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The term band refers to...?
a rock group, a jazz group, and a marching ensemble
Which meter would be conducted in a pattern of down-right-up?
triple
TRUE OR FALSE: The modern orchestra is typically made of of thirty to forty players.
False
TRUE OF FALSE: Most large musical ensembles use a conductor in order to perform together.
True
The intruments of the western orchestra are categorized in four groups: strings, brass, percussion, and...?
woodwinds
Which of the following insturments is not a member of the bowed string family? the guitar, violocello, viola, or the violin
the guitar
The intrument normally chosedn to sound the tuning note in the orchestra is...?
the oboe
The term a cappella refers to choral music performed...?
without any accompaniment
Approximately two thirds of a symphony orchestra consists of...?
strings
A jazz band is normally made up of...?
woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments
TRUE OF FALSE: Chamber music is intended for a small group of performers, with one player to a part.
True
TRUE OR FALSE: A piano trio is an ensemble of three pianos.
False
TRUE OR FALSE: The term orchestra may be applied to various muscial ensembles around teh world.
True
TRUE OF FALSE: Rock bands often rely on electronically generated sounds.
True
The special effect produced on a string instrument by plucking the string with the finger is called...?
pizzicato
The highest sounding member of the woodwind family is...?
the flute
A fairly large body of singers who perform together is called?
a chorus
What distinguishes chamber music from orcherstal music?
the number of players on each part
Which instruments are traditionally seated in the front of teh orchestra?
strings
TRUE OR FALSE: The standard instrumentation of a string quartet is two violins, viola, and cello.
True