Fun Music Quiz Number 38 – Dec 21 2020

A Christmas Special!

1.Which Poet wrote the words to the Christmas Carol: In the Bleak Midwinter?
2.Which Girl Band had 3 consecutive Christmas Number I hits in 1996, 1997 & 1998?
3. The song ‘White Christmas’ was written by which Composer?
4. Which singer released the Christmas song: ‘A Winter’s Tale’ in 1982?
5. The title of which Christmas Carol includes the plants with the scientific names Ilex & Hedera?
6. The composition ‘Troika’, sometimes called ‘Sleighride’ is a musical piece written by which Russian Composer?
7. Which two singers duetted on the Christmas Song: ‘The Little Drummer Boy/Peace on Earth’?
8. Which song were ‘the boys of the NYPD Choir still singing’ according to the lyrics of ‘A Fairytale of New York’?
9. Judy Garland sang ‘Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas’ in which 1944 Musical Film?
10. Mistletoe & Wine and Saviours Day were both Number 1 Christmas hits for which singer?

Answers Below

JULIE CLARKE


1.Which Poet wrote the words to the Christmas Carol: In the Bleak Midwinter? CHRISTINA ROSSETTI
2.Which Girl Band had 3 consecutive Christmas Number I hits in 1996, 1997 & 1998? THE SPICE GIRLS
3. The song ‘White Christmas’ was written by which Composer? IRVING BERLIN
4. Which singer released the Christmas song: ‘A Winter’s Tale’ in 1982? DAVID ESSEX
5. The title of which Christmas Carol includes the plants with the scientific names Ilex & Hedera? THE HOLLY & THE IVY
6. The composition ‘Troika’, sometimes called ‘Sleighride’ is a musical piece written by which Russian Composer? SERGEI PROKOFIEV
7. Which two singers duetted on the Christmas Song: ‘The Little Drummer Boy/Peace on Earth’? BING CROSBY & DAVID BOWIE
8. Which song were ‘the boys of the NYPD Choir still singing’ according to the lyrics of ‘A Fairytale of New York’? GALWAY BAY
9. Judy Garland sang ‘Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas’ in which 1944 Musical Film? MEET ME IN ST LOUIS
10. Mistletoe & Wine and Saviours Day were both Number 1 Christmas hits for which singer? CLIFF RICHARD