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Orchestration 103 - Flutes and Oboes.
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The flute’s clearest and most usable orchestral register is its…
Alto flute transposition reads a perfect fourth higher than sounding notes. True or false?
The oboe should be scored…
only for solos.
only for flowing cantabile melodies.
in many different ways: flowingly, precisely articulated, highly virtuosic, and nuanced.
mostly for melodies and staccato passages.
What is the minimum amount of wind players in a standard orchestra?
three players with the third always playing an auxiliary wind instrument.
The flute’s tone production involves…
the lips forming a seal over the mouthpiece.
the vibration of the lips into the mouthpiece.
the splitting of a passage of air blowing across a mouthpiece.
the vibration of a handcrafted pair of reeds.
The bass flute’s timbre is…
the same level of richness as the standard flute’s on the same pitches.
richer than the standard flute’s on the same pitches.
less rich than the standard flute’s on the same pitches.
Orchestration 103 also includes the Saxophone Family. True or false?
The tone-weight and resonance of the English horn is…
as strong as the oboe.
weaker than the oboe.
weaker than the alto flute.
much much stronger than the oboe.
What is the standard lowest note of a piccolo?
Written B below Middle C, sounding an octave higher.
Written D above Middle C, sounding an octave lower.
Written Middle C, sounding an octave higher.
Written D above Middle C, sounding an octave higher.
The Oboe d’amore’s transposition is the same as the A clarinet. True or false?
The oboe’s strongest ally is the clarinet. True or false?
The piccolo’s most common allies in the orchestra include…
no other instruments really.
the E-flat clarinet, low metallic percussion, and the oboe.
the flute, the E-flat clarinet, the oboe, and high metallic percussion.
the flute, the oboe, high metallic percussion, and the bassoon.
The bass oboe models in order of low pitch range (lowest first) are…
lupophone, Heckelphone, and baritone oboe.
baritone oboe, Heckelphone, and lupophone.
Heckelphone, baritone oboe, and lupophone.
baritone oboe, lupophone, and Heckelphone.
The oboe’s best and most poetic register…
is mostly usable from G in the treble staff to B-flat above it.
should be limited from G in the treble staff to G above it.
may reach all the way from D below the staff to B-flat above it.
is really its loudest notes from B-flat below Middle C up to G in the staff.
English horn transposition is…
the same as the alto flute; sounding down a perfect 4th.
the same as the French horn; sounding down a perfect 5th.
the same as the alto saxophone; sounding down a Major 6th.
the same as the B-flat clarinet; sounding down a Major 2nd.
Bassoons are just the bass line of the wind section. True or false?
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