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Praxis Fine Arts 2

Subjects : praxis, fine-arts
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1. What is the more famous name of the painting 'Arrangement in Gray and Black?'

2. This man composed the opera 'Hansel and Gretel.'

3. What is the nickname of musician William Basie?

4. What Russian composer wrote the opera 'Lady MacBeth of Mtsensk?'

5. This Italian composed the operas 'Tosca' and 'La Boheme.'

6. What pair wrote the musical 'The King and I?'

7. This man composed 'The Beggars Opera.'

8. What composer wrote the opera 'Benvenuto Celini?'

9. What Spanish artist painted 'Maids of Honor?'

10. He composed the opera 'Einstein on the Beach.'

11. Who composed the musicals 'Candide' and 'On the Town?'

12. This artist is best known for his paintings of Campbell's Soup Cans.

13. Who composed the opera 'The Marriage of Figaro?'

14. This actor won an Academy Award for his starring role in 'The King and I.'

15. This Greek actor was the actor to be known by name.

16. What instrument did Larry Adler popularize in the classical music scene?

17. This Russian composer wrote the '1812 Overture.'

18. What artist painted 'Nude Descending a Staircase?'

19. What is the subtitle of Anton Dvorak's Symphony Number 9?

20. This kind of sculpture is slightly raised from its flat background and literally translates as 'low relief.'

21. This American artist famous for her Southwestern landscapes married photographer Alfred Stieglitz.

22. This artist painted the famous 'At the Moulin Rouge.'

23. What American composer wrote the Pulitzer Prize winning 'Appalachian Spring?'

24. This American artist painted 'Breaking Storm' and 'Gulf Stream.'

25. Picasso was influential in this geometric art style of the early 20th century.

26. He composed the operas 'Billy Budd' and 'Peter Grimes.'

27. This Giuseppe Verdi opera's title translates to 'The Lost One.'

28. He composed the operas 'Orfeo' and 'The Return of Ulysses.'

29. This American artist pioneered the 'action painting' genre.

30. What French composer wrote 'Damnation of Faust?'

31. This man directed the movies 'Maltese Falcon' and 'African Queen.'

32. This man directed the classic movie 'Birth of a Nation.'

33. What instrument is Pablo Cassals famous for playing?

34. This artist painted the 'Haywain.'

35. This man wrote the lyrics to Leonard Bernstein's 'West Side Story.'

36. Rogers and Hammerstein wrote the musical 'Showboat' with the help of what famous songwriter?

37. Who composed the 'Moonlight Sonata?'

38. What Russian composed 'Peter and the Wolf?'

39. What is the name of the only opera that Beethoven composed?

40. This composer wrote the operas 'Lohengrin' and 'Tannhauser.'

41. What French composer wrote 'Nocturne' and 'La Mer?'

42. This composer wrote 'Holberg Suite.'

43. What Jazz musician was nicknamed 'Satchmo?'

44. This songwriter composed 'Maple Leaf Rag.'

45. What famous songwriter wrote 'Alexander's Ragtime Band?'

46. What Russian composer wrote the ballets 'The Wedding' and 'The Firebird?'

47. What was the last name of famed artist Michelangelo?

48. This songwriter wrote 'Beautiful Dreamer.'

49. This artist is best known for his frescos on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.

50. This man composed the opera 'Boris Godunov.'