Instruments Of The Orchestra

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Minilesson on families and instruments of the orchestra. Harp is not listed. Saxophone is listed. Spot-check quiz at the end.

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Instruments Of The Orchestra

  1. 1. Instruments of the Orchestra
  2. 2. 4 Families <ul><li>Strings </li></ul><ul><li>Woodwinds </li></ul><ul><li>Brass </li></ul><ul><li>Percussion </li></ul>
  3. 3. Strings <ul><li>Strings are plucked, strummed, or bowed to produce musical sound </li></ul>
  4. 4. Strings Examples <ul><ul><li>Violin </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Viola </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cello </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bass </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Woodwinds <ul><li>Air is blown across instrument to vibrate thin pieces of wood to produce a musical sound </li></ul>
  6. 6. Woodwind Examples <ul><ul><li>Flute </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Clarinet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Oboe </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Saxophone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bassoon </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Brass <ul><li>Lips are buzzed through a cup shaped mouthpiece and tubing to produce a musical sound </li></ul>
  8. 8. Brass Examples <ul><ul><li>Trumpet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>French Horn </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Baritone/Euphonium </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trombone </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tuba </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Percussion <ul><li>Instrument is struck, shaken, or rubbed to produce a musical sound </li></ul>
  10. 10. Percussion Examples <ul><ul><li>Snare Drum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bass Drum </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cymbals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Xylophone </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Quiz <ul><li>Identify the instruments by name </li></ul>
  12. 12. Which Instrument is this? <ul><li>A. Trumpet </li></ul><ul><li>B. Xylophone </li></ul><ul><li>C. Saxophone </li></ul><ul><li>D. Violin </li></ul>
  13. 13. Which Instrument is this? <ul><li>A. Trumpet </li></ul><ul><li>B. Xylophone </li></ul><ul><li>C. Saxophone </li></ul><ul><li>D. Violin </li></ul>
  14. 14. Which Instrument is this? <ul><li>A. Trumpet </li></ul><ul><li>B. Xylophone </li></ul><ul><li>C. Saxophone </li></ul><ul><li>D. Violin </li></ul>
  15. 15. Which Instrument is this? <ul><li>A. Trumpet </li></ul><ul><li>B. Xylophone </li></ul><ul><li>C. Saxophone </li></ul><ul><li>D. Violin </li></ul>
  16. 16. In which Family is this? <ul><li>A. Strings </li></ul><ul><li>B. Woodwinds </li></ul><ul><li>C. Brass </li></ul><ul><li>D. Percussion </li></ul>
  17. 17. In which Family is this? <ul><li>A. Strings </li></ul><ul><li>B. Woodwinds </li></ul><ul><li>C. Brass </li></ul><ul><li>D. Percussion </li></ul>
  18. 18. In which Family is this? <ul><li>A. Strings </li></ul><ul><li>B. Woodwinds </li></ul><ul><li>C. Brass </li></ul><ul><li>D. Percussion </li></ul>
  19. 19. In which Family is this? <ul><li>A. Strings </li></ul><ul><li>B. Woodwinds </li></ul><ul><li>C. Brass </li></ul><ul><li>D. Percussion </li></ul>

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