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ORCHESTRA INSTRUMENTS. THE INSTRUMENTS  The orchestra family consists of Strings, Woodwinds, Brass and Percussion. Each family listed above has certain.

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1 ORCHESTRA INSTRUMENTS

2 THE INSTRUMENTS  The orchestra family consists of Strings, Woodwinds, Brass and Percussion. Each family listed above has certain characteristics that determine where a certain instrument is categorized:  Sounds  Construction  Materials that they are created with

3 STRING FAMILY  Makes up more than half of the of the orchestra  Each of the instruments have strings  Curvy wooden bodies and long necks  Incleudes  Violin  Viola  Cello  Double bass  Harp

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5 WOODWINDS  Use to all be made of wood, but now some are made of metal  “wind” refers to the air that is blown and makes the sound  Long narrow tubes with wholes  Include:  Flute  Oboe  Clarinet  Bassoon

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7 BRASS  Made of brass  Loudest instruments in the orchestra  Long tubes with a flared end  Includes:  French Horn  Trumpet  Trombone  Tuba

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9 PERCUSSION  Small and large instruments  Can be used by hitting, shaking, or scraping  Must use right force in the right spot and at the right time  Includes:  Snare Drum  Timpani  Cymbals  Bass drum

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