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