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Wilhelm Furtwängler: Quiz

  
  
  

Question 1: Wagner, Tristan und Isolde, studio recording with Flagstad, ________, July 1952 (EMI, Naxos)
National Express GroupW H SmithDebenhamsHMV Group

Question 2: Wagner, ________, 1950 (live recording from La Scala in Milan)
Tristan und IsoldeGötterdämmerungParsifalDer Ring des Nibelungen

Question 3: Tchaikovsky, Sixth Symphony Pathétique, studio recording with the ________, HMV, 1938 (EMI, Naxos)
GermanyBerlin PhilharmonicUnited KingdomDaniel Barenboim

Question 4: Carl Brinitzer from the German ________ service tried to interview him, and thought he had an imbecile before him.
BBCNorwegian Broadcasting CorporationRaidió Teilifís ÉireannTG4

Question 5: Bruckner, Ninth Symphony, live performance with the ________, October 1944 (Deutsche Grammophon)
United KingdomGermanyDaniel BarenboimBerlin Philharmonic

Question 6: Wagner, ________ with Wolfgang Windgassen, Ludwig Suthaus, and Martha Mödl, 1953 (EMI) (recorded live in the RAI (Radiotelevisione Italiana) studios).
Tristan und IsoldeParsifalDer Ring des NibelungenGötterdämmerung

Question 7: He was also an important influence on the pianist/conductor ________, of whom Furtwängler's widow, Elisabeth Furtwängler, said, "Er furtwänglert" ("He furtwänglers").
Olivier MessiaenIsaac SternDaniel BarenboimPierre Boulez

Question 8: Richard Strauss, ________, Kirsten Flagstad as soloist, Philharmonia Orchestra, London, May 22, 1950
Ruhe, meine Seele!Four Last SongsDeath and TransfigurationClarinet

Question 9: Brahms, Third Symphony, live performance with the ________, December 1949 (EMI)
Berlin PhilharmonicGermanyDaniel BarenboimUnited Kingdom

Question 10: Bruckner, Fifth Symphony, live performance with the ________, October 1942 (Classica d'Oro, Deutsche Grammophon, Music and Arts)
Berlin PhilharmonicDaniel BarenboimUnited KingdomGermany
















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