Christmas music Quiz

The Christmas Music Quiz

How much do you know about some of the most popular Christmas carols? If you can answer all of these questions without having read the historical notes first, you can give yourself the ranking CarolMaster!
1. Neither composer nor lyricist would have approved of which famous Christmas carol, assembled after their deaths? answer
2. Which carol may have been written by cowboy singer Montana Slim? answer
3. Which carol (melody) was composed by an editor and critic for the New York Tribune? answer
4. Which beautiful carol was frowned upon by church authorities who denounced it for lack of musical taste and "total absence of the spirit of religion"? [Hint: It's composer is most famous for his ballet Giselle.] answer
5. Which carol was originally composed for guitar, along with two voices, and choir, because, according to some, the church organ was broken? [It was composed on Christmas Eve and ready in time for Midnight Mass!] answer
6. When Scrooge hears this song in Dicken's "A Christmas Carol," he grabs a ruler and the singer flees in terror. Which carol is it? answer
7. Which carol gets its melody from a song that is mentioned in Shakespeare's "Merry Wives of Windsor"? answer
8. Which song was originally written for a Thanksgiving program? answer

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