5 Written questions
4 Multiple choice questions
- 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.
- Held between knees; full tone & powerful; during the Baroque
- The woodwinds produce tone by means of a vibrating column of air enclosed in a pipe or tube, and with the exception of the flute and piccolo, they produce the vibration by means of a single or double reed.
- The soprano of the string choir; expressive range; melodic passages
4 True/False questions
Examples of woodwinds instruments → violin, viola, cello, harp, double bass
Brass → A part of the string family; no bow; plucked; 7 petals to change pitch of strings
The Double Bass → Lowest voice in the string family; so large must be held upright; six feet long
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.