Fun Music Quiz Number 51 – Mar 29 2021

1.What is the name of Elton John’s husband who he married in a Civil Ceremony in 2014?
2.The song ‘One Singular Sensation’ is from which Film & Stage Musical?
3. What term is given to a musical composition, usually an opening orchestral introduction to an Opera or other musical performance?
4. Which popular US singer was born Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson in California in 1984?
5. The first record by the Bee Gees to reach Number I in the UK charts in 1968, shares its title with which US State?
6. Which Russian musical instrument, stringed & plucked, has a characteristic triangular hollow wooden body, fretted neck & three strings?
7. Which character in the Film & Stage Musical ‘Les Misérables’ sings the song ‘Empty Chairs & Empty Tables’?
8. ‘I know that my Redeemer Liveth’ is a soprano aria from which Oratorio by Handel?
9. In the 2004 Film of The Phantom of the Opera, which Scottish actor played the role of The Phantom?
10. Which Disney film of 1940 combined traditional animated imagery with classical music, played by the Philadelphia Orchestra & conducted by Leopold Stokowski?

ANSWERS BELOW  JULIE CLARKE


1.What is the name of Elton John’s husband who he married in a Civil Ceremony in 2014? DAVID FURNISH
2.The song ‘One Singular Sensation’ is from which Film & Stage Musical? A CHORUS LINE
3. What term is given to a musical composition, usually an opening orchestral introduction to an Opera or other musical performance? OVERTURE
4. Which popular US singer was born Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson in California in 1984? KATY PERRY
5. The first record by the Bee Gees to reach Number I in the UK charts in 1968, shares its title with which US State? MASSACHUSETTS
6. Which Russian musical instrument, stringed & plucked, has a characteristic triangular hollow wooden body, fretted neck & three strings? BALALAIKA
7. Which character in the Film & Stage Musical ‘Les Misérables’ sings the song ‘Empty Chairs & Empty Tables’? MARIUS
8. ‘I know that my Redeemer Liveth’ is a soprano aria from which Oratorio by Handel? THE MESSIAH
9. In the 2004 Film of The Phantom of the Opera, which Scottish actor played the role of The Phantom? GERARD BUTLER
10. Which Disney film of 1940 combined traditional animated imagery with classical music, played by the Philadelphia Orchestra & conducted by Leopold Stokowski? FANTASIA