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'A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence.' - Leopold Stokowski

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1 Medieval and Renaissance Instruments
A time-machine trip for the music scholar..and an educational jaunt for the music sight-seer.
Tough
10 Q
belle_a_cello
Aug 07 02
2049 plays
2 Your Knowledge is Instrumental
Remember that time you walked through that store filled with musical instruments and said you could identify each one by name? Well, you've just been hired there. Hope you can remember the items for sale!
Average
10 Q
kyleisalive
Jun 18 12
4011 plays
3 All About Musical Instruments
How much do you know about musical instruments? Take this quiz and find out.
Average
10 Q
nmerr
Oct 19 11
807 plays
4 Musical Instruments
See if you can match the instrument with the description.
Easy
10 Q
ladymacb29
Oct 22 00
7059 plays
5 Obscure Musical Instruments of the World
Music can be found in every culture on the globe. This quiz will look at some of the lesser known instruments used throughout the world to make music.
Average
10 Q
dcpddc478
Mar 24 10
1527 plays
6 Instrumental Oddities
Musical instruments from around the world are not really "strange" in and of themselves, but sometimes certain ones are used in ways one wouldn't expect. Do come in for a listen and see which ones you recognise as being the "odd one out".
Average
10 Q
Jakeroo
Feb 10 12
1434 plays
7 Sultans of Swing
To swing, the big bands of the 1930's, relied not only on the quality of their musicians but the instruments they employed and the important roles these instruments served. This quiz is dedicated to those instruments ... the real sultans of swing.
Very Easy
10 Q
pollucci19
Sep 19 11
723 plays
8 What Instrument Does That Person Play?
Or, who plays that instrument? Most (but not all) of the questions are from the classical world. For each question I have suggested pieces or albums for further listening, inspired by my personal music collection.
Tough
10 Q
celicadriver
Oct 20 08
645 plays
9 Instrument Identification
Just some simple descriptions of instruments. Can you guess them all?
Easy
10 Q
KFoxy
Sep 11 14
561 plays
10 Beginner's Didgeridoo
I bought one while travelling and was shocked to find there were no quizzes dedicated to this most melodious of instruments. There is now!
Average
10 Q
theboypipe
Nov 28 06
453 plays
11 How Are They Played?
How are musical sounds produced from various instruments? In this quiz I have avoided the ones that we all know such as the piano and the violin. You can tell me how those are played but how about the ones in this quiz?
Tough
10 Q
Jomarion
Jun 21 10
606 plays
12 What's My Name?
In an orchestra, band, or any type of musical ensemble, you'll see various instruments. From my descriptions, can you guess what they are?
Average
10 Q
calvindef
Dec 14 10
1080 plays
13 Name That Instrument!
You go to a classical music concert and you look up at the orchestra (don't they look smart!)... how many of the instruments can you identify from my descriptions?
Average
10 Q
Flapjack44
Aug 19 02
4317 plays
14 Band Instruments
Do you like band? I do! Here is an easy quiz about band instruments.
Easy
10 Q
kaileigha
Mar 14 07
1785 plays
15 Orchestral Manoeuvres
Questions about musical instruments and where they fit in the orchestra (woodwind - brass -percussion - string).
Average
10 Q
musicmonkeyman
Feb 11 04
1299 plays
16 Musical Instruments
The instruments in this quiz are part of bands(concert or jazz) or orchestras. Hope you enjoy the quiz.
Easy
10 Q
jane11
May 01 07
1869 plays
17 Musical Instruments
Did you pay attention in band in school? Let's find out!
Average
10 Q
doodlepup
May 05 07
1608 plays
18 Making the Band
A combination of music theory and random band trivia. I've been in school bands for six years... you can't not pick up useless music trivia!
Average
10 Q
LadyCaitriona
Jan 21 02
2424 plays
19 Unknown Musical Instruments
This quiz is dedicated to some of those really weird musical instruments. My magical time machine will take you everywhere you will need to go to take this quiz. Good luck!
Difficult
10 Q
qmwne
Jan 01 06
471 plays
20 The Ubiquitous Kazoo
The kazoo is a fascinating instrument that nearly anyone can play. This quiz explores the very basic techniques and history of the kazoo.
Average
10 Q
qmwne
Feb 17 07
240 plays
21 Is S/He Really Playing That Instrument?
Something I see a lot are commercials, movie scenes, etc., where someone is pretending to play an instrument. I'm no musician, but having been in band, I can tell most of the time who at least knows a little something about the instrument. Can you?
Tough
10 Q
HairyBear
Sep 04 14
216 plays
22 Music 3
Quiz on some musical instruments and terms.
Average
10 Q
slaarnaeh
Feb 18 02
2106 plays
23 Medieval and Renaissance Instruments 2
More fun with the real oldies...grab your shofar and hang on to your rackett as you cruise down memory lane.
Tough
10 Q
belle_a_cello
Feb 22 03
555 plays
24 Band Instruments
This is a quiz about things found in one of my favorite classes at school.
Average
10 Q
rglover09
Dec 20 06
2037 plays
25 Theatre Organs
Radio City Music hall, Fabulous Fox Theatre, Ohio Theatre, El Capitan Theatre, Emery Theatre, these are all noted for having famous organs, and this is what this quiz is about.
Average
10 Q
phantomguy
Jul 28 01
243 plays
26 Musical Instruments Trivia
This quiz is general trivia about musical instruments.
Average
10 Q
lucyz
Mar 10 01
1509 plays
27 Instrument Riddles.
Name the instruments for the given clues, and answer questions about specific instruments.
Tough
10 Q
notwilbur
Feb 08 04
1344 plays
28 About Musical Instruments
This quiz is all about musical instruments. Have fun!
Easy
10 Q
aerochick1980
Jun 11 05
1284 plays
29 Musical Instruments 1
A little change of pace from all my food and drink quiz's.Good luck.
Average
10 Q
steiny1
Mar 22 01
2049 plays
30 Be Your Own Band
You are out shopping for instruments for your new home recording studio, but you can't remember any of the brands you want. Only for major music enthusiasts.
Difficult
10 Q
notheridesbus
Feb 26 04
378 plays
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This is category 1589
Last Updated Dec 03 14 3:16 PM


Some sample questions from this category:

* This instrument looks and is played like a violin, but it is a bit larger.
* This instrument is normally made of a black wood, is played with a double reed, and sometimes has a 'nasal' sound to it.
* This instrument looks like a bed post and is played with a double reed that connects to the instrument using a bocal.
* This is one of the few (if not the only) brass instrument which uses a slide, not valves, in order to change the pitch.
* This brass instrument needs the player's hand in the bell in order to help control the pitch.


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