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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.

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1 Musical Instruments

2  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.

3  Sound is vibrations moving through the air.  Pitch is determined by the speed or frequency of those vibrations.

4  Consists of Bowed Stringed Instruments and the harp ◦ Violin – Highest in pitch ◦ Viola ◦ Cello ◦ Bass – Lowest in pitch ◦ Harp – plucked

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6  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

7 Piccolo Bass Clarinet

8  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

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10  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.

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