Cello: 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!
How many cellos in total are playing here?
- a. Five
- b. Seven
- c. Ten
In what order do the three instruments enter at the beginning?
- a. Cello first, clarinet then piano
- b. Clarinet first, piano then cello
- c. Cello first, piano then clarinet
In this extract we hear the cello plucking the strings. What is the musical term for this technique?
- a. Pluckato
- b. Pizzicato
- c. Guitato
What nationality was Sergei Rachmaninov?
- a. Latvian
- b. Ukrainian
- c. Russian
This piece is for cello and which other instrument?
- a. Harp
- b. Vibraphone
- c. Guitar
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