This vocal quiz has beeen devised by Ralph Moore. He says some are
easy but others are more obscure
1 Who is the singer, what is the opera?
Mado Robin; Lucia di Lammermoor
2 Who is the singer?
Florence Foster Jenkins
3 Who is the singer and what is being sung?
Shura Gehrman/aka Count Alexander Numa Labinsky; Monteverdi "L'Arianna"
- the sole surviving aria of his lost opera "Lasciatemi morir"
4 Who is the singer, what is the song and who composed it?
Claudia Muzio; Licinio Refice: Ombra di Nube
5 Who is the singer, what is the opera?
Ewa Podleś Borodin: Prince Igor "Konchakovna's Cavatina"
6 What is the opera and who composed it
Mercadante:Orazi e Curiazi
7 What is the opera and who composed it?
Rossini: quartet from "Bianca e Falliero"
8 What is the opera, who wrote it and who are the singers?
Saint-Saëns: trio "Je viens Célébrer la
Victoire" from "Samson et Dalila"; Louise Homer, Enrico
Caruso & Marcel Journet
9 What is the opera, who wrote it and who are the singers?
Berlioz: duo "Nuit paisible" from Béatrice et
Bénédict: Ileana Cortubas & Nadine Denize
10 What is the opera, who wrote it and what is unusual about this recording?
Fromental Halévy: "La Juive"; Caruso sings "Rachel
quand du Seigneur" overdubbed by RCA onto Modern, digital orchestral
and now I have set some questions for Ralph
11 What singer is this?
Jussi Björling: Leoncavallo "Mattinata"
12 What is the opera, who wrote it and who is the singer
Nicolai Ghiaurov: Bizet "La Jolie Fille de Perth"
13 Who is this singer?
14 Who is singing what?
Elisabeth Söderström: Sibelius Luonnotar
15 What opera is this
Walter Braunfels: Die Vögel