Magazine article Musical Opinion

Classical Music Mastermind - 36

Magazine article Musical Opinion

Classical Music Mastermind - 36

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1 Who conducted the first complete recording of an orchestral work by JS Bach?

2 For the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games, Richard Srauss composed an Olympic Hymn (Olympische Hymne), for mixed choir and orchestra: which other German composer also wrote an Olympische Hymne, also for mixed choir and orchestra, which was performed on the same occasion?

3 During which ballet of the Pavlova Season at the Palace Theatre in London in 1911 was Anna Pavlova dropped by her partner, Mordking, as a consequence she slapped his face in full view of the audience?

4 What is the connexion between Dvorak's 'Dumky1 Piano Trio and Victor Herbert's 'Babes in Toyland'l

5 In the concert by the Paul Whiteman Orchestra in February 1924 at Carnegie Hall in which Gershwin's 'Rhapsody In Blue' received its first performance, which work was next on the programme?

Answers to Classical Music Mastermind No 35

1 What is the connection between the Third symphonies of Borodin and Elgar? …

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