answers. . .

sorry, this was rather slow in arrival.

here are the answers to my bar quiz.

- What song’s hook did John Williams play upside-down to create the theme to Star Wars?
Born Free

- Of the upright and hoop antennas on the theremin, which controls the pitch?
the upright

- When reading the key signature, what are the first 4 flats, in order?
B, E, A, D

- In 1913, on it’s opening night, the music for Igor Stravinsky’s ballet incited a riot due to it’s bold new sound. What was the title of the music?
Rite of Spring

- What legendary blue musician supposedly sold his soul to the devil at the cross roads near Dockery Plantation?
Robert Johnson

- Currently there is an organ in Germany playing a piece of music called, “As slow as possible.” It started in 2001 and will end 639 years later in 2640. What 20th century avant garde composer wrote the music?
John Cage

- Which of Mozart’s operas is largely known as a masonic opera?
Magic Flute (though the Marriage of Figaro also has some masonic symbolism)

- There is a singing road in South Korea. What city is it in?

- What nobel prize winning physicist took a year sabbatical in Brazil, learned to play the bongos, and competed in a samba competition during Carnival in Rio?
Richard Feynman

- What gravely voiced singer/ songwriter/ composer appeared as Dr. A Heller in the 1999 movie, Mystery Men?
Tom Waits

- What former Stray Cat now leads his own orchestra?
Brian Setzer

- Matt Stone and Trey Parker, creators of South Park, wrote and filmed a musical while attending college in Colorado. What is the name of the movie?
Cannibal! The Musical (original title, Alferd Packer: The Musical)

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