What instruments are in a full orchastra??
 

What instruments are in a full orchastra??

    
What instruments are in a full orchastra??    18:35 on Wednesday, December 19, 2007          

Fluteperson765
(2 points)
Posted by Fluteperson765

I dont really like the brassiness of band.....but im in philharmonics and love it.....so wats all in a full orchastra??


Re: What instruments are in a full orchastra??    19:20 on Friday, December 21, 2007          

bp_oboist
(132 points)
Posted by bp_oboist

well... in the full orchestra there's a ton of strings mainly violins, violas, cellos, we had a bass at one point, and a harpist at one point too; in woodwinds we have clarinets, saxophones(i dont know why), oboes(one being me), flutes/piccolo; brass has trumpets, french horns, trombones and we have no tuba. well, our conductor sometimes plays it but its extremely rare. the instrumentation differs in each orchestra, such as there could be more instruments in another orchestra that i didn't mention, but those are basic orchestra instruments.

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if you look at a full orchestra score, you can usually get the idea of what instruments it has. http://www.jwpepper.com/pdf/2478088.pdf try this one


Re: What instruments are in a full orchastra??    20:09 on Friday, December 21, 2007          

blueeyedbassoon
(264 points)
Posted by blueeyedbassoon

Don't forget the bassoons!


Re: What instruments are in a full orchastra??    17:09 on Saturday, December 22, 2007          

bp_oboist
(132 points)
Posted by bp_oboist

hahaa yeah we had a bassoon too lol i forgot about that


Re: What instruments are in a full orchastra??    20:50 on Tuesday, December 25, 2007          

x_miichellee
(42 points)
Posted by x_miichellee

in a typical orchestra, the regulars are:

strings: violin, viola, cello, bass, double bass
winds: flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horns, trumpets, trombones, tubas

and then on some scores, composers write parts for piano, harp, celesta, and of course the family instruments like e. horn, piccolo, etc.

and also sometimes saxophone & baritone (mussorgsky's pictures at an exhibition, anyone?!)


Re: What instruments are in a full orchastra??    21:29 on Thursday, January 17, 2008          

Oboegirl94nm
(308 points)
Posted by Oboegirl94nm

Strings, oboe (w/english horn), clarinet, bass clarinet, flute (w/piccolo), french horn, trumpet, trombone, baritone, tuba, percussion, and piano. I think I covered it all; I don't usually see saxophones in orchestra.

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*and bassoons, and contrabassoons


Re: What instruments are in a full orchastra??    14:28 on Saturday, January 19, 2008          

Leoml88
(77 points)
Posted by Leoml88

depends on what the composer calls for.

Almost always, there is Strings, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Trumpets, and Timpani, but most pieces (especially once you get past baroque and classical) also call for trombones, various percussion instruments, tuba sometimes. Pieces may call for English Horn and Bass Clarinet also, and very very rarely, Saxophone and/or Euphonium.


Re: What instruments are in a full orchastra??    06:53 on Sunday, January 20, 2008          

auroraflame
(45 points)
Posted by auroraflame

Standard String Instruments: Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass
Standard Woodwind Instruments: Flutes, Oboe, Clarinets, Bassoon, Contrabassoon
Standard Brass Instruments: Horns, Trumpets, Trombones, Tubas
Pecussion: Timpani

May include: Piano, Harp, Bass Clarinet, E-flat Clarinet, Piccolo, Cor Anglais, Alto Flute, Saxaphones, Euphoniums, Cornets, Flugelhorns, and a whole range of percussion instruments.


   

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