Orchestra Trivia

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Instrument that tunes the orchestra
Oboe
The conductor holds this
Baton
Brass instrument without valves
Trombone
Audiences shout this if they want one more tune
Encore
To 'pizzicato' is to do this
Pluck strings
A full sized orchestra will be called this
Symphony/Philharmonic
Small xylophone.
Glockenspiel
The often lonely string instrument.
Harp
Wrote 'Young Person's guide to the Orchestra'
Benjamin Britten
Dramatic act the orchestra can accompany
Opera/Musical
Small flute
Piccolo
The only woodwind not in a typical orchestra
Saxophone
"Instrument" that was featured in '1812 Overture'
Cannon
Earliest percussion instrument in the orchestra
Timpani
A piece of music with a soloist accompanied by orchestra
Concerto
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Level 71
Sep 8, 2019
A glockenspiel is not actually a small xylophone. The main difference is that the bars of the glockenspiel are made of metal while those of the xylophone are made of wood.