Overview and Instructions


Research basic facts about instruments of the orches
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:
What is it made of?IT IS MADE OF STRING AND WOOD.

How is it played?.YOU PUT THE VIOLIN TO YOUR CHIN AND PUT YOUR FINGERS ON THE STRINGS AND MOVE THE BOW.

At least 2 interesting facts.IT HAS BEUTIFULL SOUNDS AND MUSIC AND ANYBODY CAN PLAY IT.

Describe its sound.THE NOTES CAN GO HIGH AND LOW

Web address where it can be heard.AT PLAY MUSC.COM



Viola[[image:file/view/violin_2.jpg]]


Picture: external image viola.jpg

What is it made of?WOOD AND STRINGS

How is it played? ON THE right SHOULDER LIKE THE VIOLIN
At least 2 interesting facts.IT HAS A BEUTIFULL SOUND AND ANYONE CA PLAY IT.

Describe its sounds.IT HAS HIGH NOTES AND LOW NOTES
Web address where it can be heard.AT PLAY MUSIC .COM




Cello

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Picture: Include the web link where you found the picture.

What is it made of?WOOD AND A LITTLE METAL AND STRINGS.

How is it played?

At least 2 interesting facts.IT IS KINDA DIFFERENT FROM THE VIOLA AND THE VIOLIN.

Describe its sound. HIGH AND LOW SOUNDS

Web address where it can be heard.PLAY MUSIC .COM



Bass


.Picture: external image bass_image.jpg
What is it made of?WOOD AND STRINGS

How is it played?on the left west line

At least 2 interesting facts.IT HAS A beatuful SOUND AND ITS IN THEorchaesah

Describe its sounds..IT has LOW SOUNDS
Web address where it can be heard
PLAY MUSIC.COM


Woodwind family


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Picture: Include the web link where you found the picture.

What is it made of?METAL

How is it played?YOU PUT THE MOUTHPIECE TO YOUR MOUTH AND BLOW AND

At least 2 interesting facts.YOU CAN PLAY IT BY MOUTH.YOU CAN PLAY BUZZING

Describe its sound.HIGH PITCH SOUNDS

Web address where it can be heard
.PLAY MUSIC.COM


Oboeexternal image oboe.gif

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Picture: Include the web link where you found the picture.

What is it made of?maetle

How is it played?YOU PUT THE MOUTHPIECE TO YOUR MOUTH AND BLOW AND PUT YOUR FINGERS OVER THE HOLES AND PLAY THE TUNE.

At least 2 interesting facts.it make a bass sound.it has a soft bass sound.

Describe its sound.Aq

Web address where it can be hearlog .com



Clarinet

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Picture: Include the web link where you found the picture.

What is it made of?wood wind.

How is it played?by mouth

At least 2 interesting facts.it play by month.you can here it.

Describe its sound.bass

Web address where it can be google then click clainet music



Bassoon


Picture: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/ab/FoxBassoon.jpg
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What is it made of?

How is it played?

At least 2 interesting facts.

Describe its sound.

Web address where it can be heard



Saxophone


Picture: Include the web link where you found the picture.

What is it made of?

How is it played?

At least 2 interesting facts.

Describe its sound.

Web address where it can be heard



Brass Family


Trumpet


Picture: Include the web link where you found the picture.

What is it made of?

How is it played?

At least 2 interesting facts.

Describe its sound.

Web address where it can be heard.



French Horn


Picture: Include the web link where you found the picture.

What is it made of?

How is it played?

At least 2 interesting facts.

Describe its sound.

Web address where it can be heard.



Trombone


Picture: Include the web link where you found the picture.

What is it made of?

How is it played?

At least 2 interesting facts.

Describe its sound.

Web address where it can be heard.



Tuba


Picture: Include the web link where you found the picture.

What is it made of?

How is it played?

At least 2 interesting facts.

Describe its sound.

Web address where it can be heard



Percussion Family


Snare Drum


Picture: Include the web link where you found the picture.

What is it made of?

How is it played?

At least 2 interesting facts.

Describe its sound.

Web address where it can be heard.



Bass Drum


Picture: Include the web link where you found the picture.

What is it made of?

How is it played?

At least 2 interesting facts.

Describe its sound.

Web address where it can be heard.



Timpani


Picture: Include the web link where you found the picture.

What is it made of?

How is it played?

At least 2 interesting facts.

Describe its sound.

Web address where it can be heard.



Cymbals


Picture: Include the web link where you found the picture.

What is it made of?

How is it played?

At least 2 interesting facts.

Describe its sound.

Web address where it can be heard