Music Trivia and Answers

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As of 2020, the current era of classical music that we live in is known as what?

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Answer: Postmodern Era
Classical music from 1930 onward is generally classified as falling within the Postmodern era.

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A member of which heavy metal band wrote a popular book about his conversion to Christianity in 2007?

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Answer: Korn
Korn guitarist Brian "Head" Welch released Save Me From Myself in 2007 which detailed his conversion to Christianity, overcoming drug addiction and leaving the music industry, though he later rejoined Korn in 2013.

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Which singer began her rise to fame as the winner of the inaugural season of reality-based talent show "American Idol"?

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Answer: Kelly Clarkson
Kelly Clarkson has achieved great success as a professional singer, with her achievements being traced back to winning the first season of "American Idol" back in 2002.

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According to a 1990s study, listening to the music of which composer made students temporarily smarter?

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Answer: Mozart
A study published by the respected scientific journal "Nature" in 1999 suggested that listening to certain tunes by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart slightly increased student IQ scores, albeit briefly. This theorized phenomenon has come to be known as the "Mozart effect".

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The "glass armonica" is an instrument that was created by which famous inventor?

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Answer: Benjamin Franklin
The "glass armonica" (aka glass harmonica), created by Benjamin Franklin in 1761, produces sound when its glass bowls are simply touched.

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German musician Clara Wieck would go on to marry which other composer the day before her 21st birthday?

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Answer: Robert Schumann
Clara's father, pianist Friedrich Wieck, disapproved of her relationship with Robert Schumann and forbade them to marry. However, they did eventually do so - a day before Clara's 21st birthday, when she would have no longer needed her father's consent, most likely just to spite him as they had alreday taken him to court on the matter and prevailed. Clara Wieck would go on to become Clara Schumann, the most-celebrated female composer from the 19th century.

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In 2008, which artist broke the record for the youngest ever to win a Grammy for Album of the Year?

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Answer: Taylor Swift
In 2008 Taylor Swift became the youngest artist ever to win Album of the Year for her 2008 sophomore release, "Fearless", at 20 years of age.



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