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Overview and Instructions


Research basic facts about instruments of the orchestra.

1. Names of the families string family.
2. Names of the instruments in each family.violin ,cello,bass, harp,
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:
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http://www.crystalconcert.com/Site/images/glass%20violin%20in%20blue.JPG
What is it made of?glass

How is it played? with bow

At least 2 interesting facts. it is made of glass, and looks nice

Describe its sound.

Web address where it can be heard.
http://www.dsokids.com/listen/InstrumentDetail.aspx?instrumentID=3



Viola


Picture:
external image photo160viola.jpg
http://www.dsokids.com/public/Instruments/photo160viola.jpg
What is it made of?wood

How is it played?with bow

At least 2 interesting facts.somebody drew it and its made out of wood

Describe its sound.HIGH

Web address where it can be heard.

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


Cello


Picture:
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http://www.dsokids.com/public/Instruments/photo160cello.jpg
What is
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At least 2 interesting facts.look's like a violin. fun to play

Describe its sound.

Web address where it can be heard.

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

picture: external image photo160bass.jpg

http://www.dsok/public/Instruments/photo160bass.jpgids.com
What is it made of?wood

How is it played?with a bow

At least 2 interesting facts.its blue and expensive

Describe its sound.

Web address where it can be heard

http://www.dsokids.com/listen/InstrumentDetail.aspx?instrumentID=7

Woodwind Family


Flute


Picture: external image flutes.jpghttp://www.yamaha.co.jp/english/product/winds/product/wood/flute/img/flutes.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=21

Oboe


Picture:
external image photo160oboe.jpg
Need link.http://www.dsokids.com/public/Instruments/photo160oboe.jpg
What is it made of? wood

How is it played? blow in it

At least 2 interesting facts. it is big and sounds awesome

Describe its sound.

Web address where it can be heard

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

Clarinet

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Picture: http://z.about.com/d/musiced/1/0/b/clarinet3.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=24

Bassoonexternal image basson.gif

Need link.http://www.dsokids.com/public/Instruments/photo160bassoon.jpg
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

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

Saxophone


Picture: http://www.dsokids.com/public/Instruments/photo160sax.jpg
Need 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

http://www.dsokids.com/listen/InstrumentDeexternal image photo160sax.jpgtail.aspx?instrumentID=28

Brass Family


Trumpet


Picture: http://www.dsokids.com/public/Instruments/photo160tpt.jpg
Need 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.

http://www.dsokids.com/listen/InstrumentDetail.aspx?instruexternal image photo160tpt.jpgmentID=29

French Horn


Picture: Include the web link where you found the picture.
http://www.dsokids.com/public/Instruments/photo160horn.jpg
Need 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.

http://www.dsokids.com/listen/Instruexternal image photo160horn.jpgentDetail.aspx?instrumentID=32

Tromboneexternal image photo160tbn.jpg

Need link.
Picture: Include the web link where you found the picture.
http://www.dsokids.com/public/Instruments/photo160tbn.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=30

Tuba


Picture: http://www.dsokids.com/public/Instruments/photo160tuba.jpgexternal image photo160tuba.jpg
Need 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

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

Percussion Family


Snare Drum


Picture:
external image photo160snare.jpg
Need link.http://www.dsokids.com/public/Instruments/photo160snare.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

external image photo160bassdrum.jpghttp://www.dsokids.com/public/Instruments/photo160bassdrum.jpg
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.

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

Timpani


Picture: Include the web link where you found the picture.
This is a bassoon, not timpani. Need new picture and link.http://www.dsokids.coexternal image photo160timp.jpgm/public/Instruments/photo160timp.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.
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Need link.

Cymbals


Picture:
http://www.dsokids.com/public/Instruments/photo160cymbals.jpgexternal image photo160cymbals.jpg
Need 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 link.