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Embouchure: Quiz


Question 1: The double reed woodwinds, the oboe and ________, have no mouthpiece.
ContrabassoonOboe d'amoreCor anglais (English horn)Bassoon

Question 2: The embouchure for single reed woodwinds like the ________ and saxophone is formed by resting the reed upon the bottom lip, which is in turn supported by the bottom teeth.
ChalumeauBasset hornBass clarinetClarinet

Question 3: The end-blown ________ and hocchiku flutes demand especially difficult embouchures, sometimes requiring many lessons before any sound can be produced.
HotchikuRyūtekiWooden fishShakuhachi

Question 4: This results in a more mature and full sound, rich in ________.
OvertoneJust intonationGuqinHarmonic

Question 5: With the woodwinds, aside from the ________, piccolo, and recorder, the sound is generated by a reed and not with the lips.
Alto fluteWestern concert fluteContrabass fluteFlute

Question 6: Recent "waterflute" installations as ________ in public parks allow for a kind of reverse-embouchure.
IstanbulFountainFountains in ParisFlorence

Question 7: The embouchure is the use of facial muscles and the shaping of the lips to the mouthpiece of a wind or ________.
Brass instrumentAlto hornTromboneTrumpet


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