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1

Who was the Lead Singer of Big Brother and the Holding Company?

Janice Joplin

2

Maynard Ferguson's Instrument

Trumpet

3

Number of keys on a piano

88

4

Bells instrument

Glockenspiel

5

Who recored the album _Tapestry_?

Carole King

6

Who was the Lead Singer of The Police

Sting

7

Rhode Island jazz festival city

Newport

8

Lawrence Welk's Instrument

Accordion

9

Night piece

Nocturne

10

Who was the renowned Boston Pops Conductor?

Arthur Fiedler

11

Who was the Lead Singer of The Stone Ponies?

Linda Ronstadt

12

The Texas Troubadour

Ernest Tubb

13

Lowest female voice

Contralto

14

Itzhak Perlman's Instrument

Violin

15

Who sang _Blue Velvet_?

Bobby Vinton

16

Who wrote the musical _On the Town_?

Leonard Bernstein

17

Bellows instrument

Bag Pipes

18

Who wrote the musical _Jesus Christ Superstar_?

Andrew Lloyd Webber

19

Harry Connick Jr's Instrument

Piano

20

Who sang _Just my Imagination_?

The Temptations

21

Fast pace

Presto

22

Who were the founders of A and M records?

Herb Alpert and Jerry Moss

23

Who sang _Downtown_?

Petula Clark

24

Berkshire Music Festival city

Tanglewood MA

25

Who wrote the musical _Cabaret_?

Bob Fosse

26

Who sang _Convoy_?

C.W. McCall

27

Who sang _Vision of Love_?

Mariah Carey

28

What instrument is a "licorice stick"?

Clarinet

29

Ignace Paderewski's Instrument

Piano

30

Who wrote the musical _Evita_?

Andrew Lloyd Webber

31

Icelandic Pop Group

Bjork

32

Who sang _La Bamba (Original)_?

Richie Valens

33

Who wrote the musical _Starlight Express_?

Andrew Lloyd Webber

34

Van Cliburn's Instrument

Piano

35

Who wrote the musical _Babes in Toyland_?

Victor Herbert

36

Who wrote the _Theme From Pink Panther_?

Henry Mancini

37

Who was the Lead Singer of Cream?

Eric Clapton

38

Who sang the theme for _Shaft_?

Isaac Hayes

39

Who wrote the musical _Guys and Dolls_?

Frank Loesser

40

Who sang _Paper Roses_?

Marie Osmond

41

Broadway's second longest-running musical

_A Chorus Line_

42

Richard Wagner Music festival city

Bayreuth Germany

43

Who sang _chances Are_?

Johnny Mathis

44

Obligatory accompaniment

Obligato

45

Who wrote the musical _The King and I_?

Rogers and Hammerstein

46

Solo in an opera

Aria

47

Light music played in the evening

Seranade

48

What instrument is a "sweet potato"?

Ocarina

49

Who sang _Venus (remake)_?

Bananarama

50

What was Elvis Presley's first #1 Single?

_Heartbreak Hotel_

51

Who wrote the musical _Kiss Me Kate_?

Cole Porter

52

The Fifth Beatle

Stu Sutcliff

53

Who was the Philadelphia Symphony Conductor?

Eugene Ormandy

54

Who was the Lead Singer of Blondie?

Debbie Harry

55

Who was the Chicago Symphony Conductor?

George Solti (31 grammys)

56

Who sang _Constant Craving_?

k.d. Lang

57

Who sang _My Girl_?

The Temptations

58

The Father of Bluegrass

Bill Monroe

59

Who was the Lead Singer of REM?

Michael Stipe

60

Who are the three tenors?

Jose Carreras; Placido Domingo; Luciano Pavarotti

61

Who wrote the musical _Porgy and Bess_?

George and Ira Gershwin

62

Vladimir Horowitz' Instrument

Piano

63

Musical based on _The Matcher_

_Hello Dolly_

64

Who sang _Crazy_?

Patsy Cline

65

Who sang _La Bamba (remake)_?

Los Lobos

66

Empress of the blues

Bessie Smith

67

Who was the Lead Singer of Dire Straits?

Mark Knoffler

68

California Jazz festival city

Monterey

69

Jack Benny's Instrument

Violin

70

Who was the Lead Singer of Jefferson Airplane/Starship?

