais (English horn)

Question 8: When asked if he would allow the use of his music for this purpose, Strauss declined, saying he could never replace Joseph Haydn's "________", which remains Germany's anthem.
Poland Is Not Yet LostGod Save the QueenDeutschlandliedAuferstanden aus Ruinen

Question 9: strings: 2 harps, violins i, ii (16 each), violas (12), ________ (12), double basses (8) (several with low C string).
Cello concertoConcertoChamber musicCello

Question 10: It was subsequently used to great effect in the 1979 film ________, starring Peter Sellers and Shirley Maclaine.
Shampoo (film)Coming HomeThe Last DetailBeing There


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