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The four main Woodwind instruments :
  1. Flutes
  2. Clarinets
  3. Saxophones
  4. Bassoons
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What are the four main orchestral woodwind instruments?

I would say flute, clarinet, bass clarinet, and oboe, but I'm not sure.

Are there more than 3 woodwind instruments?

There are four main orchestral woodwind instruments: Flute, Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon. There are also auxiliary woodwinds such as the Cor Anglais, Piccolo, Bass Clarinet and Contrabassoon.

What are the four main groups of instruments?

woodwind, brass, strings, percussion

What are the main orchestral percussion instruments?

The main orchestral percussion instruments are: Timpani (kettledrums), cymbals, bass drum, snare drum, (and to a lesser extent) gong, and various keyboard instruments.

What are the near relations to the main woodwind instruments?

Traditionally woodwind instruments were all made out of wood obviously! Oboes, clarinets, bassoons and cor anglais' are all still made out of wood but other instruments in the 'woodwind' family (flutes, saxophones, piccolos) are now made out of metal so are considered near relations to the 'main' woodwind instruments.

4 main woodwind instruments in an orchestra?

flute, oboe, clarinet, and the Bassoon.

What woodwind instrument is not in an orchestra?

The main one is the saxophone, due to the fact that standard orchestral instrumentation was developed before the sax was invented.

How many categories of instruments are there?

There are 4 Main categories of instruments.They are as followed (in no particular order):WoodwindStringsPercussionBrass

What are the names of all Woodwind instruments in an orchestra?

The main woodwind instruments are (high to low): Piccolo, Flute, Clarinet, Oboe, Bassoon, Contra-Bassoon. There are others however, such as all the saxophones and the recorder.

What are the four main types of musical instruments?

Strings, Woodwind, Brass, Percussion * Strings - Guitar, Violin, Cello * Woodwind - Clarinet, Flute, Recorder * Brass - Trumpet, Tuba, Trombone * Percussion - Drums, Piano, Xylophone. Cheers

What are the 4 main types of instruments?

The 4 main types of instruments and examples: Woodwind: clarinet Brass: tuba Percussion: Snare Drum String: Guitar

Which of the following is not a main orchestral group or family vibraphones brass percussion strings?

Vibraphones - they are not an 'orchestral group' or instrumental family of any sort - they are merely instruments in the percussion group.

What are the four orchestral families in pitch order?

The four orchestral familes are percussion, brass, strings and woodwinds. However, this is not the true order because persussion instruments do not always have a defined pitch, and they could be in any pitch range. The other three families, brass, string and woodwinds, can be placed in pitch order:Woodwinds (main and related)BrassStrings

What types of woodwind instruments are there in an orchestra?

The four main ones are flute, oboe, clarinet, and bassoon. Some additional woodwinds include piccolo, English horn, E-flat clarinet, bass clarinet, and contrabassoon.

What are the instruments of the woodwind modern orchestra?

The four main woodwinds are the flute, oboe, clarinet, and bassoon. Some pieces have additional parts for piccolo, English horn, E-flat clarinet, bass clarinet, and contrabassoon.

What are the 5 main woodwind instruments?

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Which of the woodwind instruments uses a double reed to produce sound?

Oboe, Bassoon are the main ones.Also included in this are English horn, Heckelphones, Shawms, Sackbutts, and other medieval instruments.

What are the three main materials wood wind instruments are made of?

A long time ago, woodwind instruments were made of... well... wood! Now, they could be made of silver, gold, and bronze.

What is the main instrument of the orchestral woodwind family?

All instruments in the woodwind family are important. The most popular are flute, clarinet, and alto sax. These usually have the melody. The oboe, bassoon, tenor sax, bass clarinet, and bari sax are not as popular but are important. The oboe might have a part of the melody, but sometimes it doesn't. I play the oboe and for one of my band songs i rest for 30 of the 50 measures. bassoon, tenor sax, bari sax, and bass clarinet hav the bass line. so all the woodwind family is important.

What are the main woodwind instruments in orchestra?

Flute, oboe, clarinet , bass clarinet and bassoon. Often, English horns and piccolo are also included.

What are the main woodwind instruments?

Saxophone- soprano, alto, tenor, baritone; Clarinet- Bb, bass, alto; Flute- piccolo; Oboe; Bassoon

Are there other double reed instruments in an orchestra besides the oboe?

The bassoon is also a double reed instrument. The main woodwinds in an orchestra are the flute, clarinet, oboe, and the bassoon. The first two are of course not double reeds. There is also the English Horn (cor anglais) that is a double reeded woodwind instrument, but isn't in all orchestral music.

How many types of percussion instruments would be found in a modern orchestra?

the main types of orchestral percussion are the marimba, snare drum, and timpani, but cymbals, gongs, chimes and other various percussion instruments can be used.

What are the four sections of a classical orchestra?

The four main sections of the classical orchestra are: 1. String 2. Woodwind 3. Percussion 4. Brass

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