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Ok - Here's the legal stuff first:
The first one to answer THREE trivia questions correctly will win the prize. This contest is open to anyone living in the US or UK who is aged 18 or older. Only posts that are unedited will be accepted as answers. Prize will be shipped to the winner at no cost to the winner. The prize will be a Jim Brickman Peace CD and Music Book which is worth $28.00. For complete rules, please visit ]http://www.bellaonline.com/misc/sweeps/rules.asp

Now, my turn! It's my first official trivia contest as your classical music editor! I have the awesome Jim Brickman's Peace CD AND Songbook to give away. You may be wondering why a Christmas book & CD in February? Well you are going to need to practice to play these songs as well as Jim by Christmas...that's why!

The first person to answer 3 trivia questions correctly will win. To give everyone time to tell their friends about this, I will post the 1st question on Sunday, Feb. 5th.

As soon as I see a correct answer, I will identify the person and the answer, and I will post a new question. So after the 5th you will just have to keep checking back in to see when the next question comes up!

Tip: You will be able to find all answers either in my articles or in forum discussions.

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Here's a description of the book and a list of the songs in both the book and CD.
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Wait... tell me more about these full-color pictures.... (tee-hee... he's CUTE, eh?)

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Question #1.

The Mirlirton Dance from Tchaikovsky's ballet The Nutcracker , represents what type of food?

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Marzipan.

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<img src="/images/graemlins/music.gif" alt="" />

Yea! RenaissanceWoo! <img src="/images/graemlins/laugh.gif" alt="" />

Yes, the answer is marzipan!

RenaissanceWoo has 1 correct.


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Question #2

Find the 3 mistakes in this statement;

While George Friedrich Handel wrote the music for �Messiah�, the words actually came from his longtime friend, Charles Jennings. Many debate that the words were inspired by scriptures; such as �The Hallelujah Chorus� which is the grand finale of this famous oratorio. While others say that the lyrics were completely original. in all likelihood, it was a combinationf of the two.

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Woohoo! <img src="/images/graemlins/grin.gif" alt="" />

Here's my attempt at question #2. I'm sort of guessing at the third mistake. I should be working, but I'm researching Messiah instead! I need to get some work done now so I'm putting in my best guess. <img src="/images/graemlins/blush.gif" alt="" /> <img src="/images/graemlins/crazy.gif" alt="" />

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Find the 3 mistakes in this statement;

While George Friedrich Handel wrote the music for �Messiah�, the words actually came from his longtime friend, [color:"red"] Charles Jennings.[/color] [color:"blue"](It's Charles Jennens.)[/color] Many debate that the words were inspired by scriptures; [color:"red"]such as �The Hallelujah Chorus� which is the grand finale of this famous oratorio.[/color] [color:"blue"] (Messiah is written in 3 parts and "The Hallelujah Chorus" comes at the end of Part 2.) [/color] [color:"red"]While others say that the lyrics were completely original.[/color] [color:"blue"](I read somewhere that Handel conducted this piece and changes were made throughout his life. It's quite understood that the lyrics are not completely original to Jennens or Handel, and no one is arguing that it is completely original.) [/color] in all likelihood, it was a combinationf of the two.

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OH! So close, Renaissance! You got 2 out of 3.

It was a good guess, though!

Get some work done, and come back at lunch break.

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Hehe....

Okay, here's my second attempt....I think I'm overthinking this. <img src="/images/graemlins/crazy.gif" alt="" />

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Find the 3 mistakes in this statement;

While George Friedrich Handel wrote the music for �Messiah�, the words actually came from his longtime friend, [color:"red"] Charles Jennings.[/color] [color:"blue"](It's Charles Jennens.)[/color] Many debate that the words were inspired by scriptures; [color:"red"]such as �The Hallelujah Chorus� which is the grand finale of this famous oratorio.[/color] [color:"blue"] (Messiah is written in 3 parts and "The Hallelujah Chorus" comes at the end of Part 2.) [/color] While others say that the lyrics were completely original. [color:"red"] in all likelihood, it was a combinationf of the two.[/color] [color:"green"](The argument is that he either used Jennens' libretto, or scripture...not a combination of the two.) [/color]

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