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

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What do you know about this topic? Play this mixed game to try a little bit of everything!
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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.
10 Q
Aug 07 02
2097 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!
10 Q
Jun 18 12
4089 plays
3 Music to My Ears
The wonderful world of music is a universal love all over the planet. All cultures express themselves through music in some form. Here are ten of the more unusual musical instruments that make music to my ears.
10 Q
Jan 07 15
462 plays
4 Musical Instruments Through History
This quiz covers a variety of musical instruments throughout history. Match the description of the instrument to the correct answer.
Very Difficult
10 Q
Jan 21 15
249 plays
5 Instruments of the Orchestra
A few select instruments of the orchestra are here to tell you a bit about themselves, but they are a little shy, as you can see by the partial photos. Come and say hello!
10 Q
Jan 07 15
621 plays
6 All About Musical Instruments
How much do you know about musical instruments? Take this quiz and find out.
10 Q
Oct 19 11
855 plays
7 Musical Instruments
See if you can match the instrument with the description.
10 Q
Oct 22 00
7233 plays
8 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.
10 Q
Mar 24 10
1557 plays
9 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".
10 Q
Feb 10 12
1530 plays
10 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.
10 Q
Oct 20 08
654 plays
11 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
Sep 19 11
765 plays
12 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!
10 Q
Nov 28 06
465 plays
13 Instrument Identification
Just some simple descriptions of instruments. Can you guess them all?
10 Q
Sep 11 14
606 plays
14 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?
10 Q
Dec 14 10
1113 plays
15 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?
10 Q
Jun 21 10
621 plays
16 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?
10 Q
Aug 19 02
4359 plays
17 Band Instruments
Do you like band? I do! Here is an easy quiz about band instruments.
10 Q
Mar 14 07
1809 plays
18 Orchestral Manoeuvres
Questions about musical instruments and where they fit in the orchestra (woodwind - brass -percussion - string).
10 Q
Feb 11 04
1422 plays
19 Musical Instruments
The instruments in this quiz are part of bands(concert or jazz) or orchestras. Hope you enjoy the quiz.
10 Q
May 01 07
1890 plays
20 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!
10 Q
Jan 21 02
2439 plays
21 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.
10 Q
Feb 17 07
246 plays
22 Musical Instruments
Did you pay attention in band in school? Let's find out!
10 Q
May 05 07
1698 plays
23 Do You Know What Instrument I Am?
This quiz is about ten different musical instruments. I will describe them and you have to tell me what I am talking about. Let's see how well you know your musical instruments. Good luck.
10 Q
May 17 15
387 plays
24 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!
10 Q
Jan 01 06
486 plays
25 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?
10 Q
Sep 04 14
240 plays
26 Music 3
Quiz on some musical instruments and terms.
10 Q
Feb 18 02
2118 plays
27 Band Instruments
This is a quiz about things found in one of my favorite classes at school.
10 Q
Dec 20 06
2049 plays
28 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.
10 Q
Feb 22 03
564 plays
29 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.
10 Q
Jul 28 01
246 plays
30 Musical Instruments Trivia
This quiz is general trivia about musical instruments.
10 Q
Mar 10 01
1527 plays
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Last Updated Jun 17 15 3:57 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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