Tag Archives: strings


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.


Violin and Cello

Now if you skip through to 2 mins into this video, you will see a violin (Nigel Kennedy playing) and a cello on their own. They are playing some Bach inventions, but it is a great way to hear the difference in sound and see what the instruments look like and how they are played. They are both string instruments.