Instruments
Notes and Rests
Terms
Odds and Ends
What am I?
100
An instrument in the woodwind family that does not use a reed to make sound. Instead, you blow across the tone hole to make the sound.
What is a flute.
100
A note that is worth 4 counts.
What is a whole note?
100
This is a vertical line that separates measures from one another.
What is a bar line?
100
A group of musicians that move around on the field during half time at football games.
What is a Marching Band?
100
I am the part of your instrument where the sound is created when you blow air into it.
What is a mouthpiece?
200
An instrument in the woodwind family that originally was made of wood, but most students models are made of plastic. You make a sound by vibrating the single reed with air.
What is a clarinet?
200
Each one of these receives 1 count. Put four of them together, and you get a whole rest.
What is a quarter rest?
200
The distance between to bar lines. Also referred to as a bar of music.
What is measure?
200
This is the riser that conductors stand on in order to be seen by the members of a band or orchestra.
What is a podium?
200
This is the long stick used by conductors to help performers stay together, or the item passed in some track and field races.
What is a baton?
300
An instrument in the brass family the plays in the bass clef. Instead of valves, you move a slide to change pitch.
What is a trombone?
300
Take a whole note and add a stem.
What is half note?
300
This indicates that the player should go back and play that section of music a second time.
What is a repeat sign?
300
This is an instrument that can be played by both hands AND both feet. It is also the instrument Mr. Vandall plays.
What is a drumset?
300
An item used to help keep time for musicians. It can also describe a city-dwelling woodland little person.
What is a metronome?
400
This three-valved instrument is related to its cousin, the trumpet, and was used in brass bands in the early 20th century.
What is the cornet?
400
Take a whole note, split it half. Split it in half again. Split it in half again.
What is an 8th note?
400
This indicates that the player should hold out a note or rest as long as the conductor says. It is also called a "bird's eye" due to its rounded shape.
What is a fermata?
400
This is a very small flute. It sounds 2 octaves higher than where it is written on the staff and is also called a fife.
What is a piccolo?
400
You use this to raise a note one half step. Or to tweet about how cool music class is.
What is a sharp?
500
This instrument, when uncoiled, can be as long as 12 feet long and was originally used to communicate between hunters on horseback.
What is the french horn?
500
There are 64 of these notes in a whole note.
What is a 64th note?
500
When one wants to play a note that is either too high or low for the regular staff, this needs to be added in order to show where the note should go.
What is a ledger line?
500
This style of music focuses on group listening and improvisation. It originated in the United States and, in college music courses, is referred to as African-American studies.
What is jazz?
500

This is the music that the conductor uses to analyze and follow everyone's part in the band.

What is a score?

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