Skye Waulking Song - Capercaillie

Quiz yourself on the EdExcel GCSE Music Anthology.

HideShow resource information

1. What is a lament?

  • A song with nonsense lyrics
  • A mournful, depressing song/poem
  • A joyous, uplifting song/poem
1 of 16

Other questions in this quiz

2. What is the texture of 'Skye Waulking Song'?

  • Heterophonic
  • Monophonic
  • Polyphonic
  • Homophonic

3. What is a traditional Celtic folk instrument that features in this piece?

  • Hurdy Gurdy
  • Bodhrán
  • Bouzouki
  • Concertina

4. Which is the correct key?

  • Bb majinor
  • F# minor
  • E major
  • G major
  • F# major
  • G minor

5. What scale is the vocal line sung on?

  • E minor pentatonic
  • Bb minor pentatonic
  • D minor dorian mode
  • F major pentatonic


Samuel Richardson


This is a great quiz with a combination of some simple, and some more tricky questions - something for everyone! 



the bouzouki is a Greek instrument

traditional Celtic intruments are:

• bodhran (Irish)

• Uilleann pipes (Irish)

• tin/penny whistle



@12cantrellb so is  bouzouki not featured in it?

Similar Music resources:

See all Music resources »See all Capercaille resources »