Instruments of the Classical Orchestra

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Which instrument is the woman holding?

Cello

Double bass

Violin

Viola

The cello was invented in the early 16th century.

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Which instrument of the violin family is this?

Double bass

Cello

Violin

Viola

The violin family of instruments includes violin, viola, cello, and double bass.

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Which string instrument is the girl playing?

Violin

Cello

Double bass

Guitar

Violin, viola, cello, and double bass are played with a bow.

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Which string instrument is the lady inspecting?

Viola

Cello

Double bass

Guitar

The viola is slightly larger than the violin and has a deeper sound.

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

Snare drum

Kettledrum

Xylophone

Cymbal

The snare drum is the smallest cylinder drum.

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Which instrument of the percussion family is this?

Kettledrum

Snare drum

Xylophone

Cymbal

Kettledrums are informally called timps.

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Do you recognize this melodic percussion instrument?

Xylophone

Cymbal

Kettledrum

Musical triangle

The xylophone was developed in the 9th century.

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Can you identify the percussion instrument?

Cymbal

Musical triangle

Xylophone

Snare drum

Cymbals have existed since ancient times and are referenced in the Bible.

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Which percussion instrument is the man playing?

Musical triangle

Cymbal

Xylophone

Kettledrum

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

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Can you identify the reed instrument?

Oboe

Alto clarinet

Clarinet

Bassoon

The mouthpieces of oboes, clarinets and bassoons feature reeds.

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Which wind instrument is this?

English horn

Clarinet

Bassoon

Piccolo flute

The English horn is a larger version of the oboe.

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What instrument is the man playing?

Piccolo flute

Clarinet

Bassoon

Standard concert flute

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