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  1. 1. Instruments of the Orchestra
  2. 2. Families of Instruments <ul><ul><li>Brass Woodwinds </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strings Percussion </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Brass Family <ul><li>Instruments have a cupped mouthpiece. </li></ul><ul><li>Most of the brass instruments use valves. </li></ul><ul><li>One instrument has a slide. </li></ul><ul><li>Instruments are usually a brass color. </li></ul>
  4. 4. String Family <ul><li>All of the instruments in the string family have strings. </li></ul><ul><li>Instruments are played with a bow or plucked with the fingers(pizzicato). </li></ul>
  5. 5. Woodwind Family <ul><li>Woodwind instruments have either single or double reeds. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Percussion Family <ul><li>An instrument is in the percussion family if it is played by hitting or shaking. </li></ul>