Presentation on theme: "Musical Instruments. Aim: What are the musical instruments in an orchestra? Do Now: On a sheet of paper, write down the names of as many instruments."— Presentation transcript:
Aim: What are the musical instruments in an orchestra? Do Now: On a sheet of paper, write down the names of as many instruments as you can.
Sound is vibrations moving through the air. Pitch is determined by the speed or frequency of those vibrations.
Consists of Bowed Stringed Instruments and the harp ◦ Violin – Highest in pitch ◦ Viola ◦ Cello ◦ Bass – Lowest in pitch ◦ Harp – plucked
Consisted of blown wind instruments. The instrument sounds through vibrations created within the instrument. ◦ Piccolo – No reed, Smaller and higher pitch than a flute ◦ Flute – No reed ◦ Clarinet – Single Reed ◦ Bass Clarinet – Single Reed ◦ Oboe – Double Reed ◦ English Horn – Double Reed ◦ Bassoon –Double Reed ◦ Contrabasson
Piccolo Bass Clarinet
Consisted of blown instruments. The instruments sound through the vibrations created by the lips of the players. Brass instruments are also usually made of brass. ◦ Trumpet ◦ Trombone ◦ Bass Trombone ◦ French Horn ◦ Tuba
Instruments that are struck, shaken or scrapped. ◦ Any kind of drum (snare drum, tom tom, bass drum, timpani) ◦ Triangle ◦ Symbols ◦ Xylophone, Marimba, Vibraphone, Glockenspiel ◦ Piano ◦ Many many more.