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Shawm: Quiz


Question 1: Hornpipe, a similar instrument with ________ fingering
Great Highland BagpipePipe bandUilleann pipesBagpipes

Question 2: Taepyeongso, a shawm type instrument used in folk music in ________.
Korean PeninsulaSouth KoreaKoreaNorth Korea

Question 3: In German the shawm is called Schalmei or Pommer; the first word is believed to derive from the ________ calamus (itself from Greek κάλαμος), meaning "reed or stalk".
Old LatinLatinRoman EmpireVulgar Latin

Question 4: It is often used in ________ theatre performances.
KabukiJapanSugawara Denju Tenarai KagamiYoshitsune Senbon Zakura

Question 5: The shawm became so closely associated with the town waits (die Stadtpfeifer in German and I piffari in Italian) that it was also known as the ________.
Cor anglais (English horn)BassoonOboeShawm

Question 6: Instruments of the Middle Ages and Renaissance - ________ and The Early Music Consort of London
Christopher HogwoodRecorderBassoonDavid Munrow

Question 7: Zurna, or surnay, related wind instrument originating in ________ or in Persia
IstanbulTurkeyTurkish peopleAnatolia

Question 8: The shawm was a medieval and Renaissance musical instrument of the woodwind family made in ________ from the late 13th century until the 17th century.
BalkansEuropeWestern EuropeEastern Europe

Question 9: Piffero, a similar instrument from Italy which is still used in ________.
Italian music terminologyItalian classical musicItalian folk musicItalian jazz

Question 10: The charumera (チャルメラ ?), or charumeru (チャルメル ?), is a double-reed instrument in traditional Japanese music descended from shawms brought to Japan by Portuguese ________.
ChristianityIslamState religionMissionary

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