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Question 1: Free scores by Ernest Chausson in the ________
McGill UniversityInternational Music Score Library ProjectSpanish languageEnglish language

Question 2: In October 1879, at the age of 25, he began attending the composition classes of the opera composer ________ at the Paris Conservatoire.
ManonJules MassenetEsclarmondeLe Cid (opera)

Question 3: He employed that instrument in December 1888 in his incidental music, written for a small orchestra, for La tempête, a French translation by Maurice Bouchor of Shakespeare's ________.
Romeo and JulietThe TempestHamletBBC Television Shakespeare

Question 4: He frequented the Paris salons, where he met celebrities such as Henri Fantin-Latour, ________, and Vincent d'Indy.
Odilon RedonCubismGeorges SeuratHenri Rousseau

Question 5: Ernest Chausson was born in ________ into a prosperous bourgeois family.
MarseilleVersaillesParis√Čvry, Essonne

Question 6: From his father's death in 1894 dates the beginning of his third period, during which he was especially influenced by his reading of the symbolist poets and Russian literature, particularly Turgenev, ________, and Tolstoy.
Crime and PunishmentThe Brothers KaramazovIvan TurgenevFyodor Dostoyevsky

Question 7: His father made his fortune assisting ________ in the redevelopment of Paris in the 1850s.
Baron HaussmannSecond French EmpireFranceJules Ferry







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