Fun Music Quiz Number 40 – Jan 11 2021

1.REACH MY ARIA is an anagram of the name of which US female singer?
2. What is the name of the new Stage Musical which tells the story of the wives of Henry VIII?
3. The Aria ‘Nessun Dorma’, made famous by Pavarotti, is from which Opera by Puccini?
4. Which 1988 Roald Dahl children’s novel has been turned into a Stage Musical with music & lyrics by Tim Minchin?
5. The Singing Trio ‘Donna & The Dynamos’ appear in which popular Film Franchise & Stage Musical?
6. Substitute, My Generation & I Can’t Explain are all songs released by which enduring group, who have never had a Number 1 hit in the UK?
7. Which song did Simon & Garfunkel record especially for the soundtrack of the 1967 Film: The Graduate?
8.The main Airport in the US City of New Orleans is named after which Jazz musician?
9. The Beggars Opera, a ballad opera in 3 Acts, was written by which Composer in 1728?
10. The 1993 Film: ‘What’s Love got to do with it?’ is a biopic of the turbulent relationship between which musical duo?

ANSWERS BELOW

JULIE CLARKE


1.REACH MY ARIA is an anagram of the name of which US female singer? MARIAH CAREY
2. What is the name of the new Stage Musical which tells the story of the wives of Henry VIII? SIX
3. The Aria ‘Nessun Dorma’, made famous by Pavarotti, is from which Opera by Puccini? TURANDOT
4. Which 1988 Roald Dahl children’s novel has been turned into a Stage Musical with music & lyrics by Tim Minchin? MATILDA
5. The Singing Trio ‘Donna & The Dynamos’ appear in which popular Film Franchise & Stage Musical? MAMMA MIA
6. Substitute, My Generation & I Can’t Explain are all songs released by which enduring group, who have never had a Number 1 hit in the UK? THE WHO
7. Which song did Simon & Garfunkel record especially for the soundtrack of the 1967 Film: The Graduate? MRS ROBINSON
8.The main Airport in the US City of New Orleans is named after which Jazz musician? LOUIS ARMSTRONG
9. The Beggars Opera, a ballad opera in 3 Acts, was written by which Composer in 1728? JOHN GAY
10. The 1993 Film: ‘What’s Love got to do with it?’ is a biopic of the turbulent relationship between which musical duo? IKE & TINA TURNER