Category Archives: AoS4 Timbre and Dynamics

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BBC Guide to the instruments in an orchestra

Have a look at this fantastic website that has examples of the sounds instruments make in an orchestra. Vital listening.

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Brass Instruments

These are brass instruments. Trumpets, French Horn, Trombone, Tuba (in the middle). Tuba has the lowest pitch. Get used to the sound. Oh, and this is a brass quintet (5 brass instruments).

Brass instruments might use a mute to change the sound. Watch this to see how they work, and how the sound (or timbre) is different.