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Leopold Stokowski: Quiz


Question 1: That same year he also conducted and acted in One Hundred Men and a Girl, with ________ and Adolphe Menjou.
It Started with EveMetro-Goldwyn-MayerDeanna DurbinHenry Koster

Question 2: Stokowski studied at the ________, which he first enrolled in 1896 at the age of thirteen, making him one of the youngest students to do so.
Royal College of MusicRoyal Academy of MusicBirmingham ConservatoireGuildhall School of Music and Drama

Question 3: Two months later, Stokowski was appointed the director of the Philadelphia Orchestra, and he made his conducting debut in ________ on October 11, 1912.
PhiladelphiaAllentown, PennsylvaniaHarrisburg, PennsylvaniaPittsburgh

Question 4: Then in 1946 Stokowski became a chief Guest Conductor of the ________.
New York PhilharmonicArturo ToscaniniLeopold StokowskiLeonard Bernstein

Question 5: His championship of the 20th century composer remained undiminished and perhaps his most celebrated premiere with the American Symphony Orchestra was of ________'s 4th Symphony in 1965, which he also recorded for CBS.
Piano Sonata No. 2 (Ives)Leonard BernsteinCharles IvesChamber music

Question 6: Other works recorded in the early sessions were the scherzo from Mendelssohn's A Midsummer Night's Dream incidental music and "Dance of the Blessed Spirits" from Gluck's ________.
Alceste (Gluck)Orfeo ed EuridiceIphigénie en TaurideOpera

Question 7: ________, Fourth Symphony, American Symphony Orchestra, April 1965, Columbia
Charles IvesPiano Sonata No. 2 (Ives)Leonard BernsteinChamber music

Question 8: In 1902, Stokowski was appointed the organist and ________ director of St. James's Church, Piccadilly.
OperaBaroque musicMass (music)Choir

Question 9: Stokowski gave the first American performance of Schoenberg's ________ in 1932.
Arnold SchoenbergPierre BoulezVienna PhilharmonicGurre-Lieder

Question 10: ________, Sixth Symphony, Philadelphia Orchestra, August 1940, Victor
Mstislav RostropovichDmitri ShostakovichSviatoslav RichterIgor Stravinsky


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