Aerophones: Types & Examples


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What is an aerophone?

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1. What is organology?

2. Which of the following is not one of Von Hornbostel and Sachs' instrument families?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will assess your understanding of aerophone types. Topics you will need to know include what an aerophone is and how it functions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to:

  • Define organology
  • Identify Von Hornbostel and Sachs' family of instruments
  • Understand how a pipe organ is classified
  • Recognize examples of a reed aerophone

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of pipe organs
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding reed aerophones
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about organology

Additional Learning

To learn more about this instrument, review this lesson titled Aerophones: Types & Examples. The lesson adheres to these following objectives:

  • Understand the concept of instrument families
  • Identify different types of aerophones
  • Explain reeds and organs