Holst and The Planets
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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    Where was Gustav Holst born?

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    Canada

    Italy

    England

    Sweden

  • Question 2
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    Q.

    When did Holst write "The Planets"

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    1814-1816

    1914-1916

    !600-1610

    2000-2005

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which Planet had not been discovered when Holst wrote "The Planets"

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    Venus

    Mars

    Jupiter

    Pluto

  • Question 4
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    What type of work is "The Planets"?

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    Concerto

    Symphonic Suite

    String Quartet

    Piano Sonata

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
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    Which planet is the "Bringer of Jollity"?

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    Neptune

    Venus

    Mars

    Jupiter

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The theme for Darth Vader is based on the music from which planet?

    answer choices

    Venus

    Jupiter

    Mars

    Saturn

  • Question 7
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    What instrument did Gustov Holst play professionally?

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    Trumpet

    Trombone

    Violin

    Piano

  • Question 8
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    What job did Holst do as well as performing as a musician?

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    Chef

    Astronomer

    Doctor

    Teacher

  • Question 9
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    Q.

    Holst, his Grandfather and his Great-Grandfather were all:

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    Composers

    Conductors

    Violinists

    Lawyers

  • Question 10
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    What two movements from "The Planets" have become the most popular, and are played most frequently?

    answer choices

    Mars and Jupiter

    Venus and Neptune

    Pluto and Goofy

    Mercury and Jupiter

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