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Orchestra

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An orchestra, sometimes referred to as a concert orchestra, is a large musical ensemble containing string, brass, woodwind, and percussion instruments.
Yes, English horns are played in orchestras. There are about 3 to 4  of them, and they sit next to the oboes in an orchestra setting.
Ann Hoboson Pilot was a master harpist in The National Symphony  Orchestra in 1966.
so they are all tuned to the same pitch 
Violins! I am a keen violinist, and violins are the main  instruments played in an orchestra closely followed by cellos and  violas.
If you want to know which countries have Orchestras then go to  Wikipedia List_of_symphony_orchestras   Orchestras are as diverse as the music they perform, from opera and  classical to modern jazz and movie themes. An orchestra is an  ancient art form that started with small groups of...
it depends the music piece not all orchestras are made the same  way, E.G some orchestras can be only strings, like a string  quaret.  
Well, the stringed instruments in an orchestra are the violin, cello, viola, and bass. The violins are often broken up into two sections: first violins and second violins. A string orchestra is composed of these five sections (first violin, second violin, viola, cello, and bass), while a full...
If you're talking about the stick a conductor uses when conductingan orchestra, it's called a baton.
no. death metal consists of elaborate guitar sequences, fast pace drumming including double base, and screaming/ singing from the vocals
I think that the orchestra was smaller and less grand then and now it is awesome.
Yes it can its very useful for the Latin and South American Feeling
The orchestra has had different instruments!
I believe it was his daughter - I've forgotten her name, sorry.
Swiss conductor Beat Raaflaub is 70 years old (birthdate: August 19, 1946).
US conductor Gerard Schwarz is 69 years old (birthdate: August 19, 1947).
Some orchestral pieces are Symphony no. 9, 4th movement byBeethoven, better known as Ode to Joy, Dance of the Toy Flutes byTchaikovsky from "The Nutcracker", and Brandenburg Concerto no. 1by Bach.
the number especifies how many instruments is the score written for, the first four shows the windwoods: flute, oboe, clarinet and basson, the last four are for the brasses: horns, trumpets, trombon, tuba.Usually after thas the information indicates percusion and strings
Id say somebody involved in or planning the TSO business certainly is. I just went to a concert for the first time. Ive always liked their music but never knew anything about them or saw them live. What I saw in their performance disturbed me very much! Hidden messages were taking Christ right out...
You are to be polite, not do anything to disturb others, don't say anything above a whisper. Clap when others clap. Act "uptight" basically.
Violins, Violas, Bass, Chello, Gutiar
Yes, she sung in the Montreal symphonic orchestra chamber choir
Trans-Siberian Orchestra consists of an East Coast band, and a West Coast band. To cover the entire United States over the holiday season, they play two shows a day, at two different venues.
No, there are stories of composers such as Jean-Baptiste Lully, living in the mid 1600s, who were known to conduct ensembles - nearly 200 years before Mendelssohn.
There is no specific answer to this question as it depends on the nature of the music being played and the context within which it is being played. In a general sense:a baroque work will have 1 bass in the context of an orchestra of 10-15.a classical work will have 2-4 basses in the context of an...
There is only one official Trans-Siberian Orchestra. However, they have a massive group of "revolvin" musicians that tour with them in the winter so they are able to tour with two bands which they call Trans-Siberian Orchestra East and West.Like -the trans-sylvan-orchestra
the orchestra is laid out like this because the string family comared to the percission family are a lot higher in picth.this is the orchestra prdictied:the string familythe woodwindthe brassand the pecussion
The Violin, Viola, Cello, and Bass all have "A" strings, so picking  the note "A" as the tuning note allows all of the string  instruments in the orchestra to have a common reference point. The  violin and bass do not have a "C" string.
ELO never actually recorded the single 'oh oh oh it's magi'c - It was an original hit for the group 'Pilot' in 1974. ELO DID record a single 'strange magic' in 1976.
A standard orchestra uses pairs of flutes, oboes, clarinets, and  bassoons.
There are 4 orchestral families: string, woodwinds, brass, andpercussion.
