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Heckelphone: Quiz


Question 1: ________ wrote Four Epigraphs after Escher op.
CelloOrchestraBassoonGraham Waterhouse

Question 2: The Heckelphone has also been employed in ________, one of the most notable instances being Hindemith's Trio for Heckelphone, Viola, and Piano, Op.
SonataChamber musicClassical musicString quartet

Question 3: Shreeves plays regularly with the ________ while Perchonak has performed many new and older compositions for the instrument and has recorded with the Paul Winter Consort.
Maria CallasMetropolitan OperaMetropolitan Opera radio broadcastsOtello

Question 4: Other notable American players include Robert Howe of ________, most known for recital work, and Arthur Grossman of Seattle, Washington.
MassachusettsConnecticutRhode IslandMaine

Question 5: 4 (Das Siegeslied), and in the original instrumentation of ________' A London Symphony (1912-1913).
Adrian BoultRalph Vaughan WilliamsVernon HandleyJohn Barbirolli

Question 6: Introduced in 1904, it is similar to the ________.
BassoonOboe d'amoreOboeCor anglais (English horn)

Question 7: The Heckelphone is a double reed instrument of the ________ family, but with a wider bore and hence a heavier and more penetrating tone.
Cor anglais (English horn)Oboe d'amoreBassoonOboe

Question 8: In the orchestral repertoire it is generally used as the bass of an oboe section incorporating the oboe and the cor anglais (English horn), filling the gap between the oboes and ________.
BassoonOboe d'amoreCor anglais (English horn)Contrabassoon

Question 9: The first use of the Heckelphone was in ________'s 1905 opera Salome.
Karl BöhmGustav MahlerClemens KraussRichard Strauss


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