Classical music questions This is a list of recently added questions about classical music. Who was Hitler's favourite composer?Richard Wagner. Wagner's music was assimilated with the german domination ethos. The main reason for that is fact that the Third Reich propaganda officially approved it and Hitler himself was a big Wagner fan.Created by: Ninjaihard 54% Ludwig van BeethovenLudwig van Beethoven720Wolfgang Amadeus MozartWolfgang Amadeus Mozart857Hans von BülowHans von Bülow278Richard WagnerRichard Wagner2225opera riddles » Johann Sebastian Bach did not compose a single piece for ...Piano. Johann Sebastian Bach was a German composer and musician of the Baroque period. He is known for instrumental compositions such as the Brandenburg Concertos. Since the 19th-century Bach he has been generally regarded as one of the greatest composers of all time, but he did not compose a single piece of music for the piano Created by: Tschuka hard 41% PianoPiano194OrganOrgan51ViolinViolin120HarpsichordHarpsichord102composers riddles » Before the 19th century, how many people were needed to make pipe organ play?At least two. Playing the organ before electricity required at least one person (called calcant) to operate the bellows. Therefore, organists rarely practiced on the pipe organs, using other instruments such as the clavichord for practice instead. Created by: Monica Stilleraverage 63% oneone2252at least twoat least two8329fourfour1872sevenseven600churches riddles » How many keys are there in a modern piano?88. A modern piano has 88 keys. This covers wide range of seven octaves plus a minor third. Only one instrument spans more octaves: a pipe organ (up to ten).Created by: Kate Pierrickhard 51% 64642902888882881021023912110110973musical instruments riddles » How many strings does a violin have?Four. Most violins have four strings tuned G-D-A-E (perfect fifths). There are also violins with as many as seven strings. The extra strings on such violins typically are lower in pitch than the G-string.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 70% threethree493fourfour4753fivefive1208sixsix303musical instruments riddles » Who made the first violin?Andrea Amati. The oldest documented violin to have four strings, like the modern violin, is supposed to have been constructed in 1555 by Andrea Amati. Earlier instuments only had three strings and were called violetta. The violin immediately became very popular, both among street musicians and the nobility.Created by: globalquiz.orgvery hard 26% Antonio StradivariAntonio Stradivari1425Andrea AmatiAndrea Amati1030Giovanni Paolo MagginiGiovanni Paolo Maggini687Leonardo da VinciLeonardo da Vinci776inventors riddles » Which string instrument of the violin family is the smallest?Violin. The violin is the smallest and the highest-pitched member of the violin family of string instruments, which also includes the viola, cello and doublebass.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 53% violinviolin6680violaviola5421cellocello257doublebassdoublebass132music riddles » What nationality was Ludwig van Beethoven?German. Beethoven was born in Bonn, then the capital of the Electorate of Cologne and part of the Holy Roman Empire. He moved to Vienna in his early 20s. His grandfather was of Flemish origin, thus "van" in his family name (not German "von").Created by: globalquiz.orghard 53% AustrianAustrian7459GermanGerman11316SwissSwiss911DutchDutch1349surnames riddles » Play musical instruments quiz and see all the questions.