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Questions related to facts about the symphony orchestra as learned in music class

Questions: 5  |  Attempts: 2288   |  Last updated: Apr 7, 2015
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    Who leads the musicians in an orchestra?

Sheet music is the lifeblood of musicians performing an orchestra. Without sheet music, no orchestra can even begin to play an instrument. The following quiz contains basic questions regarding the specific instructions given...

Questions: 40  |  Attempts: 559   |  Last updated: Oct 11, 2018
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    The distance between two notes....

Question types: Multiple Choice, Essay.Instructions: Choose the appropriate answer after thoroughly reading each question. Use the provided video that will be referenced in the quiz. Some light research may be required to...

Questions: 7  |  Attempts: 579   |  Last updated: May 25, 2017
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    Who composed this piece, and in what year?

Quiz from Ashby Musical Enterprises' course, History 1.

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 106   |  Last updated: Jan 9, 2013
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    Berlioz was . . .

Questions: 15  |  Attempts: 39   |  Last updated: Jul 22, 2015
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    Name the sharps in this key signature


Orchestra Questions & Answers

Why do orchestras need a conductor for performances?
To be very honest with you, orchestras can be conducted without a conductor if the members are disciplined enough and are adept at teamwork. Most of a conductor’s work is behind the scenes. The conductor is responsible for orchestrating t
What is the difference between orchestras and operas?
Orchestra is a large group of musicians that play together using different musical instrument like strings, brass instruments, percussion instruments and wood wind instruments. It is a collection of musicians and musical instruments led by a conducto
Who made orchestras famous?
Richard Wagner played a big role in making orchestra popular. Wagner was an opera and orchestra composer. He made orchestra bigger and popular by introducing many musical instruments aside the typical orchestra instruments that were mostly string ins
What is the least amount of members required for an orchestral performance?
There is no specific number of members required for an orchestra performance. Orchestra is an ensemble of musicians and musical instruments. There are mainly four groups of instruments played in an orchestra. It is okay to say at least 10 - 15 member
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