Grace Slick

71

Who sang _Johnny Angel_?

Shelly Fabares

72

Sailor's work song

Chanty

73

Franz Liszt's Instrument

Piano

74

Moderate pace

Andante

75

Who wrote the song _St. Louis Blues_?

W.C. Handy

76

Broadway's longest-running musical

_Cats_

77

Who sang _Tennessee Waltz_?

Patti Page

78

Who recored the album _Pieces of You_?

Jewel

79

Who wrote the song _Stardust_?

Hoagy Carmichael

80

London theater built by Gilbert and Sulliven

The Savoy

81

Who wrote the musical _Oklahoma!_?

Rogers and Hammerstein

82

Helicon instrument

Tuba

83

Jamaican Reggae Singer

Bob Marley

84

Musical based on _La Boheme_

_Rent_

85

Who sang _Earth Angel_?

Penguins

86

Who sang _All I Want to Do_?

Sheryl Crow

87

Who sang _Take the A Train_?

Duke Ellington

88

Side-blown flute

Fife

89

Who wrote the musical _Gigi_?

Lerner and Loewe

90

Combination of two or more notes

Chord

91

Who was the _Fantasia_ Conductor?

Leopold Stokowski

92

Who wrote the musical _My Fair Lady_?

Lerner and Loewe

93

Midori's Instrument

Violin

94

Medieval play of good and evil

Morality Play

95

Who sang _Sixteen Candles_?

The Crests

96

Middle-range male voice

Baritone

97

Lady Day

Billie Holiday

98

Who wrote the musical _Hello Dolly_?

Jerry Herman

99

Pablo Casals' Instrument

Cello

100

Lively and fast tempo

Allegro

101

Who was the Lead Singer of U2?

Bono

102

Who sang _In the Mood_?

Glenn Miller

103

Doc Sevrinsen's Instrument

Trumpet

104

Jacqueline Du Pre's Instrument

Cello

105

Who recored the album _Born in the USA_?

Bruce Springsteen

106

Benny Goodman's Instrument

Clarinet

107

Who wrote the musical _Joseph and His Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat_?

Andrew Lloyd Webber

108

Who wrote the musical _The Music Man_?

Meredith Wilson

109

Who sang _Light My Fire (Original)_?

Doors

110

Louis Armstrong's Instrument

Trumpet (jazz)

111

Who wrote the musical _A Chorus Line_?

Marvin Hamlisch

112

Yo Yo Ma's Instrument

Cello

113

David Helgott (from _Shine_)'s Instrument

Piano

114

Who was the NBC Symphony Conductor?

Arturo Toscanini

115

Who was the Lead Singer of Queen?

Freddie Mercury

116

Who was the Lead Singer of The Boomtown Rats?

Bob Geldoff

117

Who was the Lead Singer of Miami Sound Machine?

Gloria Estefan

118

Who wrote the musical _Annie Get Your Gun_?

Irving Berlin

119

Swedish Pop Group

Abba

120

Who wrote the musical _La Cage Aux Folles_?

Jerry Herman

121

Harry James' Instrument

Trumpet

122

Who sang _Unchained Melody (Original)_?

Righteous Brothers

123

Who was the Berlin Philharmonic Conductor?

Herbert von Karajan

124

Who sang _To Sir With Love_?

Lulu

125

B.B. King's guitar

Lucille

126

Slow pace

Lento

127

Who recored the album _Unplugged_?

Eric Clapton

128

Music by a soloist

Recital

129

Who wrote the song _I Dream of Jeannie_?

Stephen Foster

130

Dave Brubeck's Instrument

Piano

131

Who wrote the musical _South Pacific_?

Rogers and Hammerstein

132

Who was the Boston Symphony Conductor?

Seiji Ozawa

133

What was the top selling single of all time (as of 2001)?

_English Rose_ by Elton John

134

Miles Davis' Instrument

Trumpet

135

Who sang _Big Girls Don't Cry_?

The Four Seasons

136

Who sang _This Land is your land_?

Woody Guthrie

137

Swiss Jazz festival city

Montreux

138

Who was the Lead Singer of Genesis

Phil Collins

139

Artificial form of singing

Falsetto

140

Who sang _In the Year 2525_?

Zager and Evens

141

Who sang _This Guy is in Love With You_?

