Music - Orchestration

----Woodwind----------------------------------------------------

Flute Non-Transposing

(picilo) play 1 octave higher than written

Oboe Non Transposing

more limited than clarinet

Clarinet Bb Write 1 tone above (Bb written as C)

Clarinet A Write minor 3rd above

Low warm register

Wide range

Bassoon Non transposing

Bass of Woodwind

Double reed

----Brass-------------------------------------------------------

Horns F Written Perfect 5th above sound

Trumpet Bb Transposing

Trombone Tenor non-transposing

---Percussion---------------------------------------------------

Timpani non-transposing

Pedal tuned

usually tuned to tonic and dominant

Side Drum not tuned

bass drum not tuned

---Strings------------------------------------------------------

1st Violin

2nd Violin

Viola Alto Clef (middle C in middle)

'cello Bass, Alto or Tenor Clef (middle C above middle line)

Double Bass Sounds Octave lower than written

effective playing pizzicatto

 


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