Flashcards in Final Review Deck (8)
What are the 5 woodwind instruments discussed in class?
What instruments have an octave key? What does it do? What about a register key?
Saxophone and Oboe have an octave key which raise the pitch of the instrument up an octave
Clarinet has a register key which raises the pitch a 12th
Bassoon has a whisper key (also a "pancake key") which functions similar to an octave key
What are the transpositions of the 5 instruments?
Which woodwind instruments have a double reed? What noise does this reed make as opposed to a pure pitch?
Oboe and Basson
What clef do the 5 instruments play in?
What is the difference between vibrato and tremolo?
What are some common mistakes when handling woodwind instruments?
Improper hand placement
Elbows too far/close from body
Instrument held at improper angle
Head tilted/instrument not high enough