The following answers are located in the articles. Read through the articles to answer each question:
Which instrument looks like a snake? The Serpent
Which instrument is played by winding a crank? The Hurdy-Gurdy
Which instrument "is a loud reed-cap instrument with a double reed"? The Rauschpfeife
Which instrument has been called the most versatile of Renaissance wind instruments? The Zink
Which instrument was an instrument used by priests in Biblical times? The Shofar
Which instrument uses an animal bladder? The Bladder Pipe
Which instrument uses strings and was used in ancient times? The Harp
Which instrument uses a bow and originated in Asia? The Rebec
Choose five instruments that you haven't heard about before or that you want to know more about. Read the article for these five instruments and answer the following questions:
The cornamuse looks like a long stick with holes in it. It sounds like they are quiet and soft. It is played by covering the holes and blowing into it. It was not used in a particular type of music.
The dulcimer looks like a box with strings and played with sticks. It sounds like its sweet.It is played by hitting the strings with the hammer. It was not used in a particular type of music.
The Gemshorn looks like a horn with holes in it. It sounds like a soft recorder. It is played by blowing into it and covering up the holes. It was not used in a particular type of music.
The lizard looks like a long black horn with holes. It sounds like its pleasing and foggy. It is played by blowing into it and covering up the holes. it was not used in a particular type of music.
The lute looks like a large violin without the curves. It sounds like its soft and calm. It is played by plucking the strings. It wasn't used in a particular type of music.
Listen to the sound clip for each instrument. Which instrument's sound do you like the best? Why? How would you describe the sound? (For example, it