Instruments of the Orchestra Take a musical journey and explore the exciting Instruments of the Orchestra… By: Adrian Farris
Woodwind Family All members of the Woodwind family were once made of wood. Most Woodwind instruments use a wood reed on the mouthpiece. To make sound on a Woodwind instrument, you must blow into the mouthpiece.
String Family The String family is the largest family in actual numbers. The string family has 5 members. To make sound on a String instrument, you must use a bow on the string, pluck or strum the strings.
String Family VIOLIN VIOLA CELLO STRING BASS HARP
Percussion Family The Percussion family has the biggest variety of instruments. Some Percussion instruments are pitched and some are unpitched. To make sound on a Percussion instrument, you must hit, strike, shake, or scrape the instrument.
Percussion Family Non-pitched Instruments Pitched Instruments XYLOPHONE PIANO TIMPANI TAMBOURINE TRIANGLE SAND BLOCKS BASS DRUM MARACASSNARE DRUM
Instruments of the Orchestra Thank you for your attention. I hope you enjoyed this presentation. Adrian Farris I am listening