Fun Music Quiz Number 37 – Dec 14 2020

1.’Can’t Sing, can’t act, slightly bald, can dance a little’ was the critique given at the first screen test of which Hollywood Great?

2. Which 1960’s British Model married both George Harrison & Eric Clapton?

3. In which of Elvis Presley’s films did he sing the song ‘Wooden Heart’?

4. Which Stage Musical, based on a 1980 Film of the same name, features music & lyrics written by Dolly Parton?

5. Tannhauser is a Three Act Opera written by which Composer in 1845?

6. Which Actress played (Betty) Rizzo in the 1978 Film Musical: Grease?

7. What is the name given to a long, accompanied song for a leading solo voice, typically one sung in an Opera?

8. Both Ultravox in 1980 & George Ezra in 2014 have had UK Chart hits named after European Capital Cities. Can you name both?

9. Which Italian musical term means very high in pitch, particularly in woodwind instruments?

10. Which Character in the Film & Stage Musical ‘Oliver!’ Sings the song: ‘As long as he needs me’?

ANSWERS BELOW

JULIE CLARKE


1.’Can’t Sing, can’t act, slightly bald, can dance a little’ was the critique given at the first screen test of which Hollywood Great? FRED ASTAIRE
2. Which 1960’s British Model married both George Harrison & Eric Clapton? PATTIE BOYD
3. In which of Elvis Presley’s films did he sing the song ‘Wooden Heart’? G I BLUES
4. Which Stage Musical, based on a 1980 Film of the same name, features music & lyrics written by Dolly Parton? 9 to 5
5. Tannhauser is a Three Act Opera written by which Composer in 1845? RICHARD WAGNER
6. Which Actress played (Betty) Rizzo in the 1978 Film Musical: Grease? STOCKARD CHANNING
7. What is the name given to a long, accompanied song for a leading solo voice, typically one sung in an Opera? ARIA
8. Both Ultravox in 1980 & George Ezra in 2014 have had UK Chart hits named after European Capital Cities. Can you name both? VIENNA &

BUDAPEST

9. Which Italian musical term means very high in pitch, particularly in woodwind instruments? ALTISSIMO
10. Which Character in the Film & Stage Musical ‘Oliver!’ Sings the song: ‘As long as he needs me’? NANCY