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Question 1: ________ and the British Gramophone Company, but those links were severed at the onset of World War I.
ZonophoneGramophone recordVictor Talking Machine CompanyRCA Records

Question 2: Since then Deutsche Grammophon has been merged into the ________, a division of Vivendi.
EMIWarner Music GroupSony Music EntertainmentUniversal Music Group

Question 3: In 1962 Siemens formed a joint venture with ________-based Philips to create the DGG/PPI Record Group, which became The PolyGram Group in 1972.
GermanyNetherlandsGreecePoland

Question 4: Contemporary composers whose works have been released by Deutsche Grammophon include Sofia Gubaidulina, Oliver Knussen, Mark Anthony Turnage, Peter Eötvös and ________.
MusicEinstein on the BeachPhilip GlassSteve Reich

Question 5: Deutsche Grammophon were owners of ________' first record label, Polydor Records.
The BeatlesGeorge HarrisonI Want to Hold Your HandStrawberry Fields Forever

Question 6: A more recent signing has been ________.
Esa-Pekka SalonenAndré PrevinGustavo DudamelCarlo Maria Giulini

Question 7: The conductor most associated with the label is ________.
Richard StraussHerbert von KarajanClemens KraussWilhelm Furtwängler

Question 8: The Deutsche Grammophon Gesellschaft was founded in 1898 by German-born United States citizen ________ as the German branch of his Berliner Gramophone Company.
PhonographSound recording and reproductionEmile BerlinerGramophone record

Question 9: Along with the American Decca Records classical music catalogue, Deutsche Grammophon also manages the classical music catalogue of ________, including Westminster Records which, along with American Decca, were part of MCA Records.
American Broadcasting CompanyDunhill RecordsImpulse! RecordsABC Records

Question 10: It also released the majority of the compositions of ________ until the composer bought the rights to the recordings and re-released them under his own label.
Electronic musicSerialismKarlheinz StockhausenPierre Boulez







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