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A Musical Alphabet
"Anyone for musical alphabets? Each answer will be either a musical term or an instrument. "
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
What would you call an easy, strolling tempo?
Which instrument, a trumpet's cousin, makes its appearance at
American funerals and bedtimes?
What is another word for a round?
What term is used to indicate that the music should get gradually
What word describes how a player's lips and mouth are shaped to
form the sounds on a woodwind or brass instrument?
If an Italian asked you if you play the "flauto dolce", which
instrument would he be referring to?
Which percussion instrument has metal bars which are laid out in a similar pattern to the keys of a piano? The sound it makes is like bells.
What is another name for the mouth organ?
What term is used for music played "in the middle" -- between acts
of an opera, for example?
What French word gives us the English word "juggler", and was
used to describe wandering "one man bands" in medieval times?
This instrument produces its sound by the player humming into one end, which causes tissue paper to vibrate, giving a buzzy sound. (You probably won't find these at your next Philharmonic concert.)
What's the name of the instrument which was played both by Orpheus and David?
What do we call the machine invented to keep a steady tempo?
What do we call music which is written to give a dreamy, pensive,
almost sleepy feeling?
What is the double-reed woodwind instrument used by Prokofiev for
the duck in "Peter and the Wolf"?
What is the Italian word for "soft", and the name of Van Cliburn's
instrument of choice?
What kind of dance did Lewis Carroll write about in "Alice in Wonderland"?
What does "ritard" mean?
Gradually slow down.
Start over from the beginning.
What do we call this woodwind? Its body is made of metal, it
comes in many sizes, and it uses a single reed to produce its sound.
Which clef has the notes FACE in its spaces?
This instrument was made (in)famous by Tiny Tim singing to Miss
Which does not belong? Vivace, Vif, Violin, Vitamente
What do we call the instrument family which includes flute, oboe,
clarinet and saxophone?
What is the name for the bamboo saxophone?
This is a style of music, associated with the bayous and backwaters of Louisiana.
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