Rhythms
5th Grade Orchestra
Playing Posture
Note Names
Dynamics
100

This is the number of beats a whole note gets.

What is four?

100

These are the names of the string instruments.

What are violin, viola, cello, bass?

100
This is how you should be sitting when playing.

What is at the edge of your seat?

100

This is the note you get with 3rd finger on the D string.

What is G?

100

This is the definition of the musical term dynamic.

What is the volume of music?
200

This is the number of 16th notes that fit into a quarter note.

What is four?

200

These are the strings of a viola.

What are A, D, G, and C?

200
This is the shape of your left hand while playing.

What is round/curved?

200

The 4th finger on the D string can play this note.

What is A?

200

This dynamic means loud.

What is forte?
300

This kind of note receives 3 beats.

What is a dotted half note?

300

This is how many orchestra students were in 5th grade orchestra this year?

What is 24?

300

This is the name for when musicians are ready to perform.

What is playing position?

300

This many fingers should be used to play an F#.

What is 2?

300

This dynamic is one notch softer than mezzopiano.

What is piano?

400

This is an example of a time signature.

What is 3/4, 4/4, etc.?

400

This is the time period you miss if you do miss on Music Tuesdays in junior high.

What is Caring School Community?

400

This is purpose of a good bow hold.

What is to keep your hand relaxed?

400

This many fingers should be used on the A string to play a B#.

What is 2?

400
This dynamic is one notch louder than forte.

What is fortissimo?

500
This is the name for when two of the same note are connected.

What is a tie?

500

This is the number of orchestra students from 5th grade who will be in orchestra next year.

What is 15?

500

This is the purpose for sitting up tall.

What is so that your instrument is angled correctly and you can play in tune?

500

This many notes are possible to play on the A string.

What is 6?

500

This dynamic is between mezzoforte and fortissimo.

What is forte?
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