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The Western Concert Flute (C Flute) (Grade 9)

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The Western Concert Flute (C Flute)

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The flute is the earliest known instrument.
  1. True
  2. False
Flutes that have a B foot can play a whole step lower than a flute with a standard C foot.
  1. True
  2. False
A person who plays the flute is called a:
  1. Flautist
  2. Flute player
  3. Flutist
  4. All of the above
The cork inside the headjoint is used for:
  1. balance
  2. tuning
  3. condensation collection
  4. embouchure
Flutes have been found that date back:
  1. 43,000 years ago
  2. 100,000 years ago
  3. 50,000 years ago
  4. unknown
The oldest flutes on record were found in the Swabian Alb region in:
  1. Spain
  2. Italy
  3. France
  4. Germany
The earliest known flute was made from:
  1. wood
  2. animal bones
  3. metal
  4. mud and leaves
Flutes play in what clef?
  1. Treble
  2. Alto
  3. Tenor
  4. Bass
The standard C flute is played using:
  1. 6 fingers
  2. 5 fingers
  3. 8 fingers
  4. 9 fingers
The composer who wrote the most Concertos for flute (around 300!) was:
  1. C.P.E. Bach
  2. Antonio Vivaldi
  3. Johann Joachim Quantz
  4. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Blowing across the lip-plate is similar to blowing across a                                   .
The air stream shaped by the player's lips is called the                           .
The flute has                        shaped tone holes.
The piccolo plays one octave                    than the flute.
The finger that does not aid in producing a sound is the                                       .
The three main parts of the flute are the                           ,                           and                           .
The flute is considered an aerophone, which means it produces a sound by causing air to                      without the use of                      or the instrument itself adding considerable                          to the sound.
While the standard range of a modern C flute is                                  professional flute players can reach                                          to                octaves.
On the space provided, write in the octave range of the modern C flute using only the first note of each octave.                                                                 
Staff Paper Strip - Treble Clef
Name 4 members of the modern flute family:                                                                                                                               .
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