5 Written questions
4 Multiple choice questions
- Lowest voice in the string family; so large must be held upright; six feet long
- violin, viola, cello, harp, double bass
- Timpani, bass drum, snare drum, cymbals, triangle, tambourine
- 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.
4 True/False questions
Brass → A part of the string family; no bow; plucked; 7 petals to change pitch of strings
Violin → The soprano of the string choir; expressive range; melodic passages
Strings → All strings produce their tone by the vibration of stretched strings.
Examples of woodwinds instruments → violin, viola, cello, harp, double bass