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Contrabassoon: Quiz


Question 1: In 2001, Fox introduced a new model of the contrabassoon with a completely revised system of register keys (octave keys), designed by Arlen Fast of the ________, and built by Chip Owen at Fox.
Leonard BernsteinArturo ToscaniniLeopold StokowskiNew York Philharmonic

Question 2: ________ set Aztec Ceremonies for contrabassoon and piano.
Concert bandGraham WaterhouseCelloOrchestra

Question 3: While relatively rare, the instrument is most frequently found in larger symphonies, particularly those of Gustav Mahler, Richard Strauss, and ________.
Igor StravinskyDmitri ShostakovichMstislav RostropovichSviatoslav Richter

Question 4: Orchestrally, the contrabassoon is featured in ________'s Mother Goose Suite, Boléro, and Piano Concerto for the Left Hand.
Claude DebussyNikolai Rimsky-KorsakovFranz LisztMaurice Ravel

Question 5: The contrabassoon also known as the double bassoon is a larger version of the ________ sounding an octave lower.
Cor anglais (English horn)BassoonOboeOboe d'amore


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