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BAND INSTRUMENTS




Use these websites to research each instrument.


The Music Room
San Francisco Kids
NY Philharmonic Kids
Learn About Instruments
DSO Kids
Oregon Symphony
Play Music
BSO Kids
Simple English Wikipedia
Wikipedia
FlickrCC (free, legal pictures)


Answer the questions below for each instrument.



String Family


Violin


Picture:
violin.
external image violin-01.gif
What is it made of?
wood and strings.

How is it played?
with a stick.
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At least 2 interesting facts.
The violin is a musical instrument.
Describe its sound.
sweet
Web address where it can be heard.


http://www.dsokids.com/listen/InstrumentDetail.aspx?instrumentID=3


viola

Picture:
external image viola.jpg

What is it made of?
it is made of wood

viola:http://z.about.com/d/musiced/1/0/-/8/viola.jpg
How is it played?STRUMING THE STRINGS ON THE FINGER BOARD

At least 1 interesting facts.ITS COOL

Describe its sound.DEETATEE DEE TEE
http://www.dsokids.com/listen/InstrumentDetail.aspx?instrumentID=5




Cello


PicturE:
external image Cello.jpg

What is it made of?
WOOD
How is it played?
WITH A LOOM
At least 1 interesting facts.
ITS A REAL LIGHT INSTRUMENT
Describe its sound.TOOTEE TOOETT

Web address where it can be heard.

http://www.dsokids.com/listen/InstrumentDetail.aspx?instrumentID=6

String Bass
http://www.interstatemusic.com/wcsstore/InterstateMusic/ims/ipf/900003593.jpg
Picture:
external image 900003593.jpg
What is it made of?
THINGS
How is it played?
At least interesting facts.
IT COMES IN ALL SIZES
Describe its sound.

Web address where it can be heard?

http://www.dsokids.com/listen/InstrumentDetail.aspx?instrumentID=10

Woodwind Family


http://musicselections.files.wordpress.com/2008/02/flute.jpg
Picture:external image flute.jpg


What is it made of? It Is Made Of Brass

How is it played? with a reed

LIST AT LEAST ON INTERESTING FACT?
its a stick
Describe its sound.feefee erfefeee

Web address where it can be heard?

http://www.dsokids.com/listen/InstrumentDetail.aspx?instrumentID=10


http://datadragon.com/education/instruments/graphics/oboe.gif
Picture: external image oboe.gif
What is it made of?
aluminum
How is it played?with a persons lips

At least 1 interesting facts.
its small
Describe its sound.
geefee ree tee tee
Web address where it can be heard

http://www.dsokids.com/listen/InstrumentDetail.aspx?instrumentID=22


Clarinet

http://www.intersalesteaching.co.uk/images//Clarinet%281%29.jpg
Picture:
external image Clarinet%281%29.jpg

What is it made of? wood metal or brass

How is it played?with a reed

At least 1 interesting facts. they come in neon colors too.

Describe its sound.
various sounds
Web address where it can be heard
http://www.dsokids.com/listen/InstrumentDetail.aspx?instrumentID=24



Bassoon

http://faculty.weber.edu/tpriest/bassoon05.gif
Picture:
external image bassoon05.gif

What is it made of?
BRASS

How is it played?with a reed


Describe its sound.it sounds cool

Web address where it can be heard

http://www.dsokids.com/listen/InstrumentDetail.aspx?instrumentID=26

Saxophone

http://volumeone.org/assets/images/articles/7/477/photos/original/499_saxaphone_c203ed62dbb2e7b81a4f4b1339172c531be1f963.jpg
Picture:
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What is it made of?

How is it played?with a mouth peice


At least 2 interesting facts.

Describe its sound.it sounds sweet


Web address where it can be heard

http://www.dsokids.com/listen/InstrumentDetail.aspx?instrumentID=28

Brass Family


Trumpet http://images.clipartof.com/small/26497-Clipart-Illustration-Of-A-Mariachi-Band-Man-Wearing-A-Sombrero-And-Playing-A-Trumpet.jpg

PICTURE: external image 26497-Clipart-Illustration-Of-A-Mariachi-Band-Man-Wearing-A-Sombrero-And-Playing-A-Trumpet.jpg

What is it made of?
BRASS

How is it played?a mouth piece


At least 1 interesting fact. mariachis play this instrument

Describe its sound.dso kids

Web address where it can be heard.

http://www.dsokids.com/listen/InstrumentDetail.aspx?instrumentID=29

French Horn

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/27/French_horn_back.png

Picture: external image French_horn_back.png

What is it made of?brass

How is it played?

At least 2 interesting facts.

Describe its sound.it sounds deep

Web address where it can be heard.

http://www.dsokids.com/listen/InstrumentDetail.aspx?instrumentID=32

Trombone

http://coastalcruzn.files.wordpress.com/2009/07/trombone.jpg
Picture: external image trombone.jpg

What is it made of?brass

How is it played?

At least 2 interesting facts.

Describe its sound.

Web address where it can be heard.

http://www.dsokids.com/listen/InstrumentDetail.aspx?instrumentID=30

Tuba

http://en.woodbrass.com/images/MEDIUM/woodbrass/TUBA+MIRAPHONE.jpg
Picture: external image TUBA+MIRAPHONE.jpg

What is it made of?

How is it played?

At least 2 interesting facts.

Describe its sound.

Web address where it can be heard

http://www.dsokids.com/listen/InstrumentDetail.aspx?instrumentID=31

Percussion Family


Snare Drum

http://www.dynastyband.com/graphics/P01-DFS14.jpg
Picture: external image P01-DFS14.jpg

What is it made of?

How is it played?

At least 2 interesting facts.

Describe its sound.

Web address where it can be heard.

http://www.dsokids.com/listen/InstrumentDetail.aspx?instrumentID=4

Bass Drum

http://www.3rdmoleseyscouts.org.uk/images/band/bass_drum.jpg
external image bass_drum.jpg
What is it made of?

How is it played?

At least 2 interesting facts. Describe its sound.

Web address where it can be heard.
http://www.dsokids.com/listen/InstrumentDetail.aspx?instrumentID=10 ----

Timpani

http://www.beloitjanesvillesymphony.org/Timpani_6100-2.jpg

Picture:
external image Timpani_6100-2.jpg

What is it made of?

How is it played?

At least 2 interesting facts.

Describe its sound.

Web address where it can be heard.

http://www.dsokids.com/listen/InstrumentDetail.aspx?instrumentID=15

Cymbals

http://img3.musiciansfriend.com/dbase/pics/products/7/8/0/558780.jpg
Picture: external image surge.jpg

What is it made of?

How is it played?

At least 2 interesting facts.

Describe its sound.

Web address where it can be heard

http://www.dsokids.com/listen/InstrumentDetail.aspx?instrumentID=9