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1 A Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra By Benjamin Britten

2 Last week we studied Benjamin Britten’s A Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra

3 We met Violet and Uncle Ollie

4 Violet introduced us to the orchestra!

5 Each Instrument of the Orchestra is represented in this musical piece. The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

6 We learned about the Woodwinds!

7 We learned about the Strings!

8 The Brass Instruments!

9 And the Percussion!

10 The circled character represents the ____ family. A.Woodwinds B.Strings C.Brass D.Percussion v http://www.mhhe.com/socscience/music/kamien9e/part01/chapter02/youngpersonsguide/brittenguideinteractive.htm

11 The circled character represents the ____ family. A.Woodwinds B.Strings C.Brass D.Percussion v

12 The circled character represents the ____ family. A.Woodwinds B.Strings C.Brass D.Percussion v

13 The circled character represents the ____ family. A.Woodwinds B.Strings C.Brass D.Percussion v

14 Name this family of instruments A.Strings B.Brass C.Woodwinds D.Percussion

15 The flute and the piccolo are the only instruments in the orchestra that are side blown and is played similar to… A.A piece of grass B.A drinking straw C.A can D.A bottle

16 The oboe uses a reed to produce sound. It is a A.Single Reed B.Double Reed

17 The more holes we cover on a woodwind instrument makes the instrument go A.Lower B.Higher Clarinet

18 The Bassoon has 4 parts. If stretched out it would be around A.4 foot long B.6 foot long C.8 foot long

19 Name this family of instruments… A.Woodwinds B.Strings C.Brass D.Percussion

20 Select the lowest sounding Brass Family Instrument A.French Horn B.Trombone C.Trumpet D.Tuba

21 What is one unusual fact about the French horn? A.It is made brass B.It has a mouthpiece C.The player cups his/her hand in the bell to shade the sound. D.It’s very loud

22 The trombone changes length, goes higher and lower, by changing its A.Slide B.Bell C.Mouthpiece D.Clothes

23 The trumpet plays the highest notes in the brass family. A.True B.False

24 Name this family of instruments… A.Woodwinds B.Strings C.Brass D.Percussion

25 The violin is the lowest sounding instrument in the string family. A.True B.False

26 The viola looks and is shaped exactly like the violin except A.The viola has more strings B.The viola is slightly larger C.The viola has two bows D.The viola is played standing up

27 The longer the string the ____ it sounds A.Lower B.Higher cello

28 The string bass is the _____ of the string instruments A.Highest B.Lowest

29 The harp has 47 strings. A.True B.False

30 Name this family of instruments… A.Woodwinds B.Strings C.Brass D.Percussion

31 The snare drum has a membrane is non-pitched. A.True B.False

32 The Xylophone is a pitched percussion instrument. A.True B.False

33 The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra Introduction http://youtu.be/HqlXkr81t9c http://youtu.be/Ku3TRcjLpyY Ending Fugue http://youtu.be/waP1N446Zb0\


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