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Instruments & Techniques


WOODWINDS


Flutes

Flute

Piccolo flute

Alto flute

Bass flute


Oboes

Oboe

English horn

Oboe d'amore


Clarinets

Clarinet

Bass clarinet

Eb-clarinet

Contrabass clarinet

Basset-horn


Bassoons

Bassoon

Contrabassoon


Saxophones

Sopranino saxophone

Soprano saxophone

Alto saxophone

Tenor saxophone

Baritone saxophone

Bass saxophone


Recorders

Garklein recorder

Sopranino recorder

Soprano recorder

Alto recorder

Tenor recorder

Bass recorder

Great bass recorder

Contrabass recorder

Woodwinds techniques

+ legato

+ staccato

+ staccatissimo

+ vibrato

+ vibrato.heavy

+ non vibrato

+ accent

+ marcato

+ tenuto

+ flutter-tongue

+ mezzo-staccato (tenuto+staccato)

+ portato (tenuto+legato)

BRASS


Trumpets

Trumpet

Piccolo trumpet

Bass trumpet

Cornet

Soprano cornet

Flugelhorn


Trombones

Trombone

Bass trombone

Alto trombone

Cimbasso


Horns

French horn

Wagner tuba


Tubas

Tuba

Euphonium

Alto horn/Tenor horn

Baritone horn

Brass techniques

+ legato

+ staccato

+ staccatissimo

+ vibrato

+ vibrato.heavy

+ non vibrato

+ accent

+ marcato

+ tenuto

+ flutter-tongue

+ mezzo-staccato (tenuto+staccato)

+ portato (tenuto+legato)

+ mute.straight

+ mute.cup

+ mute.bucket

+ mute.harmon

+ mute.plunger

French horns only

+ mute (stopped)

STRINGS


Violins

Violin section

Violins 1/2 section

Solo violins


Violas

Viola section

Violas 1/2 section

Solo violas


Cellos

Cello section

Cellos 1/2 section

Solo cellos


Contrabasses

Contrabass section

Contrabasses 1/2 section

Solo contrabasses


Plucked strings

Harp


Guitars

Classical guitar

Steel-string guitar

Mandolin

Banjo

Ukulele

Electric guitar


Basses

Electric bass

Upright bass

Bowed strings techniques

+ pizzicato

+ snap pizzicato

+ col legno

+ mute

+ sul tasto

+ legato

+ staccato

+ staccatissimo

+ vibrato

+ vibrato.heavy

+ non vibrato

+ accent

+ marcato

+ tenuto

+ mezzo-staccato (tenuto+staccato)

+ portato (tenuto+legato)

+ spiccato (staccato+legato)

+ harmonic

Guitar & electric bass effects

+ pizzicato

+ fuzz

+ overdrive

+ distortion

+ metal

+ chorus

+ flange

+ phase

+ wah-wah

+ harmonic

Bass special techniques

+ slap

MISCELLANEOUS


Keyboards

Piano

Harpsichord

Celesta

Pipe Organ


Drums

Timpani

Taiko


Vocals (ah, oh)

Sopranos

Altos

Tenors

Basses

Solo soprano

Solo alto

Solo tenor

Solo bass


Miscellaneous

Accordion

Bandoneon

Theremin (modern)

Theremin (tube)


Metal

Glockenspiel

Glockenspiel (bowed)

Chimes

Chimes (bowed)

Crotales

Crotales (bowed)

Vibraphone

Vibraphone (bowed)


Wood

Xylophone

Xylophone (bowed)

Marimba

Marimba (bowed)


Drum kits (jazz kit and
brushes kit)

Kick drum

China cymbal

Cowbell

Crash cymbal (suspended)

Hi-hat

Ride cymbal

Splash cymbal

Snare drum

Tom-toms


Unpitched percussion

Agogo bells

Anvil

Bass drum

Bongos

Cabasa

Castanets

China cymbal

Clash cymbals (medium)

Clash cymbals (small)

Claves

Congas

Cowbells

Crash cymbal (suspended)

Egg shaker

Finger cymbals

Guiro

Hi-hat

Maracas

Opera gongs

Ratchet

Ride cymbal

Sleigh bells

Splash cymbal

Snare drum

Tam-tam (large)

Tam-tam (medium, 18")

Tambourine

Tom-toms

Triangle

Timbales

Vibraslap (Jawbone)

Wind chimes (Mark tree)

Wind gong

Wood block

Whip

Whistle