Music quiz

Quiz 44 – Round 6 – Music

1. For which 1986 film did Queen’s album ‘A Kind of Magic’ form the soundtrack?

Highlander

2. The hits of which band include ‘The One I Love’, ‘Man On the Moon’ and ‘Nightswimming’?

R.E.M.

3. Which 80s female singing duo were backing vocalists for Wham! before releasing their own debut single ‘Heartache’ in 1987?

Pepsi and Shirlie

4. In musical notation, how many crochets are there in a semibreve?

4

5.  The first names of which classical composer were George Frideric?

Handel

6. In which language is the opera ‘Madam Butterfly’ written?

Italian

7. In 2008, Ireland’s entry for the Eurovision Song Contest was ‘Irelande Douze Pointe’, by a stuffed animal called Dustin – what kind of creature was he?

A turkey

8. Which band’s albums include ‘Sticky Fingers’, ‘Beggars Banquet’ and ‘Steel Wheels’?

Rolling Stones

9. The original cover for which Beatles album was banned due its controversial image?

Yesterday and Today

10. The 1946 song ‘Beyond The Sea’ was adapted from the original French version ‘La Mer’ – but who wrote the original music and lyrics?

Charles Trenet

 

 

 

 

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