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PuzzleWatch: Choral Masterworks

Put your knowledge to the test with a crossword puzzle that covers six centuries of choral masterworks.

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The choir studiosi cantandi Berlin performs Brahms’ “German Requiem” in 2008. Source: Wikimedia Commons

If you are a fan of the great choral/orchestral masterworks, you will be pleased that quite a few of them are scheduled for the upcoming 2022-23 choral season in Oregon and Southwest Washington. Bach is well represented – his Mass in B minor, St. John Passion and Christmas Oratorio are all on the program. In Portland alone, you can hear Handel’s Messiah, Orff’s Carmina Burana, Rheinberger’s Mass in E-flat, and Beethoven’s Ninth.

Some of these works and many others are included in this month’s crossword puzzle. Kindly forgive a breach of crossword protocol as you discover one genre of masterwork that is repeated five times. Yes, the same answer five times but, well, you’ll see why. Look for ** at the end of these special clues. Enjoy!

Choral Masterworks – Click here for an interactive puzzle you can fill out in your web browser

Download the puzzle as a printable PDF

Download the answer key

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Photo Joe Cantrell

Daryl Browne is a music educator, alto, flutist and writer who lives in Beaverton, Oregon.

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