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The Four Instrument Families of the Orchestra!<br />Presented by John Russell<br /><ul><li>Woodwinds
Brass
Percussion
String</li></li></ul><li>Woodwind Family<br /><ul><li>Woodwind instruments are instruments made out of wood and some now m...
The  wind is actually the air or breath
Except  for the flute, these instruments use a REED to make sound</li></li></ul><li>Saxophones<br />
Brass Family<br /><ul><li>Brass instruments are made out of metal, normally brass
Brass Instruments have three things in common
Mouthpiece
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The four instrument families of the orchestra!

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Brief description of instrument families.

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The four instrument families of the orchestra!

  1. 1. The Four Instrument Families of the Orchestra!<br />Presented by John Russell<br /><ul><li>Woodwinds
  2. 2. Brass
  3. 3. Percussion
  4. 4. String</li></li></ul><li>Woodwind Family<br /><ul><li>Woodwind instruments are instruments made out of wood and some now metal
  5. 5. The wind is actually the air or breath
  6. 6. Except for the flute, these instruments use a REED to make sound</li></li></ul><li>Saxophones<br />
  7. 7. Brass Family<br /><ul><li>Brass instruments are made out of metal, normally brass
  8. 8. Brass Instruments have three things in common
  9. 9. Mouthpiece
  10. 10. Tubing
  11. 11. Bell
  12. 12. To change the pitch you can press different valves or move the slide</li></li></ul><li>Trumpet<br />French Horn<br />Baritone<br />Tuba<br />Trombone<br />
  13. 13. Percussion Family<br /><ul><li>To play a percussion instrument you hit it, shake it or scrape it
  14. 14. Percussion instruments can be
  15. 15. Tuned or
  16. 16. Untuned
  17. 17. Tuned instruments are those like the xylophone or timpani
  18. 18. Untuned instruments have no definite pitch like the bass drum or castanets</li></li></ul><li>
  19. 19. String Family<br /><ul><li>The String Family is a family because they all have strings
  20. 20. You play a string instrument by plucking, bowing or striking the string
  21. 21. All string instruments have curvy hollow wooden bodies and long necks</li></li></ul><li>

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