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Woodwind

You blow wind instruments to create their very unique set of sounds. Some are made of metal, and some wood which is a bit confusing! This is because originally all were wood. Each instrument sounds quite different depending on if it has a ‘reed’ which is a small piece of wood, or not. This family bring the character to a piece of music when you listen to a big orchestra.

  • Flute
  • Piccolo
  • Clarinet
  • Bass clarinet
  • Recorder
  • Saxophone (tenor/ alto/ bass)
  • Oboe
  • Bassoon
  • Cor Anglais