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Question 1: To a greater extent than classical violin playing, fiddle playing is characterized by a huge variety of ethnic or ________ traditions, each of which has its own distinctive sound, including, but not limited to:
Electric folkFolk musicWoody GuthriePete Seeger

Question 2: The term fiddle may refer to any bowed string ________, usually the violin.
Musical instrumentClassical musicByzantine lyraMusical notation

Question 3: The medieval fiddle had rear tuning pegs set in a flat headstock similarly to the ________ and unlike the rabāb and rebec.
Classical musicMusicByzantine lyraMusical instrument

Question 4: In construction, fiddles and violins are essentially identical (with the Norwegian ________ excepted as a special case).
Peer GyntScordaturaNorwegian languageHardingfele

Question 5: ________ fiddling or Anglo-Canadian fiddling, which is a combination of English, Scottish, Irish, French, Ukrainian and German fiddling styles
QuebecEnglish CanadianCanadaOntario

Question 6: ________ fiddling, with a strong Irish Sliabh Luachra style of playing
Newfoundland (island)Newfoundland and LabradorNova ScotiaCanada

Question 7: ________ fiddling, which includes trowie tunes said to come from peerie folk.
United KingdomScotlandOrkneyShetland

Question 8: During the ________ the gambas were important and elegant instruments; they eventually lost ground to the louder (and originally less aristocratic) lira da braccio family[6].
RenaissanceBaroqueItalian RenaissanceWestern art history

Question 9: ________ or other members of the violin family are often affectionately referred to by their players as "my fiddle".
Musical styles (violin)Playing the violinViolinCello

Question 10: The ________ of fiddle is uncertain: the Germanic fiddle may derive from the same early Romance word as does violin, or it may be natively Germanic.
Historical linguisticsMorphology (linguistics)EtymologyLinguistics

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