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Question 1: Since many history re-enactors have learned to play recorder already in school, it can be easily adapted in early music, often in combination with other woodwind instruments, such as ________.
Cor anglais (English horn)OboeShawmBassoon

Question 2:
What format does Recorder follow?

Question 3: Some modern music calls for the recorder to produce unusual noises, rhythms and effects, by such techniques as fluttertonguing and overblowing to produce ________.
TromboneClassical musicJazzMultiphonics

Question 4: [3] The sound of the recorder is remarkably clear and sweet, partly because of the lack of upper ________ and predominance of odd harmonics in the sound.
UnisonHarmonicPerfect fourthOctave

Question 5: One of the earliest surviving instruments was discovered in a castle moat in ________, the Netherlands in 1940, and has been dated to the 14th century.
RotterdamLeidenDordrechtThe Hague

Question 6: This development was linked to the fact that ________ (as opposed to folk music) was no longer the exclusive domain of nobility and clergy.
Claude DebussyArt musicClassical musicContemporary classical music

Question 7:
Which of the following titles did Recorder have?
English National Rugby Union Captain
Mr. Chevy Celebrity
Senator for New South Wales

Question 8: Internal duct-flutes have a long history: an example of an ________ specimen, made from a sheep bone, exists in Leeds City Museum.
Iron AgeLa Tène cultureAncient Near EastIron Age China

Question 9: The range of a modern recorder is usually taken to be about two ________ except in virtuoso pieces.
OctaveInterval (music)FifteenthSemitone

Question 10: Many instruments survive from this period, including an incomplete set of recorders in ________ which date from the 16th century and are still partially playable.

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