3/2/21: Q: Which musical artist has sold the all-time highest number of albums?
A: The Beatles
3/4/21: Q: Traditional musical instruments are typically categorized into 4 families (woodwind, string, brass and percussion). What qualifies a percussion instrument to belong to that family?
A: A percussion instrument is hit, shaken, or scraped to make a sound.
3/5/21: Q: Which famous composer is not only famous for his music, but is known for having 20 children?
A: Johann Sebastian Bach
3/8/21: Q: Which movie produced the first commerically sold soundtrack?
A: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 1937
3/9/21: Q: Which Broadway musical was the most successful in 2019?
A: Hamilton grossed over $159 million in ticket sales in 2019, making it the #1 show of the year.
3/11/21: Q: What was the latest song to reach the Billboard top 100 list that was sung in a language other than English?
A: Life Goes On, by K-Pop group BTS. Most of the song is sung in Korean.
3/12/21: Q: Which pop/R&B artist has won the most Grammy awards for his performances?
A: Stevie Wonder has won 25 Grammy Awards.
UPDATE: Beyonce has just beaten Stevie Wonder's title, and is now the leader for the most Grammys.
3/15/21: Q: Which woodwind instrument is usually mistaken for being a brass instrument?
A: The saxophone is a woodwind instrument. It is played through a wooden piece called a reed.
3/16/21: Q: What is the national instrument of Ireland?
A: The Irish harp
3/18/21: Q: Who wrote this famous operatic song? (play Queen of the Night excerpt)
A: Mozart, from his opera The Magic Flute
3/22/21: Q: What decade did the song "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" first appear at a baseball game?
3/23/21: Q: Which musical artist had the most number one hits during the 1980's?
A: Michael Jackson, with 9 number one songs in the '80s.
3/25/21: Q: How many musicians do we have here at Brinckerhoff?