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Woodwind instruments are any instruments which produce sound by moving air through or across an opening of the instrument. Questions about these instruments belong here.
Answer Then it doesn't lock. By trunk are you referring to the engine compartment or the front of the car where the spare tire is located? There is no key to open the front (trunk) compartment. This is done using a lever located under the dash next to the drivers door. The notchback or eng…
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The didgeridoo is possibly one of the oldest woodwind instruments dating back 30,000 years or more. also, a BBC article says that scientists know of a 45,000-year-old Neanderthal flute made of a hollow bear bone that was dug up in Slovenia in 1995. See the related link below for more information.
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The term "woodwind" comes from the original make of all woodwind instruments. They all traditionally require the use of one or more vibrating wooden reeds to make their sound. While the flute is no longer a wooden instrument, it is still included amidst woodwinds as it has evolved from one. Other wo…
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it takes about 5hrs.
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The strings in the orchestra has the most instruments in it. A full symphony orchestra uses 60 string players.
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The Mechanics of Playing the Saxophone The saxophone is played by blowing through the saxophone mouthpiece which has a cane reed attached using a ligature. The reed vibrates to make the sound. Your fingers placed on the keys control the pitch for the most part. Your throat and how you play also af…
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Ronald Tomas info Ronald Tomas played saxophone for W.D.O.U.J.I. (Witch Doctors of Underground Jazz Improvisation) on their award winning debut album Ground Zero in 2001 bagging 2 awards from KATHA and also on their second album Zen and The Art of Dressmaking (2005). Before that, he has been know…
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The original saxophone was created in Brussels, Belgium by Adolf Sax. It was meant to fill in an "empty gap" in the sound that can be found in bands. There are many varieties of saxophone (in order from lowest to highest pitch): Contrabass, bass, baritone, tenor, alto, soprano, sopranino, and sprani…
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The oboe is the instrument that is usually played by the musician who plays the Cor Anglais in an orchestra.
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Yes. It is a woodwind instrument.
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A few really great songs are: Roadside and Swing Life Away by Rise Against. These are 2 of my favorites. Imtheanswerman says: If You like metal, Monster and Hero (Both by Skillet) are two pretty awesome songs. More than a feeling and peace of mind by Boston are good to. A really catchy, yet amazi…
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A woodwind instrument is an instrument in which you need to blow air into whatever sort of mouthpeice needed for that instrument. For example, in order to play a flute, you must blow into the head of the flute and a noise comes out thanks to the air viberating threw the instrument.Other woodwinds in…
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Instruments there are million's of musical instruments
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Being that the age of this flute is over 50 years, it has probably reached its lifetime. The M2 flutes are a student model as well, also taking a chunk out of its value. Depending on the metals with which it was made, either silver or nickel plated, the value may vary quite a bit. The nickel plated …
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Answer The eight trigrams and 64 Palms are parts of what most of use refer to as Kung Fu. The forms are commonly done in Wushu competitions. A google will on the terms will even get you access to videos of the forms. Its real to a point, there is a style called baguazhang ( eight trigram palm) …
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Selmer, Accent, Yamaha those are just a few but there are many more out there. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- As the previous person who replied stated, this question could have many answers, depending on who you are speak…
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Different people like different saxophones. It depends what style and who you are. Tenor produces a jazzier sound, but you often sacrifice having the melody for a counter-melody, or sometimes even just tones in the background. Alto is generally a good choice for concert band. for marching band, the …
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A Clarinet is a straight instrument in the woodwind family. The most common clarinet is called a Bb (B flat) clarinet. Next to the bassoon, the clarinet has the largest pitch ranges. A Clarinet breaks down into 5 sections: The mouth piece The barrel The upper joint The lower joint The bell In…
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After practicing on the clarinet, when you push air through your instrument, especially in the extreme range and on a new reed, your instrument may squeak, but not because of bad technique (your tones are clear and precise otherwise). When this happens you should get a harder reed, and if you can't…
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Although we don't have available a date or place of origin, nor are there recorded the names of the individuals who are responsible for the development of the oboe, we do know that it is from the middle 17th century. It's original name was hautbois or shawm.
