VIOLIN
INSTRUMENT FAMILIES
CELLO
INSTRUMENTS
100
What is located at the top of the violin. It is a decorative part, mostly hand carved
SCROLL
100
STRINGS
The Viola belongs to this instrument family
100
F-HOLE
These are the holes shaped in the letter "f" and it allows the sound to come out from the inside of the instrument.
100
Piccolo
What is known as a "Baby Flute"
200
Strings
What is 4 strings that are tuned a fifth apart.
200
WOODWINDS
The Contra Basson belongs to this family
200
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The cello has four strings and it is wrapped around this. The ________is used to tune or alter the pitch of the cello.
200
Soprano Saxophone
What is straight tubed saxophone without a concial bore
300
F-HOLE
What is Is located in the middle of the violin. It . It allows sound to come out of the violin.
300
BRASS
The Trumpet belongs to this instrument family
300
SCROLL
This is located at the top end of the cello and is also referred to as the ornamental curve of the instrument.
300
TRIANGLE
A instrument consisting of a metal bar bent in the shape of an open triangle
400
BRIDGE
What is held in place by the strings' tension. When the string vibrates, this also vibrates
400
PERCUSSION
The Drum belongs to this instrument family
400
TAIL PIECE
This is located at the bottom of the cello. Usually made of plastic, its function is to hold the strings.
400
Cymbals
A instrument consisting of a concave brass disk which makes a loud crashing sound when hit with a drumstick or when two are struck together
500
TAIL PIECE
What is holds the strings so that it has a good distance from the bridge.
500
TUBA
What is the lowest brass wind instrument
500
FINGERBOARD
Both refers to the long part of the cello that is attached to the body. The strings are pressed down on the fingerboard while playing
500
CLARINET
A single-reed instrument with a straight tube
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