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Instruments of the Classical Orchestra 2

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(44 votes)
12 questions
English
1
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Which woodwind instrument is the man playing?

Standard concert flute

Bassoon

Clarinet

Piccolo flute

36% got this right

The concert flute is also called transverse flute.
2
48 random squares

This is one of the newer orchestral instruments. Which one?

Clarinet

Bassoon

Flute

Oboe

39% got this right

The clarinet descended from a French instrument known as the Chalumeau.
3
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Which woodwind instrument is this?

Alto clarinet

Bassoon

English horn

Flute

49% got this right

The alto clarinet is a larger version of the clarinet and produces a lower sound.
4
Blur reveal

Which woodwind instrument is the woman playing?

Bassoon

Clarinet

Flute

Oboe

57% got this right

The Italian name for Bassoon is Fagotto.
5
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Which brass instrument is this?

French horn

English horn

Trumpet

Tuba

42% got this right

The French horn is known as the "horn" in music circles.
6
48 random squares

Which clear and sweet instrument is this?

Recorder

Bassoon

Clarinet

Oboe

43% got this right

The recorder has been popular in Europe since the Middle Ages.
7
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Do you recognize the brass instrument?

Trumpet

French horn

Trombone

Tuba

61% got this right

The trumpet, French horn, trombone, and tuba are brass instruments.
8
48 random squares

Which brass instrument is the man playing?

Trombone

Clarinet

French horn

Trumpet

76% got this right

The word "trombone" derives from the Italian Tromba.
9
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This is a low pitch instrument, which one?

Tuba

Bassoon

Trombone

Trumpet

59% got this right

The tuba has the lowest pitch of all brass instruments.
10
12 random squares

Which instruments are pictured here?

A grand piano and an upright piano

A grand piano and a pipe organ

A harpsichord and a pipe organ

A pipe organ and an upright piano

62% got this right

The piano was invented in Italy around 1700, by Bartolomeo Cristofori.
11
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Which keyboard instrument is this?

Harpsichord

Harp

Pipe organ

Upright piano

Hard  26% got this right

The harpsichord can be traced back to the late Middle Ages.
12
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Which string instrument is the man playing?

Harp

Double bass

Guitar

Harpsichord

63% got this right

The harp is widely used as a corporate logo, for instance by the Irish beer Guinness.