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Malcolm Sargent: Quiz


Question 1: [91] Sargent was also the conductor for ________'s famous 1949 recording of Elgar's Violin Concerto and Paul Tortelier's first recording of the cello concerto in 1954.
Arturo ToscaniniFritz KreislerMalcolm SargentJascha Heifetz

Question 2: [38] During the war, Sargent directed the Hallé Orchestra in ________ (1939-42) and the Liverpool Philharmonic (1942-48) and became a popular BBC Home Service radio broadcaster.
Greater ManchesterManchesterTraffordSalford, Greater Manchester

Question 3: [72][65] His public service appointments included the joint presidency of the London Union of Youth Clubs, and the presidency of the ________.
Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to AnimalsAnimal rightsUnited KingdomNorthern Ireland

Question 4: [14] At the instigation of Wood and ________, however, Sargent became a lecturer at the Royal College of Music in London in 1923.
Colin DavisAdrian BoultThomas BeechamMalcolm Sargent

Question 5: Sargent was much affected by his daughter's death, and his recording of Elgar's ________ in 1945 was an expression of his grief at her passing.
Malcolm SargentThe Dream of GerontiusOrchestraEnigma Variations

Question 6: With the LSO, he recorded Modest Mussorgsky's Pictures at an Exhibition and Night on Bald Mountain, Prokofiev's Symphony No. 5 and Lieutenant Kijé Suite, and ________'s Symphony No.

Question 7: In 1923, Sargent married Eileen Laura Harding Horne, daughter of Frederic Horne of Drinkstone, ________.

Question 8: Aldous states that she was a maid in domestic service, whereas Reid notes that she was a keen rider, with many friends in hunting circles, and that her uncle (who officiated at her wedding to Sargent) was rector of Drinkwater, ________.

Question 9: [35] Among his affairs were long-standing ones with Diana Bowes-Lyon, Princess Marina and ________.
Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of BurmaPatricia Knatchbull, 2nd Countess Mountbatten of BurmaEdwina Mountbatten, Countess Mountbatten of BurmaEngland

Question 10: As chief conductor of London's internationally famous summer music festival ________ from 1948 to 1967, Sargent was one of the best-known English conductors.
United KingdomAdrian BoultThe PromsMalcolm Sargent


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