Orchestra Instruments by Álvaro Domínguez
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String and wind instruments inside the orchestra. Classwork made by Álvaro Domínguez a 1ºESO bilingual student at IES Pulido Rubio,Bonares ( Huelva) , Spain

String and wind instruments inside the orchestra. Classwork made by Álvaro Domínguez a 1ºESO bilingual student at IES Pulido Rubio,Bonares ( Huelva) , Spain

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Orchestra Instruments by Álvaro Domínguez Orchestra Instruments by Álvaro Domínguez Presentation Transcript

  • VIOLINIs the most popular instrument in the string family. It has a high,brilliant sound. It is the smallest instrument in the string family.There are more violins in a symphony orchestra than any otherinstrument.
  • VIOLIN PARTS:
  • VIOLAThis instrument looks like the twin brother of the violin, but its a bit bigger with aslightly lower sound. You probably could not tell the difference between the violin andviola unless you put them side by side.
  • VIOLA PARTS:
  • CELLOYou have to sit down and hold this instrumentbetween your knees to play it. It has a rich andmellow sound. Like the other members of itsfamily, it has four strings.
  • CELLO PARTS:
  • DOUBLE BASSThis instrument stands over six feet tall and is the lowest soundinginstrument in the string family. It is a popular instrument for manydifferent styles of music, including symphonic, jazz and rock. Thedouble bass is similar in pitch to a bass guitar.
  • DOUBLE BASS
  • HARPThe instrument of the angels. It has 47 strings and seven pedals.It isplayed by plucking the strings with the fingers of both hands. Theseinstruments are found in almost every size and in every culture on theplanet. Harps have been around for thousands of years.
  • HARP PARTS:
  • PIANOIt was invented by Cristofori in 1700 . It is the most popular of all thekeyboard instruments. Lots of music has been written for it. Beethovenwas one of the first piano virtuosi. Hammers strike the strings tomake it sound.
  • PIANO PARTS:
  • CEMBALOA musical instrument played by means of a keyboard. It was verypopular in the Baroque era ( 1600-1750).It produces sound by plucking astring when a key is pressed.
  • GUITARIts a plucked string instrument usually played with fingers andsometimes with a pick. It has a long neck and six strings. The body ismade of wood. It can be used in classical and popular music.
  • GUITAR PARTS:
  • FLUTEThis silver instrument has a high, bright sound. Air is blown into asmall hole to produce its joyful sound. It is made of metal, even thoughit is in the woodwind family. The instrument is found in culturesthroughout the world. It is one of the oldest and most popularinstruments in the history of music.
  • FLUTE PARTS:
  • FLUTE PARTS:
  • CLARINETIs a single reed instrument. This instrument has arich, round sound and a wide range of notes, bothhigh and low.
  • CLARINET PARTS:
  • SAXOPHONEIs the newest of the woodwind instruments. It looks like it belongs inthe brass family because of its golden colour. It is a single reedinstrument and is popular in pop, jazz, and rock bands. It got its namefrom its inventor, the Belgian Adolphe Sax ( 1841).
  • SAXOPHONE PARTS:
  • OBOEThe orchestra tunes to this instrument. It has a nasal,piercing sound and uses a double reed. The oboe givesthe orchestra its note A when tuning before a concert.
  • OBOE PARTS:
  • BASSOONIs the largest of the woodwind instruments. It has the lowestpitch.Some people think of this instrument as the clown of theorchestra. It is a double reed instrument.
  • BASSOON PARTS:
  • TRUMPETIs the most popular of all the brass instruments, and one of the oldest.It can play very high notes. It can change its sound by inserting amute into the bell. Long ago kings and queens would announce theirarrival with trumpets playing a fanfare.
  • TRUMPET PARTS:
  • French HornThis instrument was once carried on horseback during fox hunts. It isthe most difficult brass instrument to play. The left hand plays thevalves and the right hand is inserted into the bell. Its tone blendsequally well with woodwind and brass instruments.
  • FRENCH HORN PARTS:
  • TROMBONEThis instrument can slide from one note toanother. Unlike the other brass instruments, ithas no valves.
  • TROMBONE PARTS:
  • TUBAIs the lowest sounding brass instrument. It is alsothe largest member of the brass family. It sits inthe back of the orchestra.
  • TUBA PARTS:
  • TIMPANIThese copper-colored drums are also called the kettle drumsbecause they look like big kettles. Each drum plays a differentnote. Orchestras usually have from two to four timpani.
  • TIMPANI PARTS:
  • XYLOPHONEMallets strike wooden bars toproduce different pitches.
  • XYLOPHONE PARTS: