Something's Coming by Leonard Bernstein

Question 1 of 6

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Which one of these is an example of how 'Something's Coming' has been influenced by jazz music?

Select one of the following:

  • The piece uses the cello.

  • The double basses play pizzicato.

  • The piece is written in C major and modulates to D major.

Question 2 of 6

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Which musical did 'Something's Coming' feature in?

Select one of the following:

  • Oklahoma

  • Guys and Dolls

  • West Side Story

Question 3 of 6

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'Something's Coming' is a solo. What voice is it written for?

Select one of the following:

  • Bass

  • Alto

  • Tenor

Question 4 of 6

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The piece begins in 3/4 time. What other time signature does Bernstein use?

Select one of the following:

  • 12/8

  • 2/4

  • 4/4

Question 5 of 6

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What instrument is NOT used in the score?

Select one of the following:

  • Saxophone.

  • Piano.

  • Violin.

Question 6 of 6

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In the line 'around the corner or whistling down a river', there is a leap in the melody on the word 'around'. By what interval does the melody leap?

Select one of the following:

  • An octave.

  • Perfect 5th.

  • Major 3rd.

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Something's Coming by Leonard Bernstein

Chloe Hayward
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GCSE Music Quiz on Something's Coming by Leonard Bernstein, created by Chloe Hayward on 04/03/2014.

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