|What are your preferred genres of music? (Check all that apply.)|
|Which is your favorite era of music?|
|You'd prefer to be recognized...|
Now, during my lifetime.|
Later, my work should outlive me.
Now and forever.|
I just want to waltz.
|Where do you prefer to work?|
At home, in my studio|
On a train
Some beautiful and pristine place
In the operahouse or theatre
I waltz while I work!
|You are most likely to be accused of...|
Being a bad parent.|
Throwing things at people.
Being in the closet.
Being an egotistical juvenile delinquent.
Being too explicit.
Being a drama queen.
Being a dry old academic.|
Cheating on your spouse.
Being utterly unapproachable.
Being a total sap.
Being completely nuts.
|What sorts of things do you like to read?|
Fairy tales and fables
Whatever would make a good libretto or programmatic piece
Books on the history of the railroad
I don't read much.
I don't read--I waltz!
|Which of these insults is most likely to be directed at you and your works?|
Hideously writhing dragon
Decay of mental energies
Drooling and emasculated
Boneless tonal mollusk
Perverted pathological experimentalism
Writing the same piece 100 times.
Romanticism at its sappiest.
Long, boring, and doesn't go anywhere.
Stark raving lunatic.
Obsession de la waltz
|How do you respond to said criticism?|
Have a full-blown hissy fit
Stick out your tongue and plot vengeance
Either run away and cry, or attempt homicide
March off in a huff
Sit and angst
SMASH IT WITH A HAMMER!
Let off steam by playing with model trains|
Condemn them with political pamphlets
Give them the Evil Eye
Write another piece the same way anyway.
Write an angst song.
Have a nervous breakdown.
Respond, "I'm king! How dare you criticise me?!"
|Your personality is...|
|Your greatest pinnacle is?|
Influence on the future.|
Themes known to everyone.
Over 600 songs.
The good twin.
Claim to the most famous lullabye ever.
Popularization of a prominent musical genre.
Full ability to convey yourself in your work.
Undying worship from all violists.|
Brilliantly complete and interdisciplinary artistry.
Development of the symphony.
Introduction of Bach to the masses.
First to ever write a "Symphony No. 0"
Uh...Mahler's college roommate? And some nice lieder.
|Your worst downfall is?|
Underappreciated during life.|
Physically incapable of appreciating your own work.
Many unfinished projects.
The evil twin.
Constantly being confused with that waltz guy.
Fear of your own works.
Utterly despicable lack of proper human values.
Continually scary and avoided.
Most of your work is unplayed.
Often considered to be boring.
Did we mention complete insanity?
|Do you have mood swings?|
I have multiple personalities.|
|Your music is focused more on...|
|You'd be proud to have inspired...|
Every counterpoint textbook ever written.|
Two movies involving large dogs.
Songwriters of the future.
Many many many mediocre ripoffs.
Fights over proper interpretation of your work.
Pop culture stripdance references.
Shostakovich. Because you did, and because the author of the quiz had to mention him despite the fact that he is a Dead Russian Composer and not a Dead German Composer.
Conductors. RAILWAY conductors. |
Fear in the hearts of many, by name and by work.
All future symphonists.
The composition of songs that don't have words.
Naps in the concert hall.
Questions into the sanity of composers.
|Would you be mad if you knew I was making fun of you in this quiz?|
La la la, I can't hear you!|
Which one of us are you mocking?