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The Literary Composer's Quiz: From Words to Music


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Composers like modern day screenwriters have often looked to literature for their inspiration and have taken novels, poems and plays and have adapted them for the orchestra, the chamber hall or the opera stage. A fun quiz about the relationship between words and music and how they inspire each other.


Though Le nozzi di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro) is sung in Italian, Mozart's librettist, Lorenzo de Ponte based this opera on a French play written by which playwright?

 
 
 
 

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