An orchestra has violins, violas, and cellos, and a symphonic band  doesn't.
If you are referring to an orchestra as a whole, you still call itan orchestra.
I assume you mean Teun. Teun plays the flute and in some songs like the Rose he plays a penny whistle.
Orchestral music was formed in late 18th century and early 19th century.
Usually eight players, with two each on flute, oboe, clarinet, and  bassoon.
The harp is not a common member of the symphony orchestra, as it is played mainly as a solo instrument. The solo capabilities and effects created by the harp are rarely heard within an orchestra.
It's possible, but not common, for a traditional orchestra to have  more than 100 players.
Usually it's the principal oboe. In case of a piano concerto, the  orchestra will tune to the piano.
A persion orchestra is an orchestra with the orchestra having only percussion intruments includingMaleltsDrumsBase drumsCymboland other stuff
It's part of the woodwind section, and is covered by the 3rd chair  flute.
There is a single player mode in this game that is designed mainly for practice.      
A full symphony generally has 30 violins.
A single string instrument isn't especially loud, so a larger  section is needed for proper balance.
In a typical orchestra, zero. None.
As far as I know its, Piano, Bass, Drums, Guitar, Trumpet 1, Trumpet 2, and Tenor Sax
Usually it's the principal/first chair violin, also known as the  concertmaster.
because they cant play properly
There are two main reasons. First is that percussion instruments  are generally loud, and would cover up other sections. Second is  that percussionists are often responsible for more than one part in  a piece, and frequently have to be able to move from one instrument  to another.
In score order: Piccolo, Flutes (up to 2 parts normally), Oboe (up  to 2 parts normally), English Horn, Clarinet in Eb, Bb Soprano  Clarinet (up to 3 parts normally), Bass Clarinet (normally 1 part  but you occasionally will see 2 parts), Bassoon (up to 2 parts  normally), and Contrabassoon (not...
No, a saxophone isn't considered an orchestra instrument because  it's almost never used in orchestra.
there called "the kitchen" because the instraments can make kitchen like noises
Violin, viola, cello, and bass
So hE could play first bass
Bands don't have a string section if they are classed as brass,  silver or marching band. If they are a "dance band" similar to that  we see in the period of Glen Miller then they would have had double  bass
Most orchestral pieces use two or three TRUMPETS, but only a  handful specifically call for cornets.
The English horn in an orchestra is next to the oboes.
The earliest known orchestral part specifically for the instrument is in the Vienna version of Niccolò Jommelli's opera Ezio dating from 1749.
Yes, you can seat the cellists in the middle of the orchestra, but  they're usually seated to the side.
Somewhere in the audience, as orchestras generally don't use a  baritone sax.
In the audience. There is almost never a baritone saxophone in  orchestra.
That stick is called a baton.
It's part of the percussion section.
Either bare hands, or a large staff.
The late- and still widely played Arthur Fiedler of Boston Pops fame and possibly Leroy Anderson who gave us- Sleigh Ride- the instrumental version.
That depends on to what "it" refers.
It belong to the Percussion Family. :))
Possibly, but a definitive answer can't be provided without knowing  which specific orchestra is in question.
In short, the orchestra got bigger.
For pieces that call for it, there is usually only one. Some larger  scale works, such as Mahler symphonies, might use two.
The London Festival Orchestra on their album Days of Future Passed released in 1967.
To join an orchestra, pass the audition.
Impossible to say, as "them" isn't specific enough to give an  answer.
The orchestra's string choir carries the melody and basic harmony most of the time. The broad, shimmering sound - somewhat tonally nondescript - is a perfect sound as a steady diet for the ear. The more unique a sound is, the quicker the ear tires of it, hence 24 strings, but only two oboes.
as far as I know, No. Mr. James had an established band with his Golden Trumpet and did not want any side-men stealing the sound stage. different styles of music.
Trumpet, trombone, and bass, though some jazz uses violins, and a  few orchestral pieces include a saxophone.
A single string instrument isn't especially loud, so larger  sections are needed for balance.