Fun Music Quiz Number 52 – April 5 2021

1.Which legendary guitar designer was best known for the ‘Telecaster’ & ‘Stratocaster’ models?
2. What name is given to a type of Jazz singing using sounds instead of words?
3. We’ve only Just Begun, Top of the World & Close to You, are all songs recorded by which popular duo?
4. Which new Stage Musical, by Tom Macrae, tells the story of a bullied 16-year-old boy from a Sheffield Estate, who wants to become a Drag Queen?
5. In the 1996 Film Musical of Evita, starring Madonna, which Actor played the role of Che Guevara?
6. Justin Hayward, John Lodge, Denny Laine & Graeme Edge have all been members of which Birmingham Rock Band formed in the 1960’s?
7. The hymn ‘I Vow to thee my Country’, regularly heard on Armistice Day, is set to which piece of music composed by Gustav Holst?
8. The sacred oratorio ‘St Matthew Passion’ was written by which Composer in 1727?
9.Prior to his solo career, Tony Hadley was lead singer with which successful 1980’s Band?
10. Which song, that reached Number 4 in the UK Charts, did Dame Kiri te Kanawa sing for the Rugby Union World Cup of 1991?

ANSWERS BELOW  JULIE CLARKE


1.Which legendary guitar designer was best known for the ‘Telecaster’ & ‘Stratocaster’ models? LEO FENDER
2. What name is given to a type of Jazz singing using sounds instead of words? SCAT
3. We’ve only Just Begun, Top of the World & Close to You, are all songs recorded by which popular duo? THE CARPENTERS
4. Which new Stage Musical, by Tom Macrae, tells the story of a bullied 16-year-old boy from a Sheffield Estate, who wants to become a Drag Queen? EVERYBODY’S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE
5. In the 1996 Film Musical of Evita, starring Madonna, which Actor played the role of Che Guevara? ANTONIO BANDERAS
6. Justin Hayward, John Lodge, Denny Laine & Graeme Edge have all been members of which Birmingham Rock Band formed in the 1960’s? MOODY BLUES
7. The hymn ‘I Vow to thee my Country’, regularly heard on Armistice Day, is set to which piece of music composed by Gustav Holst? JUPITER (FROM

THE PLANET SUITE)

8. The sacred oratorio ‘St Matthew Passion’ was written by which Composer in 1727? J S BACH
9.Prior to his solo career, Tony Hadley was lead singer with which successful 1980’s Band? SPANDAU BALLET
10. Which song, that reached Number 4 in the UK Charts, did Dame Kiri te Kanawa sing for the Rugby Union World Cup of 1991? WORLD IN UNION