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Can you identify these pieces?



Cristmas Quiz 1

Debussy fell in love with Marie Vasnier but from the age of 17 she had already been married. Nevertheless they had a long affair that lasted until Dec 1885.
He wrote this piece for her because she was an amateur soprano.
Debussy was 25
Chanson des Brises for soprano solo, Female Chorus and piano 4 hands.
Sabine Revault d’Allones (sop)
Ensemble Les Esssentyi’elles
Philippe Cassard, Jonathan Furnel pianos

Christmas Quiz 2

Boccherini Quintett No 4 for guitar, 2 violins and cello
Narciso Yepes Guitar Melos Quartett


Christmas Quiz 3

Bliss Piano Concerto end of first movement
Trevor Barnard/ Philharmonis Orchestra/Sir Malcolm Sargent


Christmas Quiz 4

Arnold Four Welsh Dances No 2
Queensland Symphony Orchestra Andrew Penny


Christmas Quiz 5

Handel Concerti Grossi Op3 No3 Allegro
Capella Istropolitana Jozef Kopelman


Chrismas Quiz 6

Dvorak Bagatelles Op 47 for two violins, cello and harmonium
5, Poco Allegro
Lyra string quartet George Lucktenberg harmonium


Christmas quiz 7

Uncompressed file 35Mb

Compressed file 4.4Mb

Bax Symphony 3
Completion of 1st Movement
BBC Philharmonic Handley


Christmas quiz 8

Uncompressed file 38Mb

Compressed 4.79Mb

Elgar/Payne Symphony 3
BBCSO Andrew Davis


Christmas Quiz 9

Uncompressed 31Mb

Compressed 3.8Mb

Martinu Quintet for Piano and strings
(1) Poco allegro
Lindsay String Quartet
Petr Frankl piano

Christmas Quiz 10

Liszt Transcendental studies No 1
Jeno Jando


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