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Q: Orchestras contain string woodwind brass and percussion instruments Which family has the most members in the orchestra?
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What famaily does the orchestra belong in?

The orchestra is not a group of instruments - it contains groups of instruments such as woodwind, brass, strings and percussion.


What instruments are in a woodwind quintet?

For classical symphony orchestras , the woodwind instruments used are , piccolo, flute, clarinet, oboe, and bassoon. The saxophone is not normally used in an orchestra.


The typical orchestra of the classical period consisted of?

string, brass, woodwind, and percussion instruments.


How many primary instruments groups those a orchestra have?

Well, there is woodwind, brass, percussion and strings.


How many musicians typically perform with an orchestra?

A full-size orchestra consists of about one hundred musicians, who play instruments in the string, brass, woodwind, and percussion sections. There are also chamber orchestras, which are smaller and consist of fifty musicians or fewer.


How did the development of orchestra influence baroque music?

An orchestra is a large instrumental ensemble or group that contains brass, string, percussion, and woodwind instruments. The development of orchestras motivated the composers of the baroque period to write specifically for orchestras and made an influence on the types of instruments being created during that time period (examples: the violin, the cello, and the piano).


What do we call a group of people playing instruments including woodwind brass string and percussion?

That is called an orchestra


What is a symphony orchestra?

A symphony orchestra is a large instrumental ensemble which is basically made up of four groups of instruments: stringed, woodwind, brass and percussion.


What are the five instrument groups?

Woodwind, strings, percussion and brass are the traditional 4 sections of an orchestra and modern orchestras would include a fifth section of 'keyboards'.


Woodwind instruments are usually found in an orchestra?

I assume you mean "Are woodwind instruments usually found in an orchestra?" The answer is yes, they are


What are the types of instruments in an orchestra?

There are four instrument families in the orchestra: Strings, woodwinds, brass, and percussion. The following are instruments that are regularly in an orchestra: Stringed instruments in an orchestra include: Violins, violas, cellos, and double basses Woodwind instruments in an orchestra include: Flutes, piccolo, oboes, clarinets, and bassoons Brass instruments in an orchestra include: Trumpets, French horns, trombones, and tuba. Percussion instruments include: Snare drum, bass drum, chimes, xylophone, timpani, triangle, tambourine, and many more, depending on the song. Some pieces written for an orchestra require extra instruments, such as: Harp (strings), piano, saxophone (woodwind), English horn (woodwind), and euphonium (brass)


How many families are in an orchestra?

Usually 4: strings, woodwind, brass and percussion. http://www.orsymphony.org/edu/instruments/strings.aspx

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