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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 recordings

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? (or compressed file)

Jorma Hynninen

14 Who is singing what? (or compressed file)

Elisabeth Söderström: Sibelius Luonnotar

15 What opera is this

Walter Braunfels: Die Vögel



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