Herb Alpert

142

Kenny G's Instrument

Saxophone

143

Who wrote the musical _The Mikado_?

Gilbert and Sullivan

144

Who recored the album _The Chronic Album_?

Dr. Dre

145

World's largest indoor theater

Radio City Music Hall

146

Who wrote the musical _How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying_?

Frank Loesser

147

Who wrote the song _Unforgettable_?

Nat King Cole

148

Who sang _My Maria_?

Brooks and Dunn

149

Who wrote the song _I'm Just Wild About Harry_?

Eubie Blake

150

Wynton Marsalis' Instrument

Trumpet

151

Who wrote the musical _Paint Your Wagon_?

Lerner and Loewe

152

Andres Segovia's Instrument

Guitar

153

Slow Tempo

Adagio

154

The Godfather of Soul

James Brown

155

Who recored the album _Thriller_?

Michael Jackson

156

Beatles original drummer

Pete Best

157

Study or solo instrument piece

Etude

158

First white performer on Soul Train

Elton John

159

Who wrote the musical _Phantom of the Opera_?

Andrew Lloyd Webber

160

Main female singer

Prima Dona

161

Who sang _Venus (Original)_?

Shocking Blue

162

Who sang _Pretty Woman (Original)_?

Roy Orbison

163

Who sang _Light My Fire (remake)_?

Jose Feliciano

164

Who wrote the musical _Camelot_?

Lerner and Loewe

165

Liberace's Instrument

Piano

166

The Velvet Fog

Mel Torme

167

Who recored the album _Rumours_?

Fleetwood Mac

168

Who was the Lead Singer of Faces?

Rod Stewart

169

Beatles original name

Johnny and the Moondogs

170

Who wrote the song _Night and Day_?

Cole Porter

171

Who wrote the musical _West Side Story_?

Leonard Bernstein

172

Who was the Lead Singer of Sex Pistols?

Sid Vicious

173

Milan Theater

Piccolo Teatro

174

Blanche Dubois is a character in this play

_A Streetcar Named Desire_

175

Who was the Lead Singer of The Doors?

Jim Morrison

176

Who wrote the musical _Yeoman of the Guard_?

Gilbert and Sullivan

177

Plucked keyboard instrument

Harpsichord

178

What is the second top selling single of all time (as of 2001)?

_White Christmas_ by Bing Crosby

179

The King of Swing

Benny Goodman

180

Who recored the album _Blues Summit_?

B.B. King

181

Who sang _Rhythm is Gonna Get You_?

Gloria Estefan

182

Who wrote the musical _Anything Goes_?

Cole Porter

183

Who was the Lead Singer of Rolling Stones?

Mick Jagger

184

Musical based on _The Taming of the Shrew_

_Kiss Me Kate_

185

Who sang _Okie From Muskogee_?

Merle Haggard

186

Who wrote the musical _Carousel_?

Rogers and Hammerstein

187

Isaac Stern's Instrument

Violin

188

Who sang _Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy_?

Andrews Sisters

189

Who wrote the musical _Rent_?

Jonathan Larson

190

Who sang _Sherry_?

The Four Seasons

191

Who sang _Woolly Bully_?

Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs

192

The Silver Fox

Charlie Rich

193

Who recored the album _Physical_?

Olivia Newton John

194

Buddy Rich's Instrument

Drums

195

What is the Bob Dylan bootleg album - 1966

_Bob Dylan Live_

196

Niccolo Paganini's Instrument

Violin

197

Who wrote the musical _Brigadoon_?

Lerner and Loewe

198

Who wrote the musical _Cats_?

Andrew Lloyd Webber

199

Lionel Hampton's Instrument

Vibraphone

200

The Father of Country Music

Jimmie Rogers

201

Who wrote the musical _The Sound of Music_?

Rogers and Hammerstein

202

Who sang _When I Fall in Love_?

Nat King Cole

203

1953 musical set in Bagdad

_Kismet_

204

Unconventional Theater

Theater of the Absurd

205

Who was the Lead Singer of Nine Inch Nails?

Trent Reznor

206

Who wrote the musical _Showboat_?

Jerome Kern

207

Who was the Lead Singer of The Commodores

Lionel Richie

208

Who wrote the musical _Mame_?

Jerry Herman

209

Who wrote the _Theme From Star Wars_?

