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Trumpet the highest register in the brass family. Produces a "bright"
sound. Constructed of brass tubing bent twice into a compact rectangle.
Cornet a mellower sound than the trumpet, but very similar. Derived from
the post horn.
Flugelhorn - Resembles a trumpet, but with wider tubing. It originally
translated into English as "wing horn"
Tuba Lowest pitch brass instrument. One of the most recent. Has a large
bell and is big in size.
Trombone Literally means "large trumpet". It has a telescopic slide which
is used to vary the pitches.
French Horn Descended from the natural horn. Has 12 feet of tubing
wrapped into a circular shape, ending with the bell.
Clarinet a single reeded-instrument, usually made from wood.
Saxophone It has a single reed like the clarinet, but fingering like the oboe.
They are made in eight sizes, and are usually gold in colour.
Bassoon Lowest member, double reeded. Metal extension on which the
reed is placed.
Flute played on its side, by blowing over the hole. Finger pads have been
Recorder has 8 finger holes and a whistle mouthpiece. Easy to play.
Oboe double-reeded. Has a small bell at the bottom with a sweet sound.