Thursday, April 28, 2011

What are Western Musical Instruments

It is amazing to know the other instruments in the world because we all know that the note that is being played by the instrumentalists is the same Do-Re-Mi-Fa-Sol-La-Ci-Do no matter what instruments he masters.

So here the lists of Western Instruments;

The Violin Family

These instruments are popular because it is use for Symphony orchestra. A lot of percent of the population are familiar and knows how to play the violin family.

There are 5 members of violin family; 

Violin--- Viola---- Cello--- Double Bass--- Harp

Though its image is different from all the four members of the violin family but it is consider as the family.

The Woodwind Family

Have been trying to hear the sound of Bassoon? Try to search it on and you will surprise how wonderful tone of the woodwind instrument.

Here are the 6 members of Woodwind Family;

Flute---Clarinet---English Horn--- Oboe--- Piccolo--- Bassoon 


The Brass Family

These instruments is use for marching band during Mardi Gras season", and "Carnival season. In Brazil there’s a big Mardi Gras season and while in Cebu there’s Sinulog Festival. Brass instruments have huge sound and it’s like a mother cow who calls a calf.

Here are the 4 members of Brass Family;

French Horn--- Trombone--- Trumpet--- Tuba


The Percussion Family

These instruments are for rhythmic. Percussion is very useful in old and modern music like pop genre, country styles, reggae, Rnb Hip-hop and most especially the Alternative Rock and Metallic genres.

Here are the 4 members of Percussion Family;

Bass Drum--- Cymbals--- Snare Drums--- Timpani


To know more about descriptions of western instruments please search more on google. if you are interested to learn of any of these instruments, you will find the free tutorial on Good luck and God bless everyone!

Last updated: April 22, 2012