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  1. 1. Musical Instrument
  2. 2. Musical Instrument Any instrument which can create music is a musical instrument. They are different types like brass, woodwinds, strings, keyboard, electronic.
  3. 4. Brass <ul><li>Played by buzzing lips in mouthpiece </li></ul><ul><li>Include trumpet, (French) horn, trombone, euphonium (baritone horn), tuba. </li></ul>
  4. 5. Woodwinds <ul><li>Usually played with a reed </li></ul><ul><li>Pitches changed by opening or closing keys to set up different pitches </li></ul><ul><li>Includes flute, clarinets, saxophones, oboe, bassoon </li></ul>
  5. 6. Strings <ul><li>Instrument where the sound is produced by vibrating strings </li></ul><ul><li>Strings can be plucked or bowed </li></ul><ul><li>Some string instrument can be electrified like electric guitar </li></ul>
  6. 7. Violin family <ul><li>Includes violin, viola, cello, and double bass or just bass </li></ul><ul><li>These instrument are played usually by bowing, can also be plucked </li></ul><ul><li>This family forms the “core” of the symphony orchestra </li></ul>
  7. 8. Guitar family <ul><li>Include electric and acoustic guitar, electric bass , mandolins, lutes, etc </li></ul><ul><li>Electric guitars use special microphones called “ pickups ” </li></ul><ul><li>Guitars usually have 6 strings, bass have 4 that sound down 1 octave from the bottom 4 strings of the guitar </li></ul><ul><li>Effects (usually trigged by a pedal) are also sometimes used </li></ul>
  8. 9. Harps <ul><li>Many strings played by plucking </li></ul><ul><li>Used in folk music tradition as well as the symphony orchestra </li></ul>
  9. 10. Keyboard instruments <ul><li>Include piano, organ, harpsichord, and synthesizer </li></ul>

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