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Question 1: Free scores by Erich Wolfgang Korngold in the ________
Spanish languageEnglish languageInternational Music Score Library ProjectMcGill University

Question 2: Shortly after he arrived in California, the ________ took place and the condition of Jews in Austria became very perilous so that he stayed in America.
World War IIAnschlussAdolf HitlerNazi Germany

Question 3: ________ (A Night in Venice), Johann Strauss II (1923)
Eine Nacht in VenedigSimplicius (operetta)Die FledermausPrinz Methusalem

Question 4: Die schöne Helena (The Beautiful Helena), ________ (1931)
La Grande-Duchesse de GérolsteinMadame FavartLa PéricholeJacques Offenbach

Question 5: Composers such as Richard Strauss and ________ heaped praise on him, and many famous conductors, soloists and singers added his works to their repertoires.
La bohèmeGiacomo PucciniToscaMadama Butterfly

Question 6: was Deception starring ________, Paul Henreid, and Claude Rains.
Academy Award for Best ActressBette DavisBette Davis filmographyIngrid Bergman

Question 7: He won the ________ for the film, and was later nominated for The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (1939) and The Sea Hawk (1940).
Academy Award for Best Art DirectionAcademy Award for Best Original ScoreAcademy Award for Best PictureAcademy Award for Best Original Song

Question 8: RCA Victor was the first to record a complete Korngold opera (in stereo), ________, conducted by Erich Leinsdorf in Germany.
Die tote StadtBaritoneAria (film)Aria

Question 9: Magic Fire (1956) (after ________)
Richard WagnerFranz LisztFelix MendelssohnHector Berlioz

Question 10: A child prodigy, Erich played his cantata Gold to Gustav Mahler in 1906; Mahler called him a "musical genius" and recommended study with composer ________.
OperaRichard WagnerArnold SchoenbergAlexander von Zemlinsky


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