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Music by Letter - T

Identify these musical things that start with the letter T.
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Last updated: September 21, 2018
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Orchestral brass instrument
Musical theater equivalent of an
Oscar award
Piece of music for three players
Small metal percussion instrument
Rapper Shakur
Also known as G clef
Swift of country and pop
Speed of a piece of music
Band with the 1982 hit "Africa"
"Hey Mr. __________ man, play
a song for me"
Girl band with 1995 hit "Waterfalls"
Adjust an instrument to correct pitch
Wagner opera: "______ and Isolde"
Higher than baritone, lower than alto
Composer of "The Nutcracker"
"What's Love Got to Do With It" singer
City that Drake is from
Nirvana: "Smells like ____ Spirit"
level 21
Mar 26, 2018
good one, i think it's easier than the rest
level 81
Sep 22, 2018
I even remember the video that went with Waterfalls. It was playing a lot. Also I liked it. One of the handful of songs from the 90s that I actually remember.
level 69
Mar 22, 2019
When that song came out I was in Navy boot camp and we had to march everywhere we went. And when we marched we always had someone calling out cadence. There were quite a few divisions (us included) that were using the "Waterfalls" tune for cadence.
level 79
Feb 21, 2019
A seriously wide-ranging quiz. :-) Well done.
level 54
Mar 22, 2019
WHAT. "Waterfalls" is the lowest answer here? Explain yourself, Internet. How are there so many people who are aware of Tupac, but not TLC?
level 78
Mar 22, 2019
Is this a joke? This sounds like a joke.
level 59
Mar 22, 2019
Tupac is by many accounts the greatest rapper of all-time, and the clue gives away his last name. TLC was...a girl group. A very good girl group, but they are nowhere near as significant as Tupac was. Plus the Tupac/Biggie feud really elevated his stature in the general public consciousness. A biopic of his life was released last year...but yeah, also TLC. Sure.
level 76
Mar 22, 2019
No idea who Toto is but I know that Weird Al Yankovic and Weezer did a cover of that song.
level 50
Mar 26, 2019
Poor soul
level 61
Mar 28, 2019
Toto is a rock band originally popular back in the late 70s to early 80s. I like their musicianship. There are many popular bands that are made up of amateur musicians who can only play basic cords and rhythms, but Toto is in a different class. Their original members were all studio musicians who made a living playing for other artists on their recordings. They then got together to form their own group. Their music is a little dated in style, but it's is still worth a listen.
level 46
Mar 22, 2019
Did really good until the bands and song lyrics popped up. Have no clue what any of those are.
level 45
Mar 22, 2019
I would say the question about clefs is a little misleading. A 'G' clef is simply one of several clefs which denote where on the stave the note G is to be placed. Typically, this is the G above middle C, though there are exceptions to this (i.e. octave-displaced clefs). The treble clef is indeed a G clef, however not all G clefs are treble clefs. A G clef is only the treble clef when placed on the second line of the stave. The same as not all F clefs are the bass clef, and not all C clefs are the alto clef (or solely used by violists!). However, no other G clefs are used in music today (apart from some violin music randomly being written in the old French violin clef), so the treble clef is the only G clef which is in practical use today. Ridiculously (and probably unnecessarily) pedantic? Almost certainly! But I thought somebody may find this interesting nevertheless...
level 24
Mar 22, 2019
i am EXTREMELY impressed that it took my grossly misspelled answer of "tchaikovsky"
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