Category Archives: Instruments of the Orchestra

Discovering the instruments of the orchestra..

This is an image of an orchestral layout and where the instruments are to be found in the orchestra..Instruments of orchestraAs an introduction to the instruments of the orchestra take a look at these resources:

These are great from the Philarmonia Orchestra:

BBC – Radio 3 – Discovering Instruments of The Orchestra

This is also really good from Sound Junction. You can listen to examples of each instrument and there is background info on how the instrument is made, played and performance techniques.