5 Written Questions
4 Multiple Choice Questions
- violin, viola, cello, harp, double bass
- All strings produce their tone by the vibration of stretched strings.
- A part of the string family; no bow; plucked; 7 petals to change pitch of strings
- 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
The Double Bass → 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.
Cello → The contralto of the string group; larger than violin; strong tone;
Examples of woodwinds instruments → violin, viola, cello, harp, double bass
Examples of brass instruments → French horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba