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The magic of Woodwind Instruments!

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Becky Gallacher

on 17 October 2012

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Transcript of The magic of Woodwind Instruments!

Other instruments like a Saxophone or a Clarinet make
their sound by making a reed vibrate. In a symphony orchestra the
instruments included are:
2-3 Flutes
2-3 Oboes
Cor Anglais/English Horn
2-3 Clarinets
Bass Clarinet
2-3 Bassoons
Contrabasoon The woodwind's part in the orchestra -Flute
-Cor Anglais/ English Horn
-Saxophone There are many different types
of woodwind instruments such as: A reed is a strip of cane that vibrates to make the sound on a musical instrument. A Reed The saxophone isn't in a symphony orchestra because the saxophone was invented after the symphony orchestra. The saxophone is incorporated into some orchestral pieces because those pieces are more modern. Flautist: Jean-Pierre Rampal Famous Musicians Kenny G - Saxophone
Ian Anderson - Flute
Benny Goodman - Clarinet
Charlie Parker - Saxophone
Artie Shaw - Clarinet
Stan Getz - Saxophone
Lori Bell - Flute
Coleman Hawkins - Saxophone
Julius Baker - Flute Bassoon Clarinet Saxaphone English Horn Oboe Flute The Flute and Piccolo use to be made of
wood hence the name wood-wind The Evolution of
Woodwind instruments. The early Flute only came in one peice and had 6 fingerholes. In the 1600's the flute got redesigned with 3 sections and gradually more holes and keys were added and it began to replace the recorder in orchestral peices. The Bassoon evolved from a 16th Century instrument known by many names but in English it is known as a Curtal or Curtail. During the 18th and 19th centuries the bassoon was gradually improved and refined. It has improved greatly from the 1713 three key model played in Mozarts time. The Clarinet was invented in the
18th Century. The modern clarinet was developed from a baroque instrument called the Chalumeau. The Chalumeau instrument is similar to the recorder but the Chalumeau has a single reed mouth piece and a cyndrical bore Woodwind
Instruments Some instruments like the flute
and piccolo make there sound by
blowing across a sharp edge. This is Greg Patillo
beatboxing on the Flute Meter Ruler This is Brian playing
Firework on the Saxophone The Oboe first appeared in the mid-17th century when it was called a hautbois.
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