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 An American composer, pianist and painter whose compositions spanned both popular and classical genres. He wrote the opera, Porgy and Bess and songs like "They Can't Take that Away From Me."

Who is George Gershwin?

100

This folk song was written around the 1890s.

What is Red River Valley?

100

An American musical instrument that adds a "buzzing" timbral quality to a player's voice when the player vocalizes into it

What is the kazoo?

100

Oh what a ________ _______

Beautiful Morning

100

This song is the most sung song worldwide.

What is "Happy Birthday?"

200

This classical composer was a child violin and keyboard prodigy. He is famous for composing many works including this piece.

Who is Mozart?

200

This love song was published in 1910.

What is "Let Me Call You Sweetheart?"

200

an electronic musical instrument controlled without physical contact by the performer.

What is the theremin?
200

Take Me out ____ ____ __________

to the ballgame
200

This piece is traditionally played at graduations. 

What is pomp and circumstance?

300

Johannes Brahms wrote this famous song in 1868.

What is Lullaby?

300

This famous tune comes from a French children's song from the 1700's, which Mozart used in his "Twelve Variations on "Ah vous dirai-je, Maman."

What is Twinkle Twinkle, ABC's, Ba Ba Black Sheep

300

a percussion instrument consisting of a pair of short, wooden sticks about 20-25 centimeters (8-10 inches) long and about 2.5 centimeters (1 inch) in diameter

What are claves?

300

Old McDonald

had a farm

300

This piece is traditionally played as the bride walks down the isle. 

"Here comes the bride" or "Bridal March"

400

This composer was deaf and wrote this famous work. 

Who is Beethoven?

400

This classic western folk song is sometimes called the "unofficial anthem" of the American West.

What is "Home on the Range?"

400

 a woodwind instrument using enclosed reeds fed from a constant reservoir of air in the form of a bag.

What are bagpipes?

400

I'm looking over

A Four Leaf Clover 

500

Vivaldi wrote this famous work around 1716-1717

What is Vivaldi's Four Seasons?

500

This popular song was published in 1904 to celebrate the Louisiana Purchase. 

What is "Meet Me in St. Louis"

500

 a musical instrument played by means of a keyboard. This activates a row of levers that turn a trigger mechanism that plucks one or more strings with a small plectrum made from quill or plastic.

What is a harpsichord?

500

When you're smiling _____ _______ ______ ______ ______ _______

The whole world smiles with you.

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