5 Written questions
4 Multiple choice questions
- All strings produce their tone by the vibration of stretched strings.
- violin, viola, cello, harp, double bass
- 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
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.
Examples of woodwinds instruments → Oboe, English horn, flute, Piccolo, Clarinet, Bass clarinet, Bassoon, Contra-bassoon
Examples of percussion instruments → French horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba
Woodwinds → The soprano of the string choir; expressive range; melodic passages