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Adolphe Sax.
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The modern oboe was invented by the French musicians Jean Hotteterre and Michel Danican Philidorin in the 1650's. The Ancient Greeks had a similar instrument called an aulos.
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In most standard repertoire, the highest note is the written C above the staff, but many trumpet players and some music go even higher.
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1. wet the reed using your mouth until it is moist.2. Line up the reed and the mouth peice3. get the ligature(the metal, rubber or plastic thing) and slide it over the mouth peice.4. line up the reed, mouth peice and ligature then tighten the ligature.5. make sure the ligature is past the light yell…
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Answer I would think in the neighborhood of $1,000 to $1,500 bracket depending on where you market it and IF it's in pristine condition, but it is a good brand, of professional ilk. You would be wise to contact several music stores who deal in new instruments and find out the going rate for new …
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It depends. Body: African Blackwood, Plastic Keys: Nickel, Silver Mouthpiece: Plastic, Rubber, rarely: wood, bone, ivory, glass, or "crystal" Reed: Arundo Donax, (not by professionals) plastic Ligature: Metal, cloth, leather. Student clarinets, those used in middle and sometimes high school, …
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In top-tier orchestras you usually 4 oboists, though typically one of them is officially the English Horn player. A typical band or orchestra has two to three oboes. It's usually the number of oboes required by a composer in any given piece. A Haydn symphony may require two oboes (or in some of …
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4 main types of instruments The 4 main types of instruments and examples: Woodwind: clarinet Brass: tuba Percussion: Snare Drum String: Guitar
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Answer The truth actually lies in the construction of the instrument. There also exist clarinets in other keys - C, A, and Eb are most common, I think. The clarinet makes noise by vibrating the air inside with breath, and pitch is manipulated by the holes outside. Depending on how the holes are c…
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Ocarina (also called the "sweet potato")
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Clarinets are most often made from African blackwood. This is a heavy black wood that comes from the Mpingo tree. The same is used for most oboes and wooden piccolos. Second most common would be plastic or resin. Clarinets were also made of metal at one time and are still seen occasionally. Some cla…
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No you just think you are or you aren't taking school seriously! Get a grip and start acting serious during school hours!  YOU ARE NOT STUPID!You might not be a good student, but that does not make you stupid. If you want to work harder and pull your grades up, you probably can. If you are alr…
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Disconnect the upper and lower joints, put the ring of the lyre on the lower joint, tighten the lyre, reconnect the upper and lower joints.
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Answer Yes, it is. It uses a reed in the mouth piece, that makes it a woodwind. The woodwinds are divided into to major groups, one is flutes and whistles, and the others are instruments with reeds. The instruments with reeds are further divided between those with a single reed, which includes clar…
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Bassoon: This is the largest of the woodwind instruments. It has the lowest pitch. And i believe that the largest means the lowest. For example the tuba!!The lowest is the Contrabassoon.
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In my experience, no, Cecilio makes terrible instruments. Are you buying online or at a store? Never buy an instrument online, you will almost never get what you want. I suggest looking up stores in your area, such as Sam Ash or Quinlan and Fabish. There are also various other stores which may carry…
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Pitch is the tonal frequency of a given sound. "Higher" pitch is associated with an increased frequency (and shorter wavelength). (see related links) *For other uses of pitch, see related questions.
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Answer They are produced by when you blow on the reed you make sound that go through the body of the instrument and when you hold down keys you block the sound different ways to create notes! Different saxophones have different lengths of tubing. The highest pitched of the saxes has the shorte…
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So people could express themselves through music. Though, that is the point of most instruments. ;]
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An alto sax can play from a low Bb to a high F/F# depending on whether or not you have the key, some don't
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The first modern day clarinet was developed in Germany. However, there is some debate over the inventor. It was either Johann Christoph Denner or his son Jacob.
