How much do you know about the orchestra?

There are many people in orchestras across the world , a lot of them consider themselves 'orchestra geeks' but how many truly know a hortyportle from a sakbutt? Sonata form from a slice of bread?

There are many people in orchestras across the world , a lot of them consider themselves 'orchestra geeks' but how many truly know a hortyportle from a sakbutt? Sonata form from a slice of bread?

Created by: Daleksarecuteok

  1. Ok lets start off with an easy one.What section of the orchestra sits closest to the conductor
  2. What is the lowest orchestral stringed instrument?
  3. in orchestral scores what does fagotti mean.
  4. Who wrote the first symphony with a choir in it?
  5. Hard one now. In traditional sonata form there is an exposition ,a * fill in blank here* and a recapitulation.
  6. How many symphonies did Mahler write?
  7. what section of the orchestra is the french horn in?
  8. Which of these is a genuine renaissance/baroque orchestral instrument that is no longer in the orchestra?
  9. Which section (USUALLY) has more players in?
  10. And finally, how many types of instruments make up the string section of the orchestra?

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