Instrument Families of the Symphony Orchestra Brass Family

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Instrument Families of the Symphony Orchestra Brass Family

Instrument Families of the Symphony Orchestra Brass Family

Instrument Families of the Symphony Orchestra The Brass Family - Made of brass tubing

Instrument Families of the Symphony Orchestra The Brass Family - Made of brass tubing - Has a cup-shaped mouthpiece and a bell - Produces sound by buzzing lips and blowing air into a mouthpiece - Also produces sound by changing valves or slide position

Instrument Families of the Symphony Orchestra The Brass Family Mouthpieces Come in different shapes

Instrument Families of the Symphony Orchestra The Brass Family Mouthpieces Come in different shapes and sizes to fit different instruments and mouth sizes

Instrument Families of the Symphony Orchestra TRUMPET Click hear to listen to the Trumpet

Instrument Families of the Symphony Orchestra TRUMPET Click hear to listen to the Trumpet - 4 ft of tubing - Highest pitch of brass instruments - Changes pitch by use of valves CORNET How is the cornet different from and similar to the trumpet? It is smaller and easier to play

Instrument Families of the Symphony Orchestra FRENCH HORN Click here to listen to the

Instrument Families of the Symphony Orchestra FRENCH HORN Click here to listen to the French Horn - Has rotary valves (moves up and down to channel air into different tubes) - Uses “hand-stopping” technique - Descendent of hunting horn (not to be confused with English Horn—a woodwind instrument!)

Instrument Families of the Symphony Orchestra TROMBONE Click here to listen to the Trombone

Instrument Families of the Symphony Orchestra TROMBONE Click here to listen to the Trombone - Has a moveable slide - Plays glissando (Moving quickly from note to note)

Instrument Families of the Symphony Orchestra TUBA Click here to listen to the. Tuba

Instrument Families of the Symphony Orchestra TUBA Click here to listen to the. Tuba Sousaphone -16 ft. of tubing -Largest and lowest brass instrument How is it different from the Tuba? it is used in marching bands instead of the tuba because it is easier to carry

Instrument Families of the Symphony Orchestra MUTES Click here to see a video about

Instrument Families of the Symphony Orchestra MUTES Click here to see a video about Mutes - These mutes are typically made out of aluminum, brass, or copper metal - Used to soften sound of brass instrument

Instrument Families of the Symphony Orchestra I. Four Families of instruments in the Symphony

Instrument Families of the Symphony Orchestra I. Four Families of instruments in the Symphony Orchestra A. The Brass Family (continued) 1. Questions and Notes: 2. A brass player can produce notes two ways: a. ___________ buzzing lips b. ___________ valves or slide 3. A longer tube on a brass instrument will cause the instrument to have a ____ lower pitch.

Instrument Families of the Symphony Orchestra I. Four Families of instruments in the Symphony

Instrument Families of the Symphony Orchestra I. Four Families of instruments in the Symphony Orchestra A. The Brass Family (continued) 1. Questions and Notes: higher pitch. 4. A shorter tube will result in a _____ 5. Trumpet: 4 a. How many feet of tubing? ______ Highest pitch of all brass instruments b. _____

Instrument Families of the Symphony Orchestra I. Four Families of instruments in the Symphony

Instrument Families of the Symphony Orchestra I. Four Families of instruments in the Symphony Orchestra A. The Brass Family (continued) 1. Questions and Notes: 5. Trumpet: (continued) Herald trumpet c. Descendant of the _____

Instrument Families of the Symphony Orchestra I. Four Families of instruments in the Symphony

Instrument Families of the Symphony Orchestra I. Four Families of instruments in the Symphony Orchestra A. The Brass Family (continued) 1. Questions and Notes: 5. Trumpet: (continued) change the pitch. d. What do the valves do? They ____________ e. The trumpet is especially good for playing ____ loud and _______. high

Instrument Families of the Symphony Orchestra I. Four Families of instruments in the Symphony

Instrument Families of the Symphony Orchestra I. Four Families of instruments in the Symphony Orchestra A. The Brass Family (continued) 1. Questions and Notes: 6. French Horn: a. The French Horn is the descendant of the _____ Hunting horn.

Instrument Families of the Symphony Orchestra I. Four Families of instruments in the Symphony

Instrument Families of the Symphony Orchestra I. Four Families of instruments in the Symphony Orchestra A. The Brass Family (continued) 1. Questions and Notes: 6. French Horn: (continued) b. Why does the French Horn player keep his or her hand in the bell? Balance 1. ___________ Mute (soften the sound) 2. ______________

Instrument Families of the Symphony Orchestra I. Four Families of instruments in the Symphony

Instrument Families of the Symphony Orchestra I. Four Families of instruments in the Symphony Orchestra A. The Brass Family (continued) 1. Questions and Notes: 6. French Horn: (continued) c. A French Horn player can obtain a muted sound by hand stopping, which is _____________ Putting your hand all the way in the bell (this changes the pitch) ________________________.

Instrument Families of the Symphony Orchestra I. Four Families of instruments in the Symphony

Instrument Families of the Symphony Orchestra I. Four Families of instruments in the Symphony Orchestra A. The Brass Family (continued) 1. Questions and Notes: 7. Trombone: slide enables the player to a. The moveable ____ glide from note to note. b. Moving quickly from note to note is called a glissando ______.

Instrument Families of the Symphony Orchestra I. Four Families of instruments in the Symphony

Instrument Families of the Symphony Orchestra I. Four Families of instruments in the Symphony Orchestra A. The Brass Family (continued) 1. Questions and Notes: 8. Tuba: 16 feet of tubing a. _____ lowest pitched brass b. The tuba is the _____ instrument and the _____ largest in size.

Instrument Families of the Symphony Orchestra I. Four Families of instruments in the Symphony

Instrument Families of the Symphony Orchestra I. Four Families of instruments in the Symphony Orchestra A. The Brass Family (continued) 1. Questions and Notes: 8. Tuba: (continued) c. A _________ Sousaphone is actually the tuba that is used in the marching band. d. Why is a Sousaphone used in the marching band? ______________ It has shoulder supports.

Instrument Families of the Symphony Orchestra I. Four Families of instruments in the Symphony

Instrument Families of the Symphony Orchestra I. Four Families of instruments in the Symphony Orchestra A. The Brass Family (continued) 1. Questions and Notes: 9. All brass instruments can soften their sound by mute using a ____.