Concert Band Music

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Music Band Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which is the odd one out?
    • A. 

      Woodwinds

    • B. 

      Brass

    • C. 

      Violins

    • D. 

      Percussion

  • 2. 
    Which of these do not belong in the brass section?
    • A. 

      Tubas

    • B. 

      Saxophones

    • C. 

      Trombones

    • D. 

      Cornets

  • 3. 
    Which of these positions are usually not found in a concert band?
    • A. 

      Librarian

    • B. 

      Conductor

    • C. 

      Concert Master

    • D. 

      Drum Major

  • 4. 
    What type(s) of music do concert bands play?
    • A. 

      Pop

    • B. 

      Classical

    • C. 

      Jazz

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Which section do the cymbals fall under?
    • A. 

      Brass

    • B. 

      Percussion

    • C. 

      Woodwinds

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Which of these characteristics best describe the bassoon?
    • A. 

      Double-reed

    • B. 

      Produces a high pitch

    • C. 

      Belongs to the brass family

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    Which of these is NOT a percussion mallet instrument?
    • A. 

      Marimba

    • B. 

      Chimes

    • C. 

      Glockenspiel

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    What do the valves of a trumpet do?
    • A. 

      They allow the pitch of the sound produced to be higher

    • B. 

      They allow the pitch of the sound produced to be lower

    • C. 

      They mute the trumpet

    • D. 

      There are no valves

  • 9. 
    Which is the odd one out?
    • A. 

      Oboes

    • B. 

      Bassoons

    • C. 

      Flutes

    • D. 

      Clarinets

  • 10. 
    What do percussion auxiliaries (e.g. triangle, cymbal) do?
    • A. 

      Maintain the balance for the band

    • B. 

      Help the band keep time

    • C. 

      Add color and sound effects

    • D. 

      Play the melody

  • 11. 
    Which type of saxophones produce the highest pitch?
    • A. 

      Soprano

    • B. 

      Tenor

    • C. 

      Alto

    • D. 

      Baritone

  • 12. 
    Which is the second highest sounding member of the brass family?
    • A. 

      Horns

    • B. 

      Trumpets

    • C. 

      Euphoniums

    • D. 

      Trombones

  • 13. 
    How is the pitch of the trombone changed?
    • A. 

      By pressing the valves

    • B. 

      By moving the slide

    • C. 

      By placing your hand in the bell

    • D. 

      The pitch cannot be changed

  • 14. 
    Which of the following drums have a definite pitch?
    • A. 

      Snare drum

    • B. 

      Bass drum

    • C. 

      Timpani

    • D. 

      Toms

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