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Roger Norrington: Quiz


Question 1: [5] He conducted the Last Night of ________ for the first time on 13 September 2008.
Adrian BoultUnited KingdomMalcolm SargentThe Proms

Question 2: In August 2008, Norrington appeared in the reality TV talent show-themed television series, Maestro on ________, when he led the judging panel.
BBC TelevisionBBC ThreeBBC TwoBBC One

Question 3: He has followed ________'s metronome markings in his symphonies[3], some of which are thought by most conductors to be too quick to be practicable throughout the whole length of movements.
Ludwig van BeethovenBeethoven's musical styleWolfgang Amadeus MozartBeethoven and his contemporaries

Question 4: Norrington is best known for performances of Baroque, Classical and ________ using period instruments and period style.
Frédéric ChopinHector BerliozRomantic musicFranz Liszt

Question 5: Norrington studied at the Dragon School, Westminster School, Clare College, Cambridge and the Royal College of Music under ________ among others.
Malcolm SargentColin DavisAdrian BoultThomas Beecham

Question 6: Norrington has advocated a limited use of ________ in orchestral performances[2], which has brought him both acclaim and criticism[3].

Question 7: He is a member of the ________ movement.
Baroque musicJohann Sebastian BachHistorically informed performanceClassical music

Question 8: Norrington worked as a ________ through the 1960s, and in 1962 founded the Schütz Choir (later the Schütz Choir of London).

Question 9: From 1985 to 1989, he was Principal Conductor of the ________.
Symphony No. 104 (Haydn)Bournemouth SinfoniettaNicholas BraithwaiteSymphony No. 103 (Haydn)

Question 10: [1] He was Artistic Advisor of the ________ from 2006 to 2009.
Joseph HaydnHandel and Haydn SocietyAndreas SchollKeith Jarrett

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