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The Instruments of the Orchestra
The String Family <ul><li>Is the largest family in actual  numbers </li></ul><ul><li>Has four members </li></ul><ul><li>Ea...
Bowed Plucked
Cello String Bass Violin Viola The String Family
The Brass Family <ul><li>Four members </li></ul><ul><li>Common ancestor is the animal horn </li></ul><ul><li>Are played by...
Trumpet Trombone French Horn Tuba The Brass Family
The Woodwind Family <ul><li>All of the members are or once were,  </li></ul><ul><li>made of wood </li></ul><ul><li>Most of...
The clarinet, oboe and bassoon are wind instruments that sound when the player's breath causes a reed (a thin blade of can...
Flute Clarinet Oboe Bassoon The Woodwind Family
The Percussion Family <ul><li>Some are unpitched </li></ul><ul><li>Percussion instruments may be </li></ul><ul><li>played ...
Xylophone or Bells The Percussion Family Pitched instruments Piano
The Percussion Family Unpitched instruments Cymbals Sleigh Bells Bongos
Bass Drum and Snare Drum  are  STRUCK
Tambourine and Maracas  are  SHAKEN
Guiro and Sand Blocks are played by  SCRAPING
Can you name the instruments? What instrument family do they belong to?
What instrument family do they belong to? Can you name the instruments?
What instrument family do they belong to? Can you name the instruments?
Can you name the instruments? What family do these instruments belong to? Are they pitched or unpitched?
What family do these instruments belong to? Can you name the instruments? Are they pitched or unpitched?
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  1. 1. The Instruments of the Orchestra
  2. 2. The String Family <ul><li>Is the largest family in actual numbers </li></ul><ul><li>Has four members </li></ul><ul><li>Each has four strings </li></ul><ul><li>Are bowed or plucked </li></ul>
  3. 3. Bowed Plucked
  4. 4. Cello String Bass Violin Viola The String Family
  5. 5. The Brass Family <ul><li>Four members </li></ul><ul><li>Common ancestor is the animal horn </li></ul><ul><li>Are played by blowing while buzzing lips </li></ul>
  6. 6. Trumpet Trombone French Horn Tuba The Brass Family
  7. 7. The Woodwind Family <ul><li>All of the members are or once were, </li></ul><ul><li>made of wood </li></ul><ul><li>Most of them use reeds on the mouthpiece </li></ul>
  8. 8. 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.
  9. 9. Flute Clarinet Oboe Bassoon The Woodwind Family
  10. 10. The Percussion Family <ul><li>Some are unpitched </li></ul><ul><li>Percussion instruments may be </li></ul><ul><li>played one of three ways: </li></ul><ul><li>Struck </li></ul><ul><li>Shaken </li></ul><ul><li>Scraped </li></ul><ul><li>Some are pitched </li></ul>
  11. 11. Xylophone or Bells The Percussion Family Pitched instruments Piano
  12. 12. The Percussion Family Unpitched instruments Cymbals Sleigh Bells Bongos
  13. 13. Bass Drum and Snare Drum are STRUCK
  14. 14. Tambourine and Maracas are SHAKEN
  15. 15. Guiro and Sand Blocks are played by SCRAPING
  16. 16. Can you name the instruments? What instrument family do they belong to?
  17. 17. What instrument family do they belong to? Can you name the instruments?
  18. 18. What instrument family do they belong to? Can you name the instruments?
  19. 19. Can you name the instruments? What family do these instruments belong to? Are they pitched or unpitched?
  20. 20. What family do these instruments belong to? Can you name the instruments? Are they pitched or unpitched?
  21. 21. The End PowerPoint Created By Monica Autry
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