Saturday, January 4, 2003

Violins, violas, cellos, and double basses all have how many strings?

Violins, violas, cellos, and double basses all have how many strings?
A) 3
B) 4
C) 5
D) 6
11. Which brass instrument plays the lowest notes?
A) Tuba
B) Euphonium
C) French Horn
D) Trumpet
12. Which family of instruments makes sound by causing the player's lips to buzz in a metal, cup shaped mouth piece?
A) Strings
B) Woodwinds
C) Brass
D) Percussion
13. What is the name of the part of the bagpipe that plays the melody?
A) Drone
B) Chanter
C) Mouthpiece
D) Bag
14. Finish this sentence with the best answer. The longer the vibrating string or the longer the vibrating column of air_________________
A) the higher the sound
B) the lower the sound
C) the louder the sound
D) the softer the sound
15. Which of these instruments did Beethoven (1770-1827) most likely not compose for?
A) Violin
B) Saxophone
C) Oboe
D) Clarinet
16. Which brass instrument has a different range than the other three?
A) Cornet
B) Euphonium
C) Trumpet
D) Flugelhorn
17. Think about the music that you listen to on a regular basis. Name the artist or group and describe the instruments and voices that you hear in that music. What is the purpose of each of the instruments or voices?

HTML Editor18. Build your own band or orchestra. What instruments would you include and why? What could the instruments play that you would like to hear? Why would they be important to have as a part of your group?

HTML Editor19. Strings can be played by using which of the following methods?
A) Plucked
B) Bowed
C) Hammered
D) All of the above
20. Which instrument is NOT a brass instrument?
A) Flugelhorn
B) Euphonium
C) Tuba
D) English Horn
21. A clarinet can be found in the following musical ensembles except for__________.
A) Orchestra
B) Concert Band
C) Brass Band
D) Dixieland Band
22. A trombone is considered a ________voice of a musical ensemble.
A) Soprano
B) Alto
C) Tenor
D) Bass
23. Steel drums are most popular in__________.
A) Hawaii
B) Italy
C) Australia
D) The Caribbean Islands
24. Which family of instruments would the oboe belong?
A) Strings
B) Woodwinds
C) Brass
D) Percussion
25. Which family of instruments would the trombone belong?
A) Strings
B) Woodwinds
C) Brass
D) Percussion
26. Which Family of instruments would the snare drum belong?
A) Strings
B) Woodwinds
C) Brass
D) Percussion
27. Which family of instruments would the viola belong?
A) Strings
B) Woodwinds
C) Brass
D) Percussion
28. Which family of instruments would the tuba belong?
A) Strings
B) Woodwinds
C) Brass
D) Percussion
29. Which family of instruments would the French horn belong?
A) Strings
B) Woodwinds
C) Brass
D) Percussion
30. Which family of instruments would the English horn belong?
A) Strings
B) Woodwinds
C) Brass
D) Percussion
31. Which instrument is NOT related to the bugle?
A) Trumpet
B) English Horn
C) Cornet
D) Flugelhorn
32. Which of these instruments is unpitched?
A) Marimba
B) Timpani
C) Snare Drum
D) Bells
33. The strings on a piano are hammered, or struck to produce a sound.
A) True
B) False
34. You can find percussion instruments in almost every culture in the world.
A) True
B) False
35. Mandolin strings are grouped in pairs.
A) True
B) False
36. The piano was invented before the harpsichord.
A) True
B) False
37. The modern harp is constructed with strings and pedals.
A) True
B) False
38. The larger the woodwind instrument, the higher the sound.
A) True
B) False

Answer on Violins, violas, cellos, and double basses all have how many strings?

How long did it take you to type all this? You could have cracked you music appreciation book or listened to your teacher in class. Why on earth should we do your homework, you learn nothing this way.