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Violin Quiz

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Violin
Bowed stringed instrument that is the highest member of the violin family
G
The lowest open string on the violin
D
The second lowest open string on the violin
A
The second highest open string on the violin
E
The highest open string on the violin, violas and cellos do not have this string
Bow
A stroke with a curved piece of wood with taut horsehair strands that is used in playing stringed instruments
Orchestra
a musical organization consisting of a group of instrumentalists including string players
Pizzicato
Plucking the strings
Arco
Playing with the bow
Sharp
A sign that raises a note one half step
Flat
A sign that lowers a note one half step
Subdivision
The inner pulse of a beat
Shift
Move the left hand from one point on the fingerboard to another
Octave
The interval from one note to the next note of the same name, up or down
Scale
An arrangement of notes in ascending or descending order