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WIND INSTRUMENTS Written By Marcus and George
INTRODUCTION There are many different types of wind instruments. These are the groups; sax group, bagpipe group, reed group, famous horn group and horns from around the world group.
REED PIPES Reed pipes sound much like clarinets. The players tongue vibrates to make sound. Reed pipes are sometimes made of brass.
PANPIPE Horns from around the world group; Panpipes are named after Pan the god of nature. It is mostly played in South America.
ALPENHORN The Alpenhorn is made of wood and echoed though the Alps. It is played for tourists but was used by herders.
SHENG The Sheng is a mouth organ that is made in China. It looks like a phoenix and it is complicated
SERPENT The serpent looks like a snake. It is French and it was invented in It has two sets of finger holes. The Dragon flute has a dragon head in front. It makes a buzzing sound.
TROMBONE The trombone was made in the 15 century. It has a slide which is clumsy compared to valves. Move the slide to make deeper notes.
FRENCH HORN The French horn is made in Germany. It is a double horn and the tube is coiled.
SAXOPHONE The Sax Group: The saxophone is cone shaped. It is a curved tube. The soprano sax is small and high-pitched. It is not curved but has the same key work as the saxophone.
SOUSAPHONE The sousaphone is deep sounding. It is American Saxes first made in 1899 Modern sousaphones are made of fiberglass. The are made of fiberglass.
TIKTIRI Bagpipe Group: The Tiktiri is a double clarinet with a bag. It is used by snake charmers to make snakes rise. Its made of two cane pipes.
BELLOW BLOWN BAG PIPE The bellow blown bag pipe was first made in Hungary in the 20 th century. The bag is made with goat skin.
BINIOU The biniou is a kind of bag pipe first made in the 19 th century and still played today. Wind instruments are popular every where.