Wind Instruments


Wind Instruments

Wind instruments create tone by a vibrating column of air. It's classified into 2 groups; brasswinds and woodwinds. Some wind instruments:

Harmonica
Shawm
Bagpipes
 Harmonica
The harmonica has metal reeds places in air channels
 Shawm
Shawm, also refers to a family of free-reed instruments
 Bagpipes
The musician must fill the bag with air by blowing into a pipe.
Clarinet
Cornet
Saxophone
 Clarinet
Information about the clarinet, how it is played, and more.
 Cornet
The cornet has valves and is generally pitched in B flat.
 Saxophone
Information about saxophone and the musicians who play it
Dulcian
Flutophone
Contrabassoon
 Dulcian
The player places her/his lips on the reed & blows...
 Flutophone
Flutophones have an aperture at the bottom...
 Contrabassoon
Also called as double bassoon.
Flute
Trombone
Trumpet
 Flute
Information about the flute and its different types.
 Trombone
It's played by vibrating the lips against the mouthpiece.
 Trumpet
The trumpeter vibrates his/her lips over the mouthpiece.