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Octobass: Quiz


Question 1: This note is the same as the lowest note of a modern ________ with a low C extension.
JazzDouble bassBass guitarCello

Question 2: Octobass has been scored for in autographs of many composers including ________, Richard Strauss, Mahler, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, and others.
Richard WagnerHector BerliozFranz LisztFrédéric Chopin

Question 3: The octobass is an extremely large bowed string instrument constructed about 1850 in Paris by the French luthier ________ (1798-1875).
Nicolas LupotGiuseppe GuarneriJean-Baptiste VuillaumeViolin

Question 4: A similar but more recent instrument, the triple contrabass viol, has appeared on a recording by the American composer ________.
Malachi FavorsJoseph JarmanLester BowieRoscoe Mitchell

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