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Flashcards in ABRSM Grade 4 Music Theory August 2020 Deck (50)
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31

Name the instruments in the PERCUSSION section of the orchestra

timpani (kettle drums)

side drum

bass drum

cymbals

(only the timpani produce notes of definite pitch)

32

Name the instruments in the STRINGS section of the orchestra

violin

viola

cello

double bass

33

Name the instruments in the WOODWIND section of the orchestra

flute

oboe

clarinet

bassoon

34

Name the instruments of the orchestra which use the ALTO CLEF

viola (sometimes treble clef)

35

Name the instruments of the orchestra which use the BASS CLEF

cello (sometimes treble or tenor clef)

double bass

bassoon

trombone (sometimes tenor clef)

tuba

timpani

36

Name the instruments of the orchestra which use the TREBLE CLEF

violin

flute

oboe

clarinet

horn (sometimes bass clef)

trumpet

37

retenu (French)

held back (en retenant: holding back, slowing a little)

38

ritmico

rhythmically

39

rubato, tempo rubato

with some freedom of time

40

stringendo

gradually getting faster

41

trill or 'shake'

A rapid alternation between the specified note and the next higher note

42

turn

When placed directly above the note, the turn indicates a sequence of the next higher note, principal note, next lower note, and a return to the principal note

43

upper mordent

Rapidly play the principal note, the next higher note, then return to the principal note for the remaining duration

44

vite (French)

quick

45

What kind of time signature is this?

12

8

simple / compound time?

duple / triple / quadruple time?

compound quadruple time

46

What kind of time signature is this?

9

8

simple / compound time?

duple / triple / quadruple time?

compound triple time

47

What kind of time signature is this?

6

8

simple / compound time?

duple / triple / quadruple time?

compound duple time

48

What kind of time signature is this?

4

4

simple / compound time?

duple / triple / quadruple time?

simple quadruple time

49

What kind of time signature is this?

3

4

simple / compound time?

duple / triple / quadruple time?

simple triple time

50

What kind of time signature is this?

2

4

simple / compound time?

duple / triple / quadruple time?

simple duple time