Musical instruments questions This is a list of recently added questions about musical instruments. Play musical instruments quiz and see all the questions. Which of the following is not a brass instrument?Saxophone. Although saxophones are usually made with brass, they are actually woodwind instruments. It produces sound by focusing air into a mouthpiece which then causes a wooden reed to vibrate.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykhard 48% SaxophoneSaxophone3168French hornFrench horn1156SaxhornSaxhorn990CornetCornet1250music riddles » How is this guitar model called? (one of the most popular guitar models in the world)Gibson Les Paul. The Les Paul was designed in 1995 by Ted McCarty who later enlisted popular guitarist Les Paul to endorse the new model. Along with Fender's Telecaster and Stratocaster, the Les Paul was one of the first mass-produced electric solid-body guitars. Created by: Bettyhard 56% Fender TelecasterFender Telecaster1505Ibanez JamIbanez Jam875Gibson Les PaulGibson Les Paul5033Rickenbacker 300 Rickenbacker 300 1544music riddles » What material are church bells made of?Bronze. The traditional metal for church bells is a bronze of about 23% tin. Steel was tried during the busy church-building period of mid-19th-century England, for its economy over bronze, but was found not to be durable.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 71% cast ironcast iron615coppercopper836bronzebronze4130ceramicsceramics162alloys riddles » 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 Stilleraverage 63% oneone1733at least twoat least two6389fourfour1440sevenseven455classical music riddles » Which non-electronic musical instrument has the most complex design?Pipe organ. The classical organ is recognized as the most complex man-made device until late 19th century, when it was displaced by the telephone exchange. Large pipe organs have seven keyboards, complex wind system and up to 20,000 pipes. Created by: globalquiz.orghard 50% pianopiano493clarinetclarinet736pipe organpipe organ2577accordionaccordion1304history of technics riddles » 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 Pierrickhard 51% 64642168888862381021023026110110760technology riddles » 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.orgeasy 70% threethree325fourfour3305fivefive823sixsix222classical music riddles » 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.orgvery hard 27% Antonio StradivariAntonio Stradivari980Andrea AmatiAndrea Amati756Giovanni Paolo MagginiGiovanni Paolo Maggini455Leonardo da VinciLeonardo da Vinci578inventors riddles » 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.orghard 54% violinviolin4973violaviola3854cellocello174doublebassdoublebass96music riddles » How many instruments made by Antonio Stradivari still survive?Around 650. Antonio Stradivari continued to work until his death, in 1737, at the age of 93. He made over 1,000 instruments, of which around 650 still exist, including around 500 violins. Created by: Pritam Meiteivery hard 33% only oneonly one958fivefive1457around 70around 701295around 650around 6501838music riddles » Play musical instruments quiz and see all the questions.