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Instruments of the Classical Orchestra

3.2
(56 votes)
12 questions
English
1
48 random squares

Which instrument is the woman holding?

Cello

Double bass

Viola

Violin

60% got this right

The cello was invented in the early 16th century.
2
48 random squares

Which instrument of the violin family is this?

Double bass

Cello

Viola

Violin

53% got this right

The violin family of instruments includes violin, viola, cello, and double bass.
3
48 random squares

Which string instrument is the girl playing?

Violin

Cello

Double bass

Guitar

Easy  88% got this right

Violin, viola, cello, and double bass are played with a bow.
4
48 random squares

Which string instrument is the lady inspecting?

Viola

Cello

Double bass

Guitar

75% got this right

The viola is slightly larger than the violin and has a deeper sound.
5
48 random squares

Can you identify this instrument, the central piece in a drum set?

Snare drum

Cymbal

Kettledrum

Xylophone

54% got this right

The snare drum is the smallest cylinder drum.
6
48 random squares

Which instrument of the percussion family is this?

Kettledrum

Cymbal

Snare drum

Xylophone

53% got this right

Kettledrums are informally called timps.
7
48 random squares

Do you recognize this melodic percussion instrument?

Xylophone

Cymbal

Kettledrum

Musical triangle

Easy  85% got this right

The xylophone was developed in the 9th century.
8
48 random squares

Can you identify the percussion instrument?

Cymbal

Musical triangle

Snare drum

Xylophone

Easy  84% got this right

Cymbals have existed since ancient times and are referenced in the Bible.
9
48 random squares

Which percussion instrument is the man playing?

Musical triangle

Cymbal

Kettledrum

Xylophone

79% got this right

Triangle has been used in many of the works by Mozart, Beethoven, and Liszt.
10
48 random squares

Can you identify the reed instrument?

Oboe

Alto clarinet

Bassoon

Clarinet

Hard  24% got this right

The mouthpieces of oboes, clarinets and bassoons feature reeds.
11
48 random squares

Which wind instrument is this?

English horn

Bassoon

Clarinet

Piccolo flute

Hard  5% got this right

The English horn is a larger version of the oboe.
12
48 random squares

What instrument is the man playing?

Piccolo flute

Bassoon

Clarinet

Standard concert flute

54% got this right

The modern piccolo has most of the same fingerings as the standard transverse flute.