5 Written Questions
4 Multiple Choice Questions
- All strings produce their tone by the vibration of stretched strings.
- French horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba
- 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.
- Lowest voice in the string family; so large must be held upright; six feet long
4 True/False Questions
Cello → Held between knees; full tone & powerful; during the Baroque
Viola → The soprano of the string choir; expressive range; melodic passages
Harp → 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.
Violin → The contralto of the string group; larger than violin; strong tone;