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string family (highest to lowest sounding)

violin -> viola -> cello -> double bass

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violin clef

treble

3

viola clef

alto

4

cello clef

bass

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double bass clef

bass, sounds 8ve lower than written

6

arco

- bowing
- string only

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pizzicato (pizz.)

- plucking
- string only

8

con sord. (con sordini)

- with mutes
- string only

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senza sordini (senza sord.)

- without mutes
- string only

10

sul G

- play on the G string
- string only

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sul ponticello

- play near the bridge
- string only

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woodwind family (highest to lowest sounding)

flute -> oboe -> clarinet -> bassoon

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flute clef

treble

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oboe clef

treble

15

clarinet clef

treble

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bassoon clef

bass

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brass family (highest to lowest sounding)

trumpet -> horn -> trombone -> tuba

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trumpet clef

treble

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horn clef

treble

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trombone clef

bass

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tuba clef

bass

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clarinet (notes)

- transposing instrument

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trombone (notes)

uses a slide to produce sound

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double bass (notes)

produces sound 8ve lower than on sheet

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percussion family (highest to lowest sounding)

glockenspiel -> xylophone -> timpani

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timpani (notes)

the only drums that produce notes in definite pitch

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instruments of indefinite pitch

- side drum
- bass drum
- cymbals
- triangle

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Mano

hand

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Mano Sinistra

left hand

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Mano destra

right hand