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Karol Szymanowski: Quiz


Question 1: Free scores by Karol Szymanowski in the ________
English languageInternational Music Score Library ProjectMcGill UniversitySpanish language

Question 2: These travels, especially those to the Mediterranean area, provided much inspiration to the composer and ________.
AestheticismArthur SchopenhauerRomanticismImmanuel Kant

Question 3: His stage works include the ballets Harnasie and ________ and the operas Hagith and Król Roger ('King Roger').
ScopolamineKetamineMandrake (plant)Dimenhydrinate

Question 4: Musical opportunities in Russian-occupied Poland being quite limited at the time, he travelled widely throughout Europe, North Africa, the ________, and the USA.
AsiaWestern AsiaIranMiddle East

Question 5: Szymanowski died in a sanatorium in ________, Switzerland from tuberculosis.
LausanneSt. GallenBernGeneva

Question 6: Like Chopin he wrote a number of ________ for piano.
MazurkaPolandCuraçaoFrédéric Chopin

Question 7: Szymanowski was born into a wealthy land-owning Polish gentry family (of Korwin/Ślepowron coat-of-arms) in Tymoszówka, then in the Russian Empire, now in ________, Ukraine.
Zakarpattia OblastCherkasy OblastKiev OblastChernihiv Oblast

Question 8: He studied ________ privately with his father before going to Gustav Neuhaus' Elizavetgrad School of Music from 1892.
Music theoryClassical musicMusicMusical notation

Question 9: Karol Maciej[1] Szymanowski (Tymoszówka, Ukraine, 3 October 1882 – 28 March 1937, ________, Switzerland) was a Polish composer and pianist.
LausanneBernGenevaSt. Gallen

Question 10: From 1901 he attended the State Conservatory in ________, of which he was later director from 1926 until retiring in 1930.


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