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  • In ancient Egypt, musicians would come together at social gatherings to play music together.
  • In the western world, orchestra were first seen during the time of the greeks. In their theatres, they would use what they called “the pit” to have the musicians playing music for their plays to sit.
  • Leader of the orchestra and he carries a stick called the baton.
  • Largest section of the orchestra. These instruments are playing by using a bow or by plucking the strings.
  • The violin the smallest of the string instruments.
  • These instruments make sounds by being blown into and by pressing fingers on different holes.
  • These group is known as the brass because the instruments used are made out of shiny brass.
  • The biggest of the families since it has the most instruments in it. Anything that can be hit to make music is in this section.

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  • 1. The Orchestra
    Presented by:
    Jovanna Leon
  • 2. Outline
    History of the Orchestra
    Roles of people in the Orchestra
    Sections of the Orchestra
    Different types of Orchestras
    Conclusion
  • 3. History of the Orchestra
  • 4.
  • 5. Eras
    Baroque Music
    Classical Music
    Romantic Music
    Modern Music
  • 6. Roles of people in the Orchestra
    Conductor
  • 7.
  • 8. Sections of the Orchestra
  • 9. Strings
  • 10. Violin Viola Cello
  • 11. Double Bass Harp
  • 12. Woodwinds
  • 13. Clarinet Flute Oboe Bassoon
  • 14. Brass
  • 15. Trumpet Trombone French horn Tuba
  • 16. Percussion
  • 17. Cymbals Snare Drum Bass Drum Timpani
  • 18. Different types of Orchestras
    Big and small
    There are different one in many countries and they use different instruments.
  • 19. Japan
  • 20. Mexico
  • 21. Sources
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theatre_of_ancient_Greece
    http://www.sfskids.org/templates/instorchframe.asp?pageid=3
    http://www.clipartclipart.com/pages/110127-132521-992009.html
    http://schools-wikipedia.org/wp/b/Bassoon.htm
    http://orchestra.jwjonline.net/index.php
    http://www.mti.dmu.ac.uk/~ahugill/manual/intro.html
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orchestra