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The name clarinet is referred to 3000bc Egypt. The word "made" referred to when was the name "clarinet" was created.
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It's not that hard to play once you learn the notes.
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i play clarinet this is the first year. it really cool and easy.
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Selmer is a company that makes instraments.Unlike those cheap brands like Accent that you get at music stores these instrament are better by far.selmer doesn't make pianos and string instrementsit makes band instrements like:saxophonesclarrinetstrumetsoboesmostly instrements you play with your mouth…
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One way to maintain your clarinet is to swab out your clarinet once a day and 2 times through. Another way is to, when you are finished playing your instrument, place your reed back in the case it came in. Next, when placing your instrument back in its case, place the parts back in their correct po…
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OLD!The new ones are E-11's and R-13's.-----Your Buffet clarinet was made in 1936 and is quite possibly a Master Model. Assuming it is in good condition it would remain being a very fine sounding instrument and also still have considerable value.
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the saxophone originated in Germany and has made a break through in the music world being in all types of musical resources like Miley Cyrus she is a profesional at it and is having a break through concert in 2010 while performing at her studio in nashville
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The hard one is Bb and A. A is slightly longer than Bb. Eb is tiny, But Ab is smaller. Alto has a slightly bent barrel and bell and the bass looks like a tenor saxophone. Contrabass.... now that's a tricky one. The straight one looks like a stretched bass, but the curly one looks like a paperclip.
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Bb clarinet is really 26&3/8ths in length from tip of mouthpiece to bottom of bell.Anyone who has played , taught or madeclarinets for decades would realize thatthere are different pitch standards and boredimensions for each generic size. Further one should specify whatgeneral key the clarinet i…
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The piano has a total of 88 keys (52 white keys and 36 black keys).
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To keep your clarinet in good shape, you will need to purchase a few things. You will need cork grease, a cleaner that goes through the clarinet(so it gets all the saliva), a thumb rest(its rubbery and usually black) for your thumb so it doesnt go numb and a reed gaurd(so it keeps your reed in shap…
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Answer It is potentially a 1928 model. I found this page on the serial numbers related to the year of the clarinet. The link is located in the related links section below.
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If you mean American president, its Bill ClintonBill Clinton not only ran the country, but he was also an astounding saxophone player. His involvement in music later evolved into scholarship opportunities which helped fuel his love of learning.
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The clarinet can be played alone, but is usually played in a group. Such as an orchestra- or even a simple duet or trio
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From highest to lowest pitch: Soprano, Alto, Tenor, and Baritone. The Soprano and Tenor are keyed in Bb The Alto and Baritone instruments are keyed in Eb. The baritone saxophone requires more lung capacity and is probably too large for a younger student. The soprano saxophone is the most difficu…
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It is called an aneomometer.
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You play bassoon with your fingers, all of them, except for your right hand's ring finger. You blow into the bassoon through the reed, and you move your fingers to make the note change. To make different notes that are not slurred (like above), you pulse your tongue back and forth against the reed.…
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Well that is somewhat right, There are 9 types of saxes. From smallest to largest and from highest to lowest it goes...SoprilloSoprininoSopranoAltoTenorBaritoneTubaxBassContrabassA lot of people think that the bass and Tubax are the same thing which they aren't. Obviously the Bass is tuned 1 octave …
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Answer One difference is that woodwind instruments use a wooden reed to form the mouthpiece. The reed sits at the back of the mouthpiece (on the bottom lip) and vibrates against the rest of the mouthpiece to help create the sound. Brass and woodwind instruments are both played by blowing into th…
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Johann Christoph DennerJohann Christoph Denner of Nuremburg invented the clarinet around 1690.
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The clarinet was invented in Germany by Johann Christoph Denner.
