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Choral Quiz

Posted at 6:00 AM on June 20, 2012 by ClassicalMPR (12 Comments)
Filed under: Choral Music

Test your knowledge of choral music, composers, and terminology. While it is multiple choice — no short answers or essays here, although you may feel free to leave them in the comments — we doubt that this is an easy 'A'.

Comments (12)

What fun! Thanks for making my morning my web buddies!

Posted by alison young | June 20, 2012 9:18 AM


Very fun, but the best part is your scoring system. Ha! Right on. (I'll never tell what I got, though!)

Posted by Ashley | June 20, 2012 1:11 PM


That was fun! The only one that stumped me was the hunky new choral composer, and I guessed right on him! Please post more of these - it was a bright spot in our day!

Posted by Pat Bennett | June 20, 2012 1:13 PM


Thanks for an enjoyable five minutes. I skipped the one about the young composer because I didn't recognize any of the names. Who is he? (I guess I need to spend more time listening to the choral stream.)

Posted by Bob Langer | June 20, 2012 7:14 PM


9 out of 9! And who knew Eric Whitacre was so dreamy?

Posted by Eric | June 20, 2012 9:56 PM


I did as well as I knew I would, but I am one of the royal family of choral geeks.
Who was singing Randall Thompson's "Alleluia"?
My guess it was Concordia or St. Olaf.

Posted by Shawn Hampton | June 20, 2012 10:53 PM


Four out of five, and it was the composer that i guessed wong. Could not get any of the music to play.

Posted by Russell | June 21, 2012 11:00 AM


This test was far too easy. Fun however.

Posted by paul danilewski | June 21, 2012 4:22 PM


wonderful....since Larry Fleming was a classmate of mine at Concordia, coud we hear some National Lutheran Chior?

Posted by bruce | June 22, 2012 3:27 PM


Diva status assured!

Posted by Liz | June 23, 2012 11:57 AM


This was very entertaining. Please post more!

Posted by Meredith | June 25, 2012 7:48 PM


This was great! Love the scoring system.

Posted by Sarah | June 28, 2012 12:01 PM