How well do you know your string instruments?

21 March 2018, 14:55

Is it a viola da gamba or a viola da spalla? Or perhaps on second glance, it could even be a viola pomposa? Even if you’re a string player, you might find this tough...

The string section of a symphony orchestra is pretty simple: violins, violas, cello and double basses. But there are a few more string instruments out there that might sound a little less familiar.

Test your knowledge of lutes, mandolins, bouzoukis and baglamas in this tricky new quiz...


And when you're done, enjoy this awesome harp arrangement of Toto's 'Africa', by Amy Turk: