Woodwind: 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

At the very start, which instrument can you hear that isn’t part of the woodwind family?

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

Question 2

What inspired Mussorgsky to write this music?

  1. a. Slugs pulling themselves up a wall
  2. b. Spiders making webs
  3. c. Chicks hatching from their eggs

Question 3

Which instrument gets the soulful tune here?

  1. a. Bassoon
  2. b. Oboe
  3. c. Clarinet

Question 4

How many saxophones end up playing in this extract?

  1. a. Twenty
  2. b. One
  3. c. Four

Question 5

Which solo woodwind instrument plays the tune first?

  1. a. Flute
  2. b. Piccolo
  3. c. Clarinet


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