A general term for wind instruments in world music.
A low female voice (also called contralto).
A medium male voice.
The lowest male voice.
A large and low-sounding clarinet.
A large, low drum that produces an indexing niter pitch.
A double reed woodwind. larger and lower than oboe.
Percussion family. A pair of attached small drums that produce indexing nite pitches.
A keyboard percussion instrument that strikes tuned steel bars and looks something like a small upright piano.
Also called violoncello. A bowed string instrument( deeper and higher than viola).
Music written for a small group of instruments, with one player to a part.
Percussion family. Also called tubular bells. sounds like church bells.
a group consists of several voice parts with four or five or more singers in each section.
A general term for stringed instruments in world music.
Single reed woodwind.
A person who directs a musical ensemble and who is responsible for all aspects of the performance of the ensemble.
Afro-Cuban drums. Percussion family.
A small group of Renaissance instruments.
A very low-sounding woodwind instrument, double reed.
Circular metal plates that can be hit together or can be suspended and hit with a beater. They produce an indefinite pitch.
Also called string bass. A bowed string instrument( lowest range of voice).
A long-held note or notes over or under which other music is played.
A woodwind instrument with a pitch range between the oboe and the bassoon that uses a mouthpiece with a double reed.
a side blown woodwind, made of metal.
A brass instrument( lower range than trumpet).
A percussion instrument with two rows of steel bars, each of which produces a definite pitch when struck by a mallet.
Large Asian metal percussion instrument
A plucked stringed instrument with a fingerboard that exists in both acoustic and electric versions.
A plucked stringed instrument (think of angels)
A general term for solid percussion instruments in world musics that are struck together, shaken, scraped, or rubbed to create their sound.
"Linked, tied," indicating a smooth, even style of performance, with each note connected to the next.
A percussion instrument with tuned wooden bars that produce a hollow sound when struck by mallets and resonators under each bar.
A general term for drums in world music.
A Medium female voice.
A device used to soft en or change the tone quality of an instrument. Mutes can be clamped to the bridge of bowed string instruments. Mutes for brass instruments are cone shaped and fit into the instrument's bell.
Double reed woodwind.
An ensemble of instruments consisting mainly of strings, but also usually including woodwinds, brass, and percussion. The size and particular instrumentation of an orchestra depends on the needs of the composition to be performed.
Keyboard instrument. some organs are electronic and some use air.
A stringed instrument played by a keyboard that causes hammers to hit the strings.
A small, high-pitched flute. Woodwind Family
A performance technique in which stringed instrumentsare plucked with the fingers instead of bowed.
A single reed woodwind.
side (snare) drum
A high female voice.
"Detached." Indicating a style of performance in which each note is played in a short, crisp manner.
An electronic instrument that can duplicate almost any sound and can be used to create entirely new sounds.
A single-headed drum with metal discs loosely set in the frame. The instrument is handheld and shaken or struck to produce an indefinite pitch.
A high male voice.
Also called kettledrums. Percussion family.
Cylindrical-shaped drums, usually found in sets of assorted sizes that produce indefinite pitches.
Fast repeated notes.
A brass instrument( usually lower than french horn).
A brass instrument( highest range)
A large brass instrument (lowest range).
The everyday spoken language.
A bowed string instrument( lower range than Violin).
A bowed string instrument( highest range)
A fast and vivacious tempo.
A lowest female voice.
Soprano Alto (SA Choir)
choir of high and low female voices/instruments.
Soprano Alto Tenor Bass (SATB Choir)
choir of high and low female voices/instruments and high and low male voices/ instruments.
Keyboard instrument. strings plucked.