Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
bassoon. The German word for bassoon is fagott, which means 'bundle of sticks.'
fortepiano . It was first called the fortepiano because it could make both soft and loud sounds, unlike the harpsichord.
bass . Other string instruments are the violin, viola, cello, and harp.
saxophone. There are different types of saxophones, such as alto, soprano, etc.
Japan. It is actually a harp.
Vibraphone. The vibraphone is also known as the vibes.
Piccolo . 1 octive higher
Piano. The trio started in 1935 with Teddy Wilson on the piano and Gene Krupa on the drums along with Benny. In 1936 he added vibist Lionel Hampton.
Piano. It was actually written for Paul Whiteman's jazz band. The piano was the dominating instrument.
Clavichord . Popular from the 1400's to the 1800's.
1. It was painred by Archibald M. Willard for the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition of 1876 and dismissed by art critics as little more than a cartoon. The painting was first known as "Yankee Doodle".
Bass Fiddle. Dick's first national TV appearance was with his brother on "the Jack Parr Show" in 1961. He is a disciplined regimen of robust workouts and an excellent cook.
Woodwind . It is actually a deep toned oboe.
Slide. The predecessor of the clarinet was the chalumeau. It was improved into the clarinet and accepted into the orchestra during the 18th century.
Guitar. Julie was born in England. She received a Golden Globe Award for best actress and an Oscar for her role in "Mary Poppins".
36. The piano was derived from the harpsichord and the clavichord.
Clarinet. Pee Wee Russell was known for his unique style consisting of squeaks and overtones and a mournful expression. He began with Bix Beiderbeck and Frank Trumbuer in the 20's.