Instruments

Harp: Look, Listen & Answer

Instructions

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

How many harps are playing in this music?

  1. a. Two
  2. b. Three
  3. c. One

Question 2

Mozart was a composer of the Classical era. When was this concerto written?

  1. a. 1678
  2. b. 1878
  3. c. 1778

Question 3

At the very beginning, there is a little ‘decoration’ on each of the first four notes: what is this called? There are two more at 1.13 and 1.14.

  1. a. Spin
  2. b. Trill
  3. c. Flicker

Question 4

Listen to the harpist playing a cadenza. What does cadenza mean?

  1. a. Stand up and twirl your instrument around
  2. b. Try to play more loudly than anyone else
  3. c. Play some showy music on your own

Question 5

Which element does the harp represent here?

  1. a. Water
  2. b. Air
  3. c. Earth

MEDIA CREDITS

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.