Tremolo: Definition & Effect

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'Tremolo' is an Italian term that translates to what?

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1. Which of the following is FALSE about the tremolo technique in the 17th century?

2. Tremolo is a musical performance technique most commonly used by which type of instrument?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet duo will target concepts such as tremolo's English translation, the tremolo technique, tremolo notation, and requirements of the performer.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can count on being examined on:

  • What tremolo means in English
  • Characteristics of the tremolo technique
  • Common tremolo instrumentation
  • Ways in which the tremolo technique is notated
  • How the tremolo technique is executed

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information on what, exactly, the tremolo effect is and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how the tremolo technique is executed
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding tremolo's English meaning

Additional Learning

Read our corresponding lesson, Tremolo: Definition & Effect, to gain a deeper understanding of the tremolo effect. With this lesson, you'll be exposed to information concerning:

  • The history of tremolo
  • How a tremolo is written musically
  • Instruments that perform the tremolo
  • Ways a musician uses the tremolo technique
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