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    music, whether it is jazz, classical, or pop, woodwind instruments often play an important role. These instruments are tubes that are made from wood or metal. Sound is produced when the players blow through them either by a reed, or resonance. When it comes to learning to play an instrument, woodwind instruments are generally easier to learn than brass and this is why many people prefer to choose them. However, there are different types of woodwind instruments and choosing which one to learn is another

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    A clarinet is a woodwind instrument. Most clarinets are made of wood. The instrument consists of a tube with a mouthpiece at one end and a bell-shaped opening at the other end. A clarinet has open tone holes and other holes covered by small metal levers called keys. The musician places his or her fingertips on the holes and keys and blows on a flat cane reed attached to the mouthpiece. The reed vibrates, producing a full, rich tone. The musician plays different notes by covering or uncovering various

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    Double Reed Instruments

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    Double Reed Instruments The four most commonly used double reed instruments are the oboe, the English horn, the bassoon, and the contra bassoon. All of the double reed instruments belong to the woodwind family. Between the four instruments the range of double reeds are a low B flat in bass clef 3 octaves bellow middle C to a high G in treble clef 3 octaves above middle C. The oboe is a double reed woodwind instrument. It has a range of a B flat to a high G 3 octaves above middle C. The

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    interesting clarinet solo rises above the rest of the ensemble. The noticeably dissimilar melody created by the clarinet creates slight tension when pitted against the fanfare melody of the high brass; however, the clarinet is slowly joined by other woodwinds until they finally come together with the brass in a beautiful harmony that pushes forward to the valiant end. The solo demonstrates the bravery Hank Aaron displayed in attaining his dreams; even though it was not initially accepted, Aaron continued

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    Music would not be music if it were not for the sound produced by an object we know of as an instrument. “A musical instrument is a device created or adapted to make musical sounds (Oxford dictionary (British & World English)).” Music dates back to many years and even before electrical instruments humans alway found a way to create sound. Whether it was by clapping, singing or humming people alway created ways to create sound. Although not a proven fact, I strongly believe music is a way to connect

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    The Nationalistic Dlements in the Concerto for Orchestra Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra demonstrates many different cultural and national musical ideas. The Concerto for Orchestra is basically tonal with some dissonance. Bar 39 of the Introduzione shows a verbunkos Hungarian melody in the trumpets. This is an extended and over developed version of the flute melody of bar 30. This melody is a synthetic Hungarian style, incorporating all Hungarian music. The lower strings at this point

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    Instruments of the Orchestra Strings: The viola is an important member of the orchestra, but is not often heard by itself. Because it is bigger than the violin, with longer strings, it makes a rich, warm sound that is lower in pitch. In contrast to the viola the violin is the smallest member of the string family. Because its strings are the shortest, it produces the highest sound. The viola is a little heavier, and its shape is slightly different, too. But it is still played on the violist’s left

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    Music Appreciation

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    four main groups called sections: (1) the string section, (2) the woodwind section, (3) the brass section, (4) and the percussion section. The various instruments in the string, woodwind, and brass section are pitched in different ranges, like voices in a choir. In the following discussion, the instruments in each of these sections are listed in the order from those of the highest range to those of the lowest. Some percussion instruments are also tuned to definite pitches, but most of them have an indefinite

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    Woodwinds: 1.     Flute: The flute is made in the form of an open cylindrical air column about 66 cm long. Its fundamental pitch is middle C (C4) and it has a range of about three octaves to C7. Sound is produced from a flute by blowing onto a sharp edge, causing air enclosed in a tube to vibrate. The modern flute was developed by Theobald Boehm who experimented with it from 1832 to 1847, desiring to give it a bigger tone. He finally produced a parabolic (bowl-shaped) head joint attached to a cylindrical

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    How the Oboe Works

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    How the Oboe Works The oboe belongs to the group of instruments called the woodwinds.  However, it can be further classifies as all instruments can.  Instruments can be further classified by what vibrates to produce a sound.  In the case of the oboe it is air that vibrates and so it is classified as an aero phone, or enclosed or free masses of air. There are three essential parts to every instrument. 1-The essential vibrating substance.  2-The connected reflector, amplifier, or

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