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#506043 - 02/04/06 12:24 AM yet another small game  
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(Without using Google... wink )

Name a composer who was born and died in each of the following sets of years:


1. 1810-1849
2. 1810-1856
3. 1900-1990
4. 1918-1990
5. 1756-1791
6. 1873-1943
7. 1833-1897
8. 1685-1757
9. 1811-1886
10. 1906-1975


Bonus: 1807-1742?


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#506044 - 02/04/06 12:43 AM Re: yet another small game  
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1. Frdric Chopin
2. Robert Schumann
3.
4. I think I know, but I don't really consider him a composer...
5. Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart laugh
6. Sergei Rachmaninoff
7.
8. George Frideric Handel
9. Franz Liszt
10.
Bonus: eek

Try this one:

1892-2002


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#506045 - 02/04/06 12:54 AM Re: yet another small game  
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1892-2002
Horszowski? I don't know if he composed, but he's the only musician I know of who lived to be 100!


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#506046 - 02/04/06 12:54 AM Re: yet another small game  
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Try this one:

1892-2002
Leo Ornstein?

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#506047 - 02/04/06 12:56 AM Re: yet another small game  
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Originally posted by iamcanadian:
4. I think I know, but I don't really consider him a composer...

Who do you think it is? He's definately a composer! (a good one, too)


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8. George Frideric Handel
Close, but Handel didn't die until 1759. wink


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#506048 - 02/04/06 01:29 AM Re: yet another small game  
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Hmm....

1. Chopin
2. Schumann
3. Copland
4. Messaien?
5. Mozart
6. I want to say Bartok but...
7. Brahms
8. Scarlatti (Yes...along with Bach and Handel!)
9. Liszt
10. Shostakovich


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#506049 - 02/04/06 01:36 AM Re: yet another small game  
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They were all born in the same year:

Bach: 1685-1750
Scarlatti: 1685-1757
Handel: 1685-1759

... but they did not die together. wink


I like coincidences like that (three composers born in 1685, two composers born in 1810, two composers died in 1990, etc). It makes the dates so much easier to remember! laugh


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#506050 - 02/04/06 06:48 AM Re: yet another small game  
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4- I would say Bernstein.

The bonus makes no sense. Iamcandian's is Ornstein, though there is conjecture as to his correct birth year (even he was unsure). Horzowski 'only' lived to the age of 100, almost 101.

#506051 - 02/04/06 07:06 AM Re: yet another small game  
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Rach born in 1873!!!!!

This means that he recorded his rach3 at the approximate age of 70 eek OMG

#506052 - 02/04/06 09:06 AM Re: yet another small game  
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The Bonus must be P.D.Q. Bach, n'est-ce pas?

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#506053 - 02/04/06 09:10 AM Re: yet another small game  
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The Bonus must be P.D.Q. Bach, n'est-ce pas?
Bien sr. :p


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#506054 - 02/04/06 09:55 AM Re: yet another small game  
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Originally posted by Bassio:
Rach born in 1873!!!!!

This means that he recorded his rach3 at the approximate age of 70 eek OMG
More importantly, he recorded it shortly before dying. You could say it was his "last breath" or "final words." wink


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#506055 - 02/04/06 04:02 PM Re: yet another small game  
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Quote
Originally posted by Bassio:
[b] Rach born in 1873!!!!!

This means that he recorded his rach3 at the approximate age of 70 eek OMG
More importantly, he recorded it shortly before dying. You could say it was his "last breath" or "final words." wink [/b]
laugh

#506056 - 02/07/06 11:11 PM Re: yet another small game  
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In case you're wondering...

1. Frederic Chopin (1810-1849)
2. Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
3. Aaron Copland (1900-1990)
4. Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)
5. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
6. Sergei Rachmaninov (1873-1943)
7. Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
8. Domenico Scarlatti (1685-1757)
9. Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
10. Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)


Bonus: P.D.Q. Bach (1807-1742?)


smile


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