String Family by Ricardo&PedroManuel

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String instruments inside the orchestra. Classwork made by Ricardo& Pedro Manuel, 1ºESO bilingual students at IES Pulido Rubio,Bonares ( Huelva) , Spain

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String Family by Ricardo&PedroManuel

  1. 1. Vi o l i n i s the m ost popul a r i n strum ent i n thestri n g fam i l y . It has a hi g h, bri l i a nt sound. It i s the sm al l e st i n strum ent i n the stri n g fam i l y . There are m ore vi o l i n s i n a sym phony orchestra than any other i n strum ent.
  2. 2. V i o l a : T hi s i n strum ent l o oks l i k e the tw i nbrother of the vi o l i n , but i t s a bi t bi g ger w i t h a sl i g htl y l o w er sound. You probabl ycoul d not tel l the di f ference betw een thevi o l i n and vi o l a unl e ss you put them si d e by si d e.
  3. 3. C el l o : Y ou h ave to sit d ow n and h ol d th isinstrum e nt b e tw e e n your k ne e s to pl a y it. I t h as a rich and m e l o w sound . L ik e th e oth e r m e m b e rs of its fam il y , it h as four strings.
  4. 4. D o u b le b a s s :T h is in s t r u m e n t s t a n d s o v e r s ix f e e t t a ll a n d is t h e lo w e s t s o u n d in g in s t r u m e n t in t h e s t r in g f a m ily . I t is ap o p u la r in s t r u m e n t f o r m a n y d if f e r e n t s t y le so f m u s ic , in c lu d in g s y m p h o n ic , j a z z a n d r o c k . T h e d o u b le b a s s is s im ila r in p it c h t o a b a s s g u it a r .
  5. 5. H a rp: T h e instrum e nt of th e ange l s . I t h as 4 7 strings and se ve n pe d al s . I t is pl a ye d b y pl u ck ing th e strings w ith th e finge rs of b othh and s. T h e se instrum e nts are found in al m ost e ve ry siz e and in e ve ry cul t ure on th e pl a ne t. H arps h ave b e e n around for th ousand s of ye ars.
  6. 6. Piano : I t w as inve nted b y C ristofori in 17 0 0 . I t is th e m ost popul a r of al l th e k eyb oardinstrum ents. L ots of m usic h as b e en w ritte n for it. B ee th ove n w as one of th e first pianovirtuosi. H am m e rs strike th e strings to m ak e it sound .
  7. 7. Cem bal o ( H arpsi c hord) A m usi c ali n strum ent pl a yed by m eans of a keyboard. It was very popul a r i n the Baroque era ( 1600- 1750) . I t produces sound by pl u cki n g a stri n g when a key i s pressed.
  8. 8. Gui t ar : Its a pl u cked stri n g i n strum ent usual l y pl a yed wi t h fi n gers and som eti m esw i t h a pi c k. It has a l o ng neck and si x stri n gs. The body i s m ade of w ood. It can be used i n cl a ssi c al and popul a r m usi c .

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