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Music Words Crossword Puzzle

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CROSSWORD CLUE (DEFINITIONS)
ACROSS DOWN
1. a string instrument that is played by plucking strings that that are stretched across an open area usually attached to an angled or curved frame
4. an instrument made of narrow brass tubing that is played using valves and has a flared bell at one end
7. a percussion instrument made from a hollow cylinder that is covered on one or both ends
8. the smallest and highest-pitched string instrument that has four strings, no frets, and is played with a bow
11. to play music loudly
13. a reedless woodwind instrument that produces high pitches when air is blown across an opening
14. a large string instrument that is played with a bow while sitting down
2. the highness and lowness of sound
3. the speed at which a piece of music is played
5. a keyboard instrument that produces sound by pressing keys causing hammers to strike strings
6. an instrument that makes a ticking sound used to maintain the tempo of music
9. a woodwind instrument with one reed that is cone-shaped and has finger keys
10. the largest brass instrument that produces low pitched sounds by vibrating lips into a mouthpiece
12. a string instrument with a long neck that is played with a pick or fingers and usually has six strings
15. a certain number of musical beats grouped together

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