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by Baldassaro
Fri Feb 24, 2012 9:16 am
Forum: Continuous Quiz - High Brow
Topic: Continuous Quiz: High Brow
Replies: 412
Views: 298104

Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Time for a clue, I think. He wrote a Requiem which has an orchestra even larger than the Te Deum, and a famous autobiography.
by Baldassaro
Wed Feb 22, 2012 4:06 pm
Forum: Continuous Quiz - High Brow
Topic: Continuous Quiz: High Brow
Replies: 412
Views: 298104

Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Afraid not. Earlier and a different nationality.
by Baldassaro
Wed Feb 22, 2012 8:50 am
Forum: Continuous Quiz - High Brow
Topic: Continuous Quiz: High Brow
Replies: 412
Views: 298104

Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Thanks John.

Which composer said that in his Te Deum, the organ and the orchestra "converse like pope and emperor"?
by Baldassaro
Mon Feb 20, 2012 9:10 am
Forum: Continuous Quiz - High Brow
Topic: Continuous Quiz: High Brow
Replies: 412
Views: 298104

Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Is that Danton, as in Danton's Death?
by Baldassaro
Fri Feb 17, 2012 1:55 pm
Forum: Continuous Quiz - Quick Fire
Topic: Continuous Quiz: Quick Fire
Replies: 698
Views: 392784

Re: Continuous Quiz: Quick Fire

Goldcrest
by Baldassaro
Mon Feb 06, 2012 4:05 pm
Forum: Quiz Discussion
Topic: World's Worst Pub Quiz
Replies: 52
Views: 121418

Re: World's Worst Pub Quiz

Slightly off topic - I was reminded by AbeFroman's example of the misuse of "mundane" of a magazine column I saw which referred to a proposal as "enervating". The author said that he always welcomed enervating challenges. When I said that I was surprised that he liked things whic...
by Baldassaro
Thu Feb 02, 2012 2:17 pm
Forum: Continuous Quiz - High Brow
Topic: Continuous Quiz: High Brow
Replies: 412
Views: 298104

Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Rievaulx?
by Baldassaro
Thu Feb 02, 2012 8:44 am
Forum: Continuous Quiz - High Brow
Topic: Continuous Quiz: High Brow
Replies: 412
Views: 298104

Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Annoyingly, I think I know the answer to the first part of the question but not the second.

So I'll say Cistercians and Citeaux...
by Baldassaro
Wed Jan 18, 2012 8:42 am
Forum: Continuous Quiz - High Brow
Topic: Continuous Quiz: High Brow
Replies: 412
Views: 298104

Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Right second time. It was the Good Grey Poet. Apparently, the third most-set American poet after Longfellow and Emily Dickinson.

Over to you...
by Baldassaro
Tue Jan 17, 2012 3:00 pm
Forum: Continuous Quiz - High Brow
Topic: Continuous Quiz: High Brow
Replies: 412
Views: 298104

Re: Continuous Quiz: High Brow

Thanks Nick.

Works by which American poet were set to music by Frederick Delius, Charles Ives, Ralph Vaughan Williams and Kurt Weill, amongst many others?

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