Overview and Instructions


Research basic facts about instruments of the orchestra.

1. Names of the families
2. Names of the instruments in each family.
3. Picture of each instrument.
4. What each instrument is made of.
5. How each is played.
6. Describe what each instrument sounds like and find an audio or video clip of each.
7. At least 2 interesting facts about each instrument.

May create a web page, wiki page, knowledge map, Ebook, Powerpoint presentation, paper notebook, or complete instrument study books.


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:

external image violin.jpg
What is it made of?
The instruments are made of many pieces of wood which are glued - never nailed - together.
How is it played?

At least 2 interesting facts.

The violin is the soprano voice in the string family. It is held under the chin, resting on the shoulder. The violin has a lovely tone that can be soft and expressive or exciting and brilliant.
Describe its sound.
it 2 noiecs 2 me
Web address where it can be heard.

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

Viola


Picture:

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What is it made of?
The instruments are made of many pieces of wood which are glued - never nailed - together.
How is it played?
wood and string
At least 2 interesting facts.

Describe its sound.

Web address where it can be heard.

http://www.dsokids.com/listen/InstrumentDetail.aspx?instrumentID=5

Cello

Picture:

external image cello.jpg


What is it made of?
The instruments are made of many pieces of wood which are glued - never nailed - together.
How is it played?

At least 2 interesting facts.
am it cool and it intrsstin
Describe its sound.
to noisy
Web address where it can be heard.

Need a link.

Bass


Picture:
external image double_bass_full_c_the_contrabass_shoppe_ltd_w800_cred_800x332_09bd2e9f268ac8e6a344a856d323a586.png
Need a link.
What is it made of?
The instruments are made of many pieces of wood which are glued - never nailed - together.
How is it played?
with a woody stik and string

At least 2 interesting facts.

Describe its sound.
it loud
Web address where it can be heard

Need a link.

Woodwind Family



Flute


Picture:
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http://www.woodbrass.com/images/woodbrass/FLUTE+TREVORJAMES+RECITAL.jpg
http://www.woodbrass.com/images/woodbrass/FLUTE+TREVORJAMES+RECITAL.jpg


What is it made of?it was made out of wood but now it made out of silver or goled

How is it played? you blow in it and caver the hols.

At least 2 interesting facts.
am it was made out of wood
now they look better
Describe its sound.

Web address where it can be heard
Need a link.
dsokids.com


Oboe


Picture:external image oboe.jpg

What is it made of?

How is it played?
you blow on it and cover all the lily hous on it
At least 2 interesting facts.
it has small case
Describe its sound.
it ok
Web address where it can be heard
Need a link.
www.dsokids.com

Clarinet


Picture:
http://images.absoluteastronomy.com/images/encyclopediaimages/c/cl/clarinet_construction.jpg
external image moz-screenshot-8.pngexternal image clarinet_construction.jpg
What is it made of?

How is it played?
you blow on it and cover the lily hou on it
At least 2 interesting facts.

Describe its sound.
it ok
Web address where it can be heard

Need a link.

Bassoon


Picture:
external image bassoon.bmp
http://www.geocities.com/bourbonstreet/2302/bassoon.bmp
What is it made of?

How is it played?blow on it and press on it and make muciec

At least 2 interesting facts.

Describe its sound.
it ok
Web address where it can be heard

Need a link.

Saxophone

external image bukiki-saxophone-diagram.jpg
Picture:

What is it made of?
goled and metel
How is it played?
blow on it and press the lily hous on it
At least 2 interesting facts.
the use it to play jazz
Describe its sound.
it ok
Web address where it can be heard

Need a link.

Brass Family


Trumpet


Picture:
external image Tristar_Advanced_Trumpet_Silvered_Brass_.jpg

What is it made of?
gooled and metel
How is it played?
you blow on it and press the buttens
At least 2 interesting facts.

Describe its sound.
i ok

Web address where it can be heard.

Need a link.

French Horn


Picture:external image product-50784.jpg

What is it made of?

How is it played?
you blow on it
At least 2 interesting facts.

Describe its sound.
it ok
Web address where it can be heard.

Need a link.

Trombone


Picture: external image ST20Trombone2.jpg
Need a link.
What is it made of?
gold and metel
How is it played?
you blow on it and the n pull the lily thing fwf and back


At least 2 interesting facts.

Describe its sound.
ok
Web address where it can be heard.

Need a link.
www.googel.com

Tuba

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Pictuer:external image moz-screenshot-12.png
external image giant_tuba.jpg
Need a link.

What is it made of?

How is it played?
you blow on it
At least 2 interesting facts.

Describe its sound.
it ok
Web address where it can be heard

Need a link.

Percussion Family


Snare Drum

external image MapexMPXBirchSnareDrum.jpg
http://www.drumza.com/images/MapexMPXBirchSnareDrum.jpg
external image moz-screenshot-38.png
What is it made of?

How is it played?

At least 2 interesting facts.

Describe its sound.

Web address where it can be heard.

Need a link.

Bass Drum


Picture: external image 576109.jpg
Need a link.
What is it made of?

How is it played?

At least 2 interesting facts.

Describe its sound.

Web address where it can be heard.

Need a link.

Timpani


Picture:external image yamaha-timpani.jpg
Need a link.
What is it made of?

How is it played?

At least 2 interesting facts.

Describe its sound.

Web address where it can be heard.

Need a link.

Cymbals


Pic:external image 17-cymbals-l.jpg
Need a link.
What is it made of?

How is it played: with your two hands & the you bengam to get there .

At least 2 interesting facts.

Describe its sound.it a cool .

Web address where it can be heard

Need a link.