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Question 1: However it was there that he developed his virtuosity on the harmonica, basing his ideas of phrasing and interpretation on the playing of ________.
Malcolm SargentArturo ToscaniniJascha HeifetzFritz Kreisler

Question 2: Among the composers who wrote film scores for Reilly were ________, Elmer Bernstein and Dimitri Tiomkin.
Bernard HerrmannAlfred HitchcockOrson WellesPsycho (1960 film)

Question 3: At the outbreak of the Second World War he was a student at the ________.
ChemnitzUniversity of Music and Theatre LeipzigDresdenFelix Mendelssohn

Question 4: Born in ________, Ontario, he studied violin at eight and began playing harmonica at aged eleven as a member of his father's band.
London, OntarioWindsor, OntarioTorontoGuelph

Question 5: Reilly was arrested and interned for the duration of the war in ________ camps.
ExileSlaveryPrisoner of warHuman rights

Question 6: Thomas (Tommy) Rundle Reilly (August 21, 1919 - September 25, 2000) was a ________ classical harmonica player.
United KingdomCanadaUnited StatesBarbados

Question 7: His first recording, for Parlophone, was produced by Sir ________ in 1951.
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club BandGeorge MartinThe BeatlesPaul McCartney

Question 8:
He died aged 81 in Frensham, ________.
East SussexHertfordshireEnglandSurrey

Question 9: Reilly himself transcribed works by ________, Chopin and Mozart amongst others, for the harmonica.
FugueJohann PachelbelJohann Sebastian BachBaroque music

Question 10: He began parallel careers as a concert soloist and recitalist, a popular ________ radio and TV performer, and a studio musician-composer.
TG4BBCRaidió Teilifís ÉireannNorwegian Broadcasting Corporation


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