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1

combo

a group of three to four solo jazz musicians who play improvised jazz music

2

embouchure

the way a musician holds her mouth, tongue, and lips when playing an instrument with a mouthpiece

3

transposing instrument

an instrument that plays music written in a different key than it actually sounds

4

Which of these is a group of three to four solo jazz musicians who play improvised jazz music?

combo

5

Which section of instruments are played with reeds and have cork joints?

woodwind

6

Which section of instruments are made of metal and have a system of valves to allow for more resonance?

brass

7

Which section of instruments are the timekeepers of the orchestra?

percussion

8

Which section of instruments has instruments with the largest range possible?

keyboard

9

Which of these is an instrument that plays music written in a different key than it actually sounds?

transposing instrument

10

Which performers in the brass section often learn how to transpose music while reading it?

trumpet

11

Which performers in the woodwind section have the hardest embouchure and is played by blowing air across the embouchure hole?

flute

12

Which instrument in the woodwind section has the widest range?

clarinet

13

Which of these is the way a musician holds his mouth, tongue, and lips when playing an instrument with a mouthpiece?

embouchure

14

Which of these is the small lever on a brass instrument that is important to cleaning?

water key