Brass: 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 brass instruments feature in this opening fanfare?

  1. a. Trombones and horns
  2. b. Horns and trumpets
  3. c. Trombones and trumpets

Question 2

Which mythical creature does the tuba depict here?

  1. a. Unicorn
  2. b. Mermaid
  3. c. Dragon

Question 3

Which combination of instruments is playing this lively music for the cartoon The Simpsons?

  1. a. Trumpet, euphonium, horn, trombone, tuba
  2. b. Two trumpets, horn, trombone, tuba
  3. c. Trumpet, two horns, trombone, tuba

Question 4

The brass section features heavily in this extract playing what?

  1. a. Chords
  2. b. Trills
  3. c. Scales

Question 5

Which brass instrument starts the movement off with a solo?

  1. a. Trombone
  2. b. Trumpet
  3. c. French horn


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.