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Instrument Families – Music 7. The Bow  Most string instruments are played using a bow  The bow is a piece of wood with horse hair stretch from one.

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1 Instrument Families – Music 7

2 The Bow  Most string instruments are played using a bow  The bow is a piece of wood with horse hair stretch from one end to the other  The bow is then pulled across the string of the string instrument

3 Violin  The first and smallest of 4 classical string instruments  The main melodic instrument of the orchestra  Made in different sizes depending on how big YOU are.

4 Violin  Many classical composers loved this instrument and wrote for them all the time.  The best violin player in the orchestra is called the concertmaster – their job is to take over if the conductor is not there.

5 Viola  Looks and played exactly the same as a violin.  Plays in the ALTO CLEF!!!  Bigger than the violin and it plays lower.

6 Cello  String Instrument that is played sitting down.  Plays in the bass clef.  Much lower than violin or viola

7 String Bass  So big you must stand up to play it.  Plays in the bass clef.  Plays the bass part in the orchestra

8 String Bass  String Bass is also used in Jazz Band  This time the we don’t use a bow – the bass is plucked


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