Instrument Families

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Family Instruments

Woodwind-          piccalo,flute, oboe, clarinet, saxophone, basson, recorder

Brass-                trumpet, french horn, trombone, tuba

Strings-              violin, viola, cella, double bass, harp, guitar

Percussion-         timpini, bass drum, snare drum, triangle, xylophone, glockenspiel 

Keyboard-           piano, harpsichord, organ, synthesiser 

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Boys voice-                  treble

High womens voice-     soprano 

Low womens voice-      alto

High mans voice-         tenor 

Low mans voice-          bass 

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Music Action

Glissando-        sliding from one note to another 

Pizzicato-         plucking the strings

Tremolando-     very quick playing of a single note

Distortion-        special sound on the electric guitar

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