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Question 1: In ________, however, string instruments are most usually played with the bow, and composers give specific indications to play pizzicato where required.
Musical notationMusic theoryClassical musicMusical form

Question 2: ________: Plink, Plank, Plunk! (1951).
John WilliamsWalter PistonUnited StatesLeroy Anderson

Question 3: On a keyboard string instrument, such as the ________, pizzicato may be employed (although rarely seen) as one of the variety of techniques involving direct manipulation of the strings known collectively as "string piano".
Percussion instrumentVibraphoneTimpaniPiano

Question 4: Pizzicato (pronounced /ˌpɪtsɪˈkɑːtoʊ/, from the Italian: pizzicato, roughly translated as plucked)[1] is a playing technique that involves plucking the strings of a ________.
GuqinString instrumentMusical instrumentViolin

Question 5: On the ________, this style of snap pizzicato, which is called "slapping", was used in jazz since the 1920s.
ViolinDouble bassCelloBass guitar

Question 6: Later, in 1756, ________ in his Versuch einer gründlichen Violinschule instructs the player to use the index finger of the right hand.
Constanze MozartLeopold MozartMozart family grand tourWolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Question 7: On the ________, it is a muted form of plucking, which bears an audible resemblance to pizzicato on a bowed string instrument with its relatively shorter sustain.
GuitarBass guitarClassical guitarElectric guitar

Question 8: In jazz and bluegrass, and the few popular music styles which use double bass (such as psychobilly and rockabilly), pizzicato is the usual way to play the ________.
Bass guitarCelloDouble bassViolin

Question 9: On ________ it is a method of playing by plucking the strings with the fingers, rather than using the bow.
String instrumentGuqinViolinMusical instrument

Question 10: ________: the third movement of the 4th symphony (1877-78)
Nikolai Rimsky-KorsakovTchaikovsky and the Belyayev circlePyotr Ilyich TchaikovskyTchaikovsky and The Five

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