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The highest woodwind instrument in the orchestra is _____
Piccolo
Brass instruments did not require valves until the ____
19th century
A hollow, funnel-shaped piece of wood or plastic that brass players use to alter the tone of their instrument is ____
mute
The piano has ___ keys, spanning more than 7 octaves
88
Rapidly repeating tones by quick up-and-down strokes of the bow is a string technique called ____
tremolo
The very high-pitched tones that are produced when a string player lightly touches certain points on the string are called ____
harmonics
the ______ are the only orchestral drums of definite pitch
Timpani (kettle drums)