Stage & Screen

Ballet: Look, Listen & Answer


Read each question below, then play the music and choose your answer – click or tap on the answer to see if you are right!

Question 1

Which high instrument plays the tune at the start of this music?

  1. a. Recorder
  2. b. Flute
  3. c. Piccolo

Question 2

Which of these instruments has glissando effects in this music, helping to conjure up the Firebird flying around?

  1. a. Piano
  2. b. Harp
  3. c. Trombone

Question 3

This music is from a ballet that features a game – which game do you think it is?

  1. a. Tennis
  2. b. Scrabble
  3. c. Golf

Question 4

Which word best describes the first 50 seconds and the last 50 seconds of this dance?

  1. a. Delicate
  2. b. Cheerful
  3. c. Powerful

Question 5

This is a…

  1. a. Fandango
  2. b. Gigue
  3. c. Foxtrot


All media credits – titles, composers, artists, sources etc. – may be found in the Teacher Sheet, accessed from the Info box at the top of this page.