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The Instruments of the Orchestra Has the most members in the orchestra Has four instruments in the family Each instrument has four strings The instruments.

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2 The Instruments of the Orchestra

3 Has the most members in the orchestra Has four instruments in the family Each instrument has four strings The instruments are played by using a bow or plucking the strings The String Family Plucking Bowing

4 ViolinViola Cello String Bass To hear the members of the string family, click on each speaker sign.

5 Has four instruments in the family Ancestor was the horn from an animal Played by using a cup shaped mouthpiece Musician needs to buzz their lips in order to make a sound The Brass Family

6 Trumpet Trombone French Horn Tuba To hear the members of the brass family, click on the name of the instrument.

7 All of the members are or once were, made of wood Most of them use reeds on the mouthpiece All of the use wind to make a sound The Woodwind Family The clarinet, oboe and bassoon are wind instruments that sound when the player's breath causes a reed (a thin blade of cane) to vibrate, thereby setting up a sound wave in an enclosed air column.

8 Flute Clarinet Oboe Bassoon To hear the members of the woodwind family, click on the name of the instrument.

9 Some are pitched Some are non-pitched Play Percussion Instruments by: Striking Shaking Scraping The Percussion Family

10 Xylophone, Marimba or Bells Piano Pitched Percussion

11 Cymbals Sleigh Bells Bongos Non-Pitched Percussion

12 Percussion that is Struck Bass Drum Snare Drum

13 Percussion that is Shaken Tambourine Maracas

14 Percussion that is Scraped GuiroSand Blocks

15 Can you name the instruments? What instrument family do they belong to?

16 Can you name the instruments?

17 What instrument family do they belong to? Can you name the instruments?

18 What family do these instruments belong to? Are they pitched or non-pitched?

19 What family do these instruments belong to? Can you name the instruments? Are they pitched or non-pitched?

20 Congratulations! You are ready to continue on to the next step


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