Barber: 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

What would be the best dance for you to do to this music?

  1. a. The waltz
  2. b. The foxtrot
  3. c. The tango

Question 2

Which instrument has the big solo?

  1. a. Oboe
  2. b. Cor anglais
  3. c. Clarinet

Question 3

Adagio for Strings is often played at…

  1. a. Christenings
  2. b. Weddings
  3. c. Funerals

Question 4

What are the three solo instruments in this concerto?

  1. a. Clarinet, trumpet and violin
  2. b. Flute, oboe and trumpet
  3. c. Flute, clarinet and trumpet

Question 5

See if you can guess which animal is described here, crawling up the piano…

  1. a. A cat
  2. b. A mouse
  3. c. A hedgehog


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