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Ride of the Valkyries: Quiz


Question 1: For example, at the ________ it has been performed as such by Klaus Tennstedt and the London Philharmonic Orchestra on 6 August 1992[5] and also by Valery Gergiev with the Kirov Orchestra on 28 August 2001.
United KingdomThe PromsMalcolm SargentAdrian Boult

Question 2:
Which of the following titles did Ride of the Valkyries have?
Magnetic North
Howard Chaykin
2008 Khurcha incident
Ride of the Valkyries

Question 3: Apart from the song of the Rhinemaidens in ________, it is the only ensemble piece in the first three operas of Wagner's Ring cycle.
Das RheingoldDie WalküreSiegfried (opera)Götterdämmerung

Question 4: It is "Ride of the Valkyries" that inspires von Stauffenberg to amend Operation Valkyrie in an attempt to assassinate ________ and end the Second World War.
Adolf HitlerNazi GermanySchutzstaffelNazi Party

Question 5: [1] However, the piece was still printed and sold in ________, and Wagner subsequently wrote a complaint to the publisher Schott.

Question 6: The main theme of the ride, the ________ labelled Walkürenritt was first written down by the composer on 23 July 1851.

Question 7: The films in question were typically narrated by Harry Geise and featured sequences of ________ bombings.
Hellenic Air ForceRomanian Air ForceRoyal Air ForceLuftwaffe

Question 8: – requests for the Ride of the Valkyries and I don't know what else."[3] Once the Ring had been given in ________ in 1876, Wagner lifted the embargo.
NurembergMunichBayreuth (district)Bayreuth

Question 9: In the computer game ________ and its expansions, the thematic melody is used in the composition "War", by Andreas Waldetoft, played specifically during wartime.
Hearts of Iron IIArsenal of Democracy (video game)Victoria: An Empire Under the SunEuropa Universalis II

Question 10: The complete opera Die Walküre was first performed on 26 June 1870 in ________ against the composer's wishes.

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