5 Written Questions
4 Multiple Choice Questions
- violin, viola, cello, harp, double bass
- Held between knees; full tone & powerful; during the Baroque
- The percussion instruments provide the orchestra with accents, rhythms and special timbres. In most cases, a sound is produced by striking the instrument with another object; a stick, mallet or beater.
- A part of the string family; no bow; plucked; 7 petals to change pitch of strings
4 True/False Questions
Examples of woodwinds instruments → Oboe, English horn, flute, Piccolo, Clarinet, Bass clarinet, Bassoon, Contra-bassoon
Woodwinds → All strings produce their tone by the vibration of stretched strings.
Examples of brass instruments → violin, viola, cello, harp, double bass
Strings → The brass section includes instruments in which the vibration is made by air blown through the player's lips which are pressed into a cup-shaped mouthpiece. You buzz your lips into a cup-shaped mouthpiece. Lowest.