Instruments of the Orchestra Strings Woodwinds Brass Percussion

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Instruments of the Orchestra • Strings • Woodwinds • Brass • Percussion • Bibliography

Instruments of the Orchestra • Strings • Woodwinds • Brass • Percussion • Bibliography

Click on the instruments to learn more about each of them. • Violin •

Click on the instruments to learn more about each of them. • Violin • Viola • Cello • String Bass • Click here to listen to an example of each instrument. Strings The cello bass much the lowest ininpitch and larger is in Thestring violin is has thelower smallest ofand the string viola isis slightly higher pitch and larger the size largest thanin the of all viola. This string instruments played in the family the orchestra. It strings. has isfour than the violin. Itthe also hasinstrument four orchestra. by placing The thethe player bottom ofon this the instrument ground and must strings and pitch ofin However, unlike thehighest violin, the violaout plays stand laying intowards order otthe player. it! The string cello bass plays also in this instrument family. This instrument plays music in bass clef. alto bassclef. reads in treble clef. (( )) ( )

Woodwinds • Flute • Oboe • Clarinet • Bassoon Not all of the woodwind

Woodwinds • Flute • Oboe • Clarinet • Bassoon Not all of the woodwind instruments used in the Band are used in the Orchestra. Explore the sounds of the following instruments by clicking on their picture.

Brass • Trumpet • French Horn • Trombone • Tuba Similar to the woodwinds,

Brass • Trumpet • French Horn • Trombone • Tuba Similar to the woodwinds, not all of the brass instruments used in the Band are used in the Orchestra. Explore the sounds of the following instruments by clicking on their picture.

These are some of the percussion instruments used in the orchestra. • Timpani •

These are some of the percussion instruments used in the orchestra. • Timpani • Snare Drum • Auxiliary • Click here to learn more about auxiliary percussion Percussion

Bibliography • Air Force Band - Flight of the Bumblebee - Trombone Solo. (2010,

Bibliography • Air Force Band - Flight of the Bumblebee - Trombone Solo. (2010, October 23). You. Tube. Retrieved February 21, 2014, from http: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=qk. Rx 2 p 00 FMM • Allen, M. (1997). Essential technique for strings [Viool]. Milwaukee: Hal Leonard. • Day is Done. (2007, November 10). You. Tube. Retrieved February 21, 2014, from http: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=wcncgf_s. Gz. Q • Disney Princess Party, The Breaking Winds Bassoon Quartet. (2011, April 7). You. Tube. Retrieved February 21, 2014, from http: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=n. QVV 472 R 0 Go • Michael Flatley Riverdance flute. (2007, May 29). You. Tube. Retrieved February 21, 2014, from http: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=j. CWw 27 Uqv. CQ • Penderecki - Capriccio for Tuba Solo. (2011, May 17). You. Tube. Retrieved February 21, 2014, from http: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=k. UCg. Rjtw. PY • Rhapsody in blue - Clarinet quintet 'Caprice'. (2010, January 30). You. Tube. Retrieved February 21, 2014, from http: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=Yu 17 h. Pfx. Al 0 • String instruments of the orchestra. (2011, May 22). You. Tube. Retrieved February 21, 2014, from http: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=Rx. FNHe. XKmr. Y • Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4, II. Mvt. Oboe Solo. (2010, May 29). You. Tube. Retrieved February 21, 2014, from http: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=g. THn. VDJB 7 e. Q • Vienna Horns Jurassic Park. (2010, January 22). You. Tube. Retrieved February 21, 2014, from http: //www. youtube. com/watch? v=EAJT 9 Bk_Ge. Q • auxiliary percussion. (n. d. ). On. Music Dictionary. Retrieved February 21, 2014, from http: //dictionary. onmusic. org/terms/263 auxiliary_percussion • sound. (n. d. ). : : The Pitch of Sounds -- Kids Encyclopedia. Retrieved February 21, 2014, from http: //kids. britannica. com/comptons/article 208265/sound