Classical music questions This is a list of recently added questions about classical music. Before the 19th century, how many people were needed to make pipe organ play?At least two. Playing the organ before electricity required at least one person (called calcant) to operate the bellows. Therefore, organists rarely practiced on the pipe organs, using other instruments such as the clavichord for practice instead. Created by: Monica Stillerchurches riddles »average 62% oneone1577at least twoat least two5573fourfour1320sevenseven426 How many keys are there in a modern piano?88. A modern piano has 88 keys. This covers wide range of seven octaves plus a minor third. Only one instrument spans more octaves: a pipe organ (up to ten).Created by: Kate Pierrickmusical instruments riddles »hard 50% 64641975888854811021022759110110679 How many strings does a violin have?Four. Most violins have four strings tuned G-D-A-E (perfect fifths). There are also violins with as many as seven strings. The extra strings on such violins typically are lower in pitch than the G-string.Created by: globalquiz.orgmusical instruments riddles »easy 70% threethree284fourfour2869fivefive710sixsix189 Who made the first violin?Andrea Amati. The oldest documented violin to have four strings, like the modern violin, is supposed to have been constructed in 1555 by Andrea Amati. Earlier instuments only had three strings and were called violetta. The violin immediately became very popular, both among street musicians and the nobility.Created by: globalquiz.orginventors riddles »very hard 26% Antonio StradivariAntonio Stradivari870Andrea AmatiAndrea Amati649Giovanni Paolo MagginiGiovanni Paolo Maggini400Leonardo da VinciLeonardo da Vinci501 Which string instrument of the violin family is the smallest?Violin. The violin is the smallest and the highest-pitched member of the violin family of string instruments, which also includes the viola, cello and doublebass.Created by: globalquiz.orgmusic riddles »hard 53% violinviolin4275violaviola3411cellocello151doublebassdoublebass84 What nationality was Ludwig van Beethoven?German. Beethoven was born in Bonn, then the capital of the Electorate of Cologne and part of the Holy Roman Empire. He moved to Vienna in his early 20s. His grandfather was of Flemish origin, thus "van" in his family name (not German "von").Created by: globalquiz.orgsurnames riddles »hard 49% AustrianAustrian3910GermanGerman4955SwissSwiss491DutchDutch619 Play musical instruments quiz and see all the questions.