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Antonín Dvořák: Quiz


Question 1: The Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in A minor, Op. 53 was the second of the three ________ that Dvořák composed and orchestrated.
ConcertoCello concertoBassoonCello

Question 2: These three quartets have most probably been composed between 1868 and 1870 and bear one common factor, which is their strong influence by the music of ________.
Felix MendelssohnRichard WagnerFranz LisztHector Berlioz

Question 3: Karl Schumann (in booklet notes for a recording of all the symphonies by Rafael Kubelík) compares it to the works of ________.
Lorin MaazelBruno WalterGustav MahlerRichard Strauss

Question 4: His Requiem premiered later that year in ________ at the Triennial Music Festival.

Question 5: The Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in G minor, Op. 33 was the first of three ________ that Dvořák composed and orchestrated, and it is perhaps the least known of those three.
CelloCello concertoConcertoBassoon

Question 6: His works include operas, symphonic, choral and ________.
Classical musicChamber musicSonataString quartet

Question 7: He had met the great violinist ________ in 1878 and decided to write a concerto for him.
Hector BerliozRobert SchumannJoseph JoachimJohannes Brahms

Question 8: Dvořák succeeded Antonín Bennewitz as director of the Conservatory in Prague in November 1901 until his death from ________ in 1904.
Myocardial infarctionAtrial fibrillationHypertrophic cardiomyopathyHeart failure

Question 9: Thurber about his salary, together with increasing recognition in Europe — he had been made an honorary member of the Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in ________ — and a remarkable amount of homesickness made him decide to return to Bohemia.

Question 10: 10, clearly shows the sudden and profound impact of Dvořák's recent acquaintance with the music of Richard Wagner and ________; there is no scherzo.
Franz LisztFrédéric ChopinMaurice RavelHector Berlioz


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