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100

Instrument played by blues artist B.B. King

What is the guitar?
100

This composer is considered the "father of classical music".

Who is J.S. Bach?

100

One of the first rock and roll artists popularized the guitar with songs like "Johnny B. Goode"

Who is Chuck Berry?

100

When musicians make up music on the spot.

What is improvisation?

100

This artist sang a duet with opera singer Andrea Bocelli.

Who is Ed Sheeran?

200

Instrument played by jazz musician Louis Armstrong

What is the trumpet?

200

This child prodigy wrote his first compositions when he was only five years old.

Who is Mozart?

200

The King of Rock and Roll blended rhythm and blues and country music

Who is Elvis Presley?

200

When one musician plays something and the rest of the group echoes.

What is call and response?

200

Putting foreign objects inside a piano to create unusual sounds

What is prepared piano?

300

Woodwind instrument commonly heard in a jazz band

What is the saxophone?

300

This composer wrote music even after losing his hearing.

Who is Beethoven?

300

British rock band inspired by Chuck Berry and Elvis, but eventually created their own unique style.

Who are The Beatles?

300

Band leader and pianist that wrote "It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing"

Who is Duke Ellington?

300

Scary movies use this technique to hint that something is about to happen by the music gradually getting louder. 

What is a crescendo?

400

This instrument is heard at the beginning of "Please Please Me" by the Beatles

What is the harmonica?

400

Tchaikovsky wrote several of these famous works including Swan Lake and The Nutcracker.

What is a ballet?

400

Legendary rock guitarist of the 1970s with songs such as "Purple Haze"

Who is Jimi Hendrix?

400

Singer and trumpet player sang "What a Wonderful World"

Who is Louis Armstrong?

400

This composer wrote the music for Jaws, ET, Jurassic Park, and Star Wars

Who is John Williams?

500

This instrument raises skeletons from a graveyard by playing a tritone in Danse Macabre by Saint Saens

What is the violin?

500

Haydn was one of the first composers to write this form of music.

What is a symphony?

500

Popularized "Arena Rock" in the 1970s and 1980s with songs such as "We Will Rock You" and "We Are the Champions"

Who is Queen?

500

B.B. King played this sad style of music

What is the blues?

500

This instrument dots the "i" in the Ohio State Marching Band

What is the sousaphone?

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