Trombone: 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 do the bass soloist and trombone have here?

  1. a. Cadenza
  2. b. Scherzo
  3. c. Duet

Question 2

This is part of a story depicted in music. Do you know, or can you guess, what is being described here?

  1. a. A shipwreck
  2. b. A car crash
  3. c. A robbery

Question 3

What is the pianist doing in this extract?

  1. a. Competing
  2. b. Accompanying
  3. c. Improvising

Question 4

What does the trombone do at 0.10 and 0.23?

  1. a. Glissando
  2. b. Allegro
  3. c. Gelato

Question 5

Which word best describes the trombone extract here?

  1. a. Breathless
  2. b. Playful
  3. c. Serious


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.