English Vocabulary Exercises | Music

English Vocabulary Exercises | Music

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Exercise 1

Classical music: Fill in the definitions with the following words:

  • concerto | overture | movements | symphony | conductor | composer

1. The person who writes a piece of music is the  – Beethoven, for example.

2. The person who directs the performance of an orchestra is the .

3. A long musical composition in several  for the full orchestra is a .

4. A  is usually played by a solo instrument such as the piano or violin and the full orchestra.

5. An  is a piece of music written as an introduction to an opera or ballet.

 


ANSWERS

  1. The person who writes a piece of music is the composer – Beethoven, for example.
  2. The person who directs the performance of an orchestra is the conductor.
  3. A long musical composition in several movements for the full orchestra is a symphony.
  4. A concerto is usually played by a solo instrument such as the piano or violin and the full orchestra.
  5. An overture is a piece of music written as an introduction to an opera or ballet.

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