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Philippines is one of the countries which are rich in the field of music and many artists are well known in this industry. And one of its islands is Palawan that has a traditional music instrument called batungtung, bombo, agong, babandil, tipanu and many more.
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So I can be your hero, I will answer this question. You can fond new clarinets at a car repair shop! Seriously! NOT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Most music shops/websites stock both new and used clarinets...
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Mozart was able to play a number of instruments, but the clarinet is not mentioned as one of his specialty instruments. He was particularly accomplished on the clavichord and the violin.
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It is made of brassThey are typically made of brass ever since they were first created. Even though they are made of brass they are still considered woodwinds because of the reed. However, other materials have been used to construct saxophones. In the 1950's the Grafton Saxophone was made which was …
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It was invented in the 1840s by a men named Antoine Joseph
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A single reed vibrates, sending the sound through the keys on the horn. Depending on the combination of keys depressed, the pitch changes, producing different notes.
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There are many different types of clarinets. As a matter of facts, some experts consider the clarinet family to be one of the largest, if not, the largest family of instruments. One of the most common is the soprano clarinet, with most of them being in the key of B flat, although there are some in A…
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Other woods and other materials could be used, but African blackwood has very good tonal qualities. It is used not only for oboes, but also for clarinets, pipes of different sorts of bagpipes, and other instruments. It is very expensive.
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Answer tambourine Answer Tin whistle Tonette Tumpong Tubax (saxaphone) Taragota Trompets china (Cuban) Tromboon Tenor Horn Trombone Trumpet Tuba Tambourine Tamburitza (croatia/serbia) Tenor Viola Tabla (India) Taiko (Japan) Tan Tan Taphon (Thailand) Thavil (India) Timpani …
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I'm not very sure but in some marching pieces a clarinet is the one who supports most of the melody. I'm a clarinet my self and i know clarinets have been known for being some if the fastes players to play.Well, in a normal band, the clarinet mostly blends in with the flutes and sometimes the trumpe…
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It originated in 1690 by Joseph Denner.
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Smoke on the Water Alto Sax B#E,G,A,E,G,B#,A,E,G,A,A,G Or, D, F, G, D, F, G#, G, D, F, G, F, D
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Saxophones are from the Woodwind family because they are played from a reed, even though they are made out of brass.
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Created by Adolphe Sax in 1848, it takes on the S shape and combines elements of woodwind and brasswind design to produce its sound.The saxophone is a kind of instrument.
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Basically you would mime the act of playing the sax...you may preface it by spelling saxophone or just sax depending on the situation...you could also trace the shape of the sax with your hands then show what it looks like to play the instrument
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Brass, Percussion, Strings, and Woodwind.
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Try and listen to greek clarinete players also.. its a diferent kind of clarinet music.. feels like you are in the greek mountains.. and listen to tasos chalkias.. it is said that he was approved by B. goodman when B.G listened to him playing the clarinete sed that : i have a lot more to learn after…
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As on any instrument, C flat is one half step below C natural, and sounds the same as B. There are good technical reasons why a note might be notated as a C flat, but just play B.
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The flute is the first woodwind instrument.
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The oboe originated from the shawm.
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trumpet, trombone, violin, piano, cello, tuba, flute, guitar, base, keyboard, bagpipe, drum, and that's all i can think of
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The oboe originated from the shawm.
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In order to play the clarinet, you have to have the 7 main parts. They are the mouthpiece, the barrel, the upper joint, the lower joint, the bell, the reed, and the ligature. Once you have that it is actually pretty easy. To start off you need to soak the reed inside your mouth for about 1 minute. U…
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The piano belongs in the group of percussion instruments because the hammers are hitting the strings in the interior part of the piano
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That's what it's called - an oboe reed, but it is often refered to as a double reed because it is made of two pieces of cane.
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The six types of saxophones are:sopraninosopranoaltotenorbaritonebass
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The International is the C13, a very nice intermediate clarinet.
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