Top 10 music facts Selected as the most interesting among music related questions in Music quiz Where does English horn (cor anglais) come from?Breslau. The instrument was created by the Weigel family about 1720. Since it resembled the horns played by angels in religious images, it was called engellisches Horn, meaning angelic horn. But engellisch also meant English.Created by: Kasiamusical instruments facts » How many instruments made by Antonio Stradivari still survive?Around 650. Antonio Stradivari continued to work until his death, in 1737, at the age of 93. He made over 1,000 instruments, of which around 650 still exist, including around 500 violins. Created by: Pritam Meiteimusical instruments facts » Before the 19th century, how many people were needed to make pipe organ play?At least two. Playing the organ before electricity required at least one person (called calcant) to operate the bellows. Therefore, organists rarely practiced on the pipe organs, using other instruments such as the clavichord for practice instead. Created by: Monica Stillerclassical music facts » Which country did Conchita Wurst represent at the Eurovision contest?Austria. Wurst's entry gained high scores from Western European countries as well as some in the East, such as Georgia and Ukraine. However, the levels of support for Wurst varied across Europe: on average she received 4.4 points out of 12 from the post-Soviet states (excluding the Baltic states), 6 points from the other three ex-socialist states, and 10.5 points from Western Europe, Scandinavia, Greece, and Israel.Created by: catherineannTV facts » Foo Fighters is a well known rock band. What does "Foo Fighters" mean?UFOs. The group took its name from the unidentified aerial phenomena that were reported by Allied aircraft pilots in World War II, which were known collectively as foo fighters (the term "UFO" was not used yet). Witnesses often assumed that the foo fighters were secret weapons employed by the enemy.Created by: Masahiro Yakoculture facts » What does the word "karaoke" literally mean?"empty orchestra". In Japan, it has long been common to provide musical entertainment at a dinner or a party. In 1971, Daisoki Inoue, a Japanese drummer musician, made a tape recorder-like machine that played songs for a 100-yen coin each - and leased them out so that the stores did not have to buy new songs on their own. Soon, new businesses called karaoke boxes, with compartmented rooms, became popular.Created by: globalquiz.orgsinging facts » Under what stage name is Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta known in the music industry?Lady Gaga. The Queen song "Radio Ga Ga" inspired her stage name: "I adored Freddie Mercury and Queen had a hit called 'Radio Gaga'"Created by: Kasiawomen facts » What is the lively Spanish dance called Paso Doble modelled after?Bullfight. Paso doble is the type of music played in bullfights during the bullfighters' entrance to the ring or during the passes just before the kill. Famous bullfighters have been honored with pasodoble tunes named after them.Created by: globalquiz.orgdance facts » Where is cha-cha-cha dance from?Cuba. In 1952, Pierre Zurcher-Margolle, a dance teacher from London known as Monsieur Pierre, visited Cuba to find out how and what Cubans were dancing at the time. He brought cha-cha-cha to England and eventually created what is now known as ballroom cha-cha-cha. Typically it is danced to authentic Cuban music.Created by: Monica StillerCaribbean facts » How many keys are there in a modern piano?88. A modern piano has 88 keys. This covers wide range of seven octaves plus a minor third. Only one instrument spans more octaves: a pipe organ (up to ten).Created by: Kate Pierricktechnology facts » Play music quiz and see all the questions.