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Music by Letter - P

Identify these musical things that start with the letter P.
The previous quiz in this series can be found here (Quiz O)
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First submittedMarch 3, 2017
Last updatedAugust 30, 2018
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Singer of "Purple Rain"
Prince
Instrument made by Steinway & Sons
Piano
One of the Three Tenors
Pavarotti
Michael Jackson was king of this genre
Pop
Bon Jovi song: "Livin' on a ______"
Prayer
Triangle, bells, timpani, etc...
Percussion
What "fermata" means in English
Pause
Very fast tempo (Italian)
Presto
Small, high-pitched flute
Piccolo
What the P stands for in LP record
Playing
Gilbert and Sullivan opera:
"The _______ of Penzance"
Pirates
Hint
Answer
Gershwin opera: "_____ and Bess"
Porgy
"Every Breath You Take" band
Police, The
Simon or McCartney, e.g.
Paul
Tool used to pluck or strum a guitar
Pick
1950 musical "South _______"
Pacific
Take me down to the ________ city, where
the grass is green and the girls are pretty
Paradise
Country where fado music comes from
Portugal
Cole, of "Anything Goes" fame
Porter
French singer Edith
Piaf
"Every Rose Has its Thorn" band
Poison
"Gangnam Style" singer
PSY
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level 71
Aug 31, 2018
Pronto! No? Dang...
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level 71
Aug 31, 2018
I kept wanting poor Edith's last name to be "Pilaf".
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level 72
Sep 2, 2018
Especially with the grainy quality of many of her recordings...
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level 57
Sep 22, 2018
Nice job including plectrum for pick.
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level 68
Feb 9, 2019
I only knew it as "plectron".
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level 61
Aug 21, 2019
I only know it as plectrum, not pick. Then again you shouldn't really call it a pick over here anyway, that would make it sound you were playing it with something else haha.. And I don't thinkyou would be very accurate with that....
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level 73
Oct 8, 2018
Accept Placido for 3 tenors?
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level 75
Jan 10, 2019
Great quiz, thanks!
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level 60
Feb 8, 2019
I'm not the slightest bit embarrassed that the only one I couldn't get was the Gangnam Style 'singer'!
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level 79
Feb 8, 2019
You mean it's not Porky and Bess? I thought she was the girlfriend before petunia.
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level 79
Feb 8, 2019
If you like music themed quizzes, click on my name and give one of mine a try!
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level 76
Feb 8, 2019
My high school band teacher always called the fermata a "pig's eye" and it took me a bit before I could push that image out of the way to get to the correct one. (I looked it up to see if he was just being funny, and apparently it's not unheard of to call it a pig's eye or bird eye.) https://www.cinderzelda.com/musictutor/rhythm/symbols.htm