Fun Music Quiz Number 55 – April 26 2021

1.What name is given to a group of traditional, strolling, Mexican musicians whose instruments include trumpets, guitars & violins?
2. What is the name of the Scottish Singer, and ex-postman, who recently found fame on social media singing Sea Shanties? His recording of ‘Wellerman’ reached Number 2 in the UK charts.
3. Which Italian musical direction means ‘from the beginning’?
4. In which hit of 1990 did Madonna utter the phrase: ‘Strike a Pose’?
5.Which March, composed by William Walton, was first performed at the Coronation of King George VI in 1937
6. Colour My World, Don’t Sleep in the Subway & Downtown, are all hits recorded by which enduring singer?
7. Which brass instrument, similar to a cornet but without valves or keys, is used for military signals & fanfares?
8. What is the name of the US Rock & Roll Musician of the 1950’s who recorded ‘C’mon Everybody’ & ‘Summertime Blues’? He died in 1960 aged 21.
9.Going Courtin’, Wonderful,Wonderful Day & Bless Your Beautiful Hide, are all songs from which Film & Stage Musical?
10. ‘Half a World Away’ by Oasis is the theme music to which TV Sitcom?

ANSWERS BELOW JULIE CLARKE


1.What name is given to a group of traditional, strolling, Mexican musicians whose instruments include trumpets, guitars & violins?MARIACHI BAND
2. What is the name of the Scottish Singer, and ex-postman, who recently found fame on social media singing Sea Shanties? His recording of ‘Wellerman’ reached Number 2 in the UK charts.NATHAN EVANS
3. Which Italian musical direction means ‘from the beginning’?DA CAPO
4. In which hit of 1990 did Madonna utter the phrase: ‘Strike a Pose’?VOGUE
5.Which March, composed by William Walton, was first performed at the Coronation of King George VI in 1937CROWN IMPERIAL
6. Colour My World, Don’t Sleep in the Subway & Downtown, are all hits recorded by which enduring singer?PETULA CLARK
7. Which brass instrument, similar to a cornet but without valves or keys, is used for military signals & fanfares?BUGLE
8. What is the name of the US Rock & Roll Musician of the 1950’s who recorded ‘C’mon Everybody’ & ‘Summertime Blues’? He died in 1960 aged 21.EDDIE COCHRAN
9.Going Courtin’, Wonderful,Wonderful Day & Bless Your Beautiful Hide, are all songs from which Film & Stage Musical?7 BRIDES FOR 7 BROTHERS
10. ‘Half a World Away’ by Oasis is the theme music to which TV Sitcom?THE ROYLE FAMILY