John Williams

210

First rap group on American Bandstand

Run DMC

211

Who wrote the song _Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head_?

Bert Bacharach and Hal David

212

Who was the Lead Singer of Aerosmith?

Steve Tyler

213

Roller skating musical

_Starlight Express_

214

Musical based on _The Once and Future King_

_Camelot_

215

Thomas Jefferson's Instrument

Violin

216

Hexagonal accordion-like instrument

Concertina

217

Who was the New York Philharmonic Conductor?

Leonard Bernstein

218

What singer was "Killer"?

Jerry Lee Lewis

219

Norma Desmond is a character in this play

_Sunset Boulevard_

220

African Xylophone

Marimba

221

Who sang _MacArthur Park_?

Richard Harris

222

Who sang _Walking the Floor Over You_?

Ernest Tubb

223

Who sang _Alice's Restaurant_?

Arlo Guthrie

224

Grateful Dead Guitarist

Jerry Garcia

225

Who wrote the musical _Thespis_?

Gilbert and Sullivan

226

Scott Joplin's Instrument

Piano

227

What instrument is a "Bull Fiddle"

Double Bass

228

Who were the rockers killed in a 1959 plane crash?

Buddy Holly; The Big Bopper; Richie Valens

229

Woody Herman's Instrument

Clarinet

230

Who was Bubbles?

Beverly Sills

231

Who was the Lead Singer of Nirvana?

Kurt Cobain

232

Who wrote the musical _Sunset Boulevard_?

Andrew Lloyd Webber

233

Who sang _Georgia on my Mind_?

Ray Charles

234

Who sang _Sixteen Tons_?

Tennessee Ernie Ford

235

Musical based on _I Am a Camera_

_Cabaret_

236

Who was the Lead Singer of 10 Thousand Maniacs?

Natalie Merchant

237

Male form of female contralto

Alto

238

Who sang _Stand By Your Man_?

Tammy Wynette

239

Who sang _It's My Party_?

Leslie Gore

240

Who sang _Big Bad John_?

Jimmy Dean

241

Who sang _Pretty Woman (remake)_?

Van Halen

242

The First Lady of Song

Ella Fitzgerald

243

Who was the Lead Singer of Guns and Roses?

Axl Rose

244

Who sang _Only the Lonely_?

Roy Orbison

245

Who sang _Banana Boat Song_?

Harry Belafonte

246

Who was the National Symphony Conductor?

Leonard Slatkin

247

Who sang _Wild Thing_?

The Trogs

248

The Man in Black

Johnny Cash

249

Who recored the album _Dark Side of the Moon_?

Pink Floyd

250

Who recored the album _Music Box_?

Mariah Carey

251

Jimi Hendrix' Instrument

Fender Stratocaster guitar

252

Chuck Mangione's Instrument

Flugelhorn

253

Who was the Lead Singer of Eurythmics?

Annie Lennox

254

Lowest male voice

Basso profundo

255

Chick Corea's Instrument

Piano

256

Triangular Russian Instrument

Balalaika

257

Who recored the album _Fresh Horses_?

Garth Brooks

258

Highest male voice

tenor

259

Piece written for the outdoors

Pastoral

260

Dried gourd instrument

Maracas

261

Who sang _El Paso_?

Marty Robbins

262

Highest female voice

Soprano

263

Who sang _Rock Around the Clock_?

Bill Haley and the Comets

264

The Dust Bowl Balladeer

Woody Guthrie

265

"New Trend" in music

Bossa Nova

266

Who was the Lead Singer of Jethro Tull?

Ian Anderson

267

Falsetto voice (higher than tenor)

Countertenor

268

Who was the Lead Singer of The Animals?

Eric Burton

269

Sacred musical composition

Oratorio

270

London theater on Drury Lane

Royal Theater

271

Musical based on _Pygmalion_

_My Fair Lady_

272

Songs for solo voice or piano

Lieder

273

Xylophone's Latin cousin

Marimba

274

Work for a solo instrument with an orchestra

Concerto

275

Who wrote the musical _A Little Night Music_?

Stephen Sondheim

276

Coke Time Crooner

Eddie Fisher

277

John Coltrain's Instrument

(Soprano) Saxophone

278

Who sang _Achy Breaky Heart_?

Billy Ray Cyrus