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30Q #48

Postby Hexameron » Thu Oct 12, 2006 12:46 pm

Even though there was a slight discrepancy with the last 30Q, I guess I should start a new one.

Ask away. :keyboard
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Postby piqaboo » Thu Oct 12, 2006 1:02 pm

was/is the composer caucasian?
Altoid - curiously strong.
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Postby Hexameron » Thu Oct 12, 2006 1:32 pm

1. was/is the composer caucasian?

Yes.
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Postby Shapley » Thu Oct 12, 2006 1:48 pm

Is the composer alive today?

Was the composer alive during the advent of mechanized air travel?

Is/was the composer a Continental European?
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Postby Hexameron » Thu Oct 12, 2006 2:04 pm

2. Is the composer alive today?

No.

3. Was the composer alive during the advent of mechanized air travel?

No.

4. Is/was the composer a Continental European?

Yes.
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Postby Shapley » Thu Oct 12, 2006 2:09 pm

Was the composer alive during the signing of the Declaration of Independence?

Was the composer from a Romance-Language-Speaking Country?

Does the music contain parts for strings, woodwinds, brass, and percussion?
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Postby Hexameron » Thu Oct 12, 2006 2:30 pm

5. Was the composer alive during the signing of the Declaration of Independence?

No

6. Was the composer from a Romance-Language-Speaking Country?

No.

7. Does the music contain parts for strings, woodwinds, brass, and percussion?

Yes.
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Postby navneeth » Thu Oct 12, 2006 2:40 pm

Composer born before 1776? in the 18th century?
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Postby Shapley » Thu Oct 12, 2006 2:41 pm

Was the composer from a Slavic Country?

Was the Compsoer Alive during the United States Civil War?

Does the composition include parts for human vocalists?
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Postby Hexameron » Thu Oct 12, 2006 2:50 pm

8. Composer born before 1776?

No.

9. in the 18th century?

No.

10. Was the composer from a Slavic Country?

Yes.

11. Was the Composer Alive during the United States Civil War?

Yes.

12. Does the composition include parts for human vocalists?

No.
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Postby Shapley » Thu Oct 12, 2006 3:07 pm

Does the composition include a highlighted instrument? If so, is it a keyboard instrument?
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Postby navneeth » Thu Oct 12, 2006 3:13 pm

Edit: At this late hour, I read 'Slavic' as 'Solvak'. :dunce:
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Postby Catmando » Thu Oct 12, 2006 3:17 pm

navneeth wrote:Dvorak?;
if (answer == 'yes')
{
Is it one of his symphonies?;
if (answer == 'yes')
{
Even-numbered symphony?;
if (answer == 'no')
{
Prime-numbered symphony?; /*Include 1 as prime*/
if (answer == 'no')
{
guess = Symphony No.9;
}

}
}
}


Nav, what is the condensed version of this equation? :P

Serious question: Does the composition include non-human voices? Actually, I'm just kidding. :rofl:
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Postby Hexameron » Thu Oct 12, 2006 3:27 pm

13. Does the composition include a highlighted instrument?

No.

And Catmando... there is no solution to nav's equation.
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Postby navneeth » Thu Oct 12, 2006 3:33 pm

That's not an equation. In a sense, there is no "solution," since I never asked Hex to print the result. (S)he would've done everything in the mind but would not have replied. :D
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Postby Shapley » Thu Oct 12, 2006 3:35 pm

Dvorak was alive (albeit just barely) during the advent of mechanized air travel.
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Postby Shapley » Thu Oct 12, 2006 3:39 pm

Was the composer also a noted chemist?
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Postby Hexameron » Thu Oct 12, 2006 4:36 pm

14. Was the composer also a noted chemist?

No.
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Postby dai bread » Thu Oct 12, 2006 5:22 pm

Was the composer Russian?

Is the work a symphony?
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Postby Hexameron » Thu Oct 12, 2006 6:39 pm

15. Was the composer Russian?

Yes!

16. Is the work a symphony?

No.
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