Oboe: 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!
What is the mood of the oboe solo?
- a. Excited
- b. Angry
- c. Tranquil
Which member of the oboe family is playing this solo?
- a. Bass oboe
- b. Cor anglais
- c. Oboe
This music is from a famous ballet. What is it called?
- a. The Nutcracker
- b. Swan Lake
- c. Sleeping Beauty
What happens as this clip starts to fade out?
- a. A bass voice starts singing
- b. An alto voice starts singing
- c. The oboe plays lower notes
What is the oboist doing here?
- a. Playing a waltz
- b. Playing a cadenza
- c. Playing with a clarinet
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