Top 10 music facts Selected as the most interesting among music related questions in Music quiz Where does English horn (cor anglais) come from?Breslau. The instrument was created by the Weigel family about 1720. Since it resembled the horns played by angels in religious images, it was called engellisches Horn, meaning angelic horn. But engellisch also meant English.Created by: Kasiamusical instruments facts » How many instruments made by Antonio Stradivari still survive?Around 650. Antonio Stradivari continued to work until his death, in 1737, at the age of 93. He made over 1,000 instruments, of which around 650 still exist, including around 500 violins. Created by: Pritam Meiteimusical instruments facts » 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 Stillerchurches facts » Which country did Conchita Wurst represent at the Eurovision contest?Austria. Wurst's entry gained high scores from Western European countries as well as some in the East, such as Georgia and Ukraine. However, the levels of support for Wurst varied across Europe: on average she received 4.4 points out of 12 from the post-Soviet states (excluding the Baltic states), 6 points from the other three ex-socialist states, and 10.5 points from Western Europe, Scandinavia, Greece, and Israel.Created by: catherineannTV facts » Foo Fighters is a well known rock band. What does "Foo Fighters" mean?UFOs. The group took its name from the unidentified aerial phenomena that were reported by Allied aircraft pilots in World War II, which were known collectively as foo fighters (the term "UFO" was not used yet). Witnesses often assumed that the foo fighters were secret weapons employed by the enemy.Created by: Masahiro Yakoculture facts » What does the word "karaoke" literally mean?"empty orchestra". In Japan, it has long been common to provide musical entertainment at a dinner or a party. In 1971, Daisoki Inoue, a Japanese drummer musician, made a tape recorder-like machine that played songs for a 100-yen coin each - and leased them out so that the stores did not have to buy new songs on their own. Soon, new businesses called karaoke boxes, with compartmented rooms, became popular.Created by: globalquiz.orgsinging facts » What was the born name of Bob Dylan?Robert Allen Zimmerman. Bob Dylan was born as Robert Allen Zimmerman in 1941 in a Jewish family in Duluth, Minessota. He adopted the stage name "Bob Dylan" influenced by poems by Dylan Thomas. In August 1962 he legally changed his name to Robert Dylan.Created by: Natka555singers facts » Where does the famous trumpet festival take place?In Guča, Serbia. The sound of the trumpet traditionally accompanies every major event in Serbia's rural life: births, baptisms, weddings, harvesting, reaping, and also funerals. The Guča trumpet festival is the largest trumpet festival in the country, with about 600,000 visitors every year, both from Serbia and abroad.Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowskafestivals facts » What is the origin of the dance name "Foxtrot"?It originates from the actor's Harry Fox last name. Harry Fox has indeed introduced trotting steps to this dance never before seen in ballet. In assumption, foxtrot was supposed to be a simple, smooth and relaxation giving dance. In its way of evolution it has become very technical and is called today "the world's hardest stroll".Created by: Rafałdance facts » What was Freddie Mercury's born name?Farrokh Bulsara. Mercury was born of Parsi descent in the Sultanate of Zanzibar. He spent most of his childhood in India. At the age of 18, he moved with his family to Middlesex, England.Created by: MukiQueen facts » Play music quiz and see all the questions.