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1

Order of voices highest to lowest

Soprano
Mezzo-soprano
Contralto
Tenor
Baritone
Bass

2

Soprano and alto clef

Treble clef

3

Tenor clef

Treble clef with an 8 under it

4

What are the four families in the orchestra?

Strings
Woodwind
Brass
Percussion

5

What is the highest to lowest sounding string instrument?

Violin
Viola
Cello
Double bass

6

What is the only instrument to use the alto clef?

Viola

7

What is the only transposing string instrument?

Double bass

8

Arco

Play with bow

9

Con sordini

With mutes

10

Senza sordini

Without mutes

11

Pizzicato, pizz.

Pluck the strings

12

Sul G

Play on the G string

13

Sul ponticello

Play near the bridge

14

V

Up bow

15

Double stop

Play two strings at once

16

What is the highest to lowest sounding woodwind instrument?

Flute
Oboe
Clarinet
Bassoon

17

What is the only transposing woodwind instrument

Clarinet

18

What woodwind instruments are double reed

Oboe
Bassoon

19

What woodwind instruments are single reed

Clarinet

20

What woodwind instruments use the treble clef

Flute
Oboe
Clarinet

21

What woodwind instruments use the bass/tenor clef

Bassoon

22

What is the highest to lowest sounding brass instrument

Trumpet
Horn
Trombone
Tuba

23

What are the transposing brass instruments

Trumpet
Horn

24

What are the non transposing brass instruments

Trombone
Tuba

25

What brass instrument uses a slide to change notes

Trombone

26

What clefs does the trumpet use

Treble

27

What clefs does the horn use

Bass/ treble

28

What clefs does the trombone use

Bass/ tenor

29

What clefs does the tuba use

Bass

30

What percussion instruments have definite pitch

Timpani
Glockenspiel
Xylophone
Marimba
Vibraphone
Celesta